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Here’s a couple of articles about different common conditions.

Become a Better Cyclist Painfree

Your cycling shouldn’t be a pain in the butt – literally or otherwise. While it doesn’t mean it has to be easy, there are simple things you can do to ensure you get the most power out of your body on your bike. Continue reading

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Heel pain

Heel Pain needs to be assessed & managed early as it rarely resolves on its own. Continue reading

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Tri – Keep the spark alive throughout the slog

Here are 8 tips to bring back the fun into your Triathlon training sets. Continue reading

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Tri Training When more of the same is not better

Training everyday, morning & night, might mean that you get the kilometres covered but at what cost? Continue reading

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Tri Transition – the 4th Discipline

Training for transitions is sometimes referred to as a brick session. Continue reading

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I want to do a Tri – what next?

Your physio will help you work exercises & strategies throughout your day to improve your glut strength & its staying power for your triathlon training. Continue reading

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Try a Tri

At Paddo Physio we know triathlons & can help you get the most out of your body & effort safely. We can also advise you on the correct running shoes if you need. Continue reading

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How Physiotherapy Can Treat Workplace Injuries

Workplace injuries, particularly those of the musculoskeletal variety, can be a source of concern to both employer and employee. While the injured employee contends with potential loss of income and medical treatment, the employer has to keep the business running … Continue reading

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Maintaining Healthy Bones – Preventing Osteoporosis

Your Physio can help you identify if you are at risk and can educate you in keeping your bones healthy as Osteoporosis has a silent onset. Continue reading

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Burning Feet? See your Podiatrist

There are many causes of burning feet, your Podiatrist will assist with diagnosis, advice & management. Early management is the key to stopping changes becoming permanent Continue reading

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The correct way to cut toenails

A pedicure might seem like a frivolous luxury, but as anyone who has suffered from ingrown toenails or a fungal nail infection knows, sometimes they are a necessity. Proper toenail hygiene is the most important step in preventing an occurrence … Continue reading

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Bunions

Consult with a Podiatrist or a Physiotherapist to have the bunion area assessed Continue reading

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Pregnancy & Your Feet

Spreading of the foot, swelling in the feet and ankles during pregnancy can make shoes uncomfortable or unable to fit and may increase rubbing at certain sites. Your Podiatrist or Physio can help you temporarily address swelling and offer footwear advice Continue reading

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How Physiotherapy can help treat tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is the most common type of elbow pain. The term refers to pain in the lateral epicondyle, or the bump on the outer side of your elbow, and the muscles and tendons on the back of your forearm. … Continue reading

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Hammertoe: What is it, and how can it be avoided?

Hammer toe  is a foot condition where  the toe is bent upwards at the first joint. This is similar to claw or mallet toes. If untreated, the toe can become fixed in this position and can’t straighten out.  This can … Continue reading

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Headaches

Approximately two thirds of the general population are affected by headaches. For some people suffering frequent or chronic headaches, their entire life-style is altered.  There are a number of different types of headaches with many different causes. This can make … Continue reading

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Fungal infections of the foot & lower limb

Your Podiatrist can assist you in the diagnosis & management of fungal infections of the toes, feet & lower leg. Diabetics need to take care of their feet. Continue reading

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Strength to improve Flexibility – a Paradox?

It may seem paradoxical but tightness can be addressed by a strengthening programme, tailored by your Physio, which will change the perception of tightness, make range of movements gains and keep them. Continue reading

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Tendinitis, Tendinosis, Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy used to be considered an overuse injury, now it is more associated with loading errors. Continue reading

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Optimal Standing Posture

You are meant to have a curve in your lower back in standing but it is not meant to be pronounced. Standing up completely rigidly straight is not ideal. Optimal standing posture involves a gentle contraction of your core muscles … Continue reading

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