Tennis elbow

Monday, February 29, 2016

Tennis elbow is one of the most common repetitive stress injuries but despite its name, it’s actually more common in non-tennis players than those hitting the ball around the court.

Tennis elbow, also called Lateral epicondylalgia is caused by repeated extension of the wrist against resistance. This leads to small tears in the tendons attaching to the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow that results in pain and tenderness. Read more

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Cold vs Heat

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Cold vs Heat - which one should you use to treat your injury?
When to use a hot or cold pack to treat injuries and pain.
How to treat an injury with cold and heat therapy. Read more

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Is Stress Useful? Are There Different Types of Stress? An Employer’s Guide

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Work-related stress is an important issue for employees, because it’s one of the major causes of absenteeism for ill-health, costing Australian employers $10.11 million every year.  It results in high staff turnover, poor worker/management relations, low morale and reduced performance.  Here are some of the common causes of work-related stress: Read more

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Swimming Suit Technology – What are the Advantages of Hi-Tech Fabrics?

Monday, January 18, 2016

When the Speedo LZR Racer hi-tech swimming suit hit the international swimming community during the 2008 Olympics, the world was mesmerised.  The inclusion of non-fabric polyurethane panels to reduce drag and give a smoother passage through the water was so unexpected that it caused a lot of controversy.  Read more

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The Basics of a Good Runners’ Diet

Monday, January 11, 2016

Runners need a diet that maintains good health and promotes peak performance, so your diet should include these essential components: Read more

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How to Stop Thigh Rubbing & Other Skin Irritations

Thursday, January 07, 2016

Chafing caused by thighs constantly rubbing together during runs can cause a sore, red, skin rash that stings when you shower.  Other vulnerable areas include underarms, along the bra line for women and sore nipples in men.  Read more

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Greenstick Fracture: Diagnosis and Prognosis – How Physiotherapy Returns Strength & Mobility

Monday, January 04, 2016

A greenstick fracture is an incomplete fracture where the bone doesn’t split completely into two sections.  Greenstick breaks usually happen to children - owing to the flexibility of young bones - but these fractures sometimes happen to adults, too.   Read more

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What is Good Posture? The Natural Way to Avoid Injuries, Reduce Pain and Treat Insomnia

Monday, December 28, 2015

Good posture means holding your body in a position that allows all aspects of your body to work properly when you’re standing, sitting and lying down.  Read more

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ITB Syndrome – What Is It & What’s the Best Treatment?

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The Ilio-Tibial Band (ITB) is a thick band of connective tissue covering the outside leg muscles from the hip to the knee.  This tissue is often inflamed and irritated in athletes who do repetitive knee bend and stretch movements - like runners and cyclists. Read more

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Cleaning Your Bike

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Just wiping your bike down is not sufficient to clean off all of the salts and if you sweat a lot you should do a thorough wash and inspection after every ride.  It only takes about 15-minutes and will keep your machine at peak performance and avoid unnecessary damage.   Read more

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