Tag: Injury

What is the Best Foot-Strike Pattern For Running? (And Why We Miss the Point)

What is the Best Foot-Strike Pattern For Running? (And Why We Miss the Point)

If you run, there’s every chance you’re aware of the heel strike vs forefoot strike debate. For those unaware, there’s no current consensus on which foot-strike pattern is “best“ to decrease injury risk and improve running performance. There are many well-informed and passionate opinions of 

101 Physiotherapy Tips to Conquer Pain & Reclaim Function

101 Physiotherapy Tips to Conquer Pain & Reclaim Function

  As an experienced Physical Therapist, I’ve come to understand many things about the body, its mechanics, injury and the recovery process. Some things I’ve learned from gifted people, and others I’ve worked hard to figure out for myself. The bottom line, however, is that 

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

How familiar are you with the Marc Pro device? If the answer is “not very” and you value fitness and performance then you’re hopefully in for a treat. The Marc Pro is a tool you need to at least be familiar with going forward for 

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Hands up if you try to do the right thing and ice an injury? Even if you don’t, it’s widely known you probably should. After all, decades of Sport’s Medicine have consistently told us this. Icing an injury has been so popular for so long 

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Many know how devastating an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury can be. There’s a long, mentally challenging rehab process and a very real chance you may re-injure yourself again. But as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) working alongside those recovering from ACL injuries every day, I’ve 

Why the Best Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis Involves the Whole Leg

Why the Best Treatment For Achilles Tendonitis Involves the Whole Leg

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist 

Why the True Cause of Hamstring Injury is Back Dysfunction: (ft. Cyril Rioli)

Why the True Cause of Hamstring Injury is Back Dysfunction: (ft. Cyril Rioli)

The hamstring injury is far too common. Despite the time and effort, we devote to its prevention and treatment it’s still so frequent. In the Australian Football League (AFL) alone, new hamstring injury rates have barely shifted for the best part of six years. This