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Category Archives: Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous

Stop this Festive Season from being a Headache

The lead up to Christmas is traditionally a very busy time, often with long work hours & more events on at night. Longer work hours have been regularly linked to a higher risk of injury. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

3 Reasons Good Posture Should Be On Your Mind

We’re sure you’ve heard it all before. Good posture can improve overall health, boost brain function and make you feel better about yourself in five seconds flat – big talk for one seemingly simple quick-fix. Cultivating and maintaining a good … Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

CrossFit, Injury & Physiotherapy

From a physiotherapy perspective we can help manage you back to CrossFit faster by treating your injury and addressing any biomechanical or structural regions that are resulting in increased chance of injury. Continue reading

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Mattresses – Is sleeping a pain in the neck?

Mattresses & pillows have limited life expectancies, so if your mattress is saggy it’s time for an upgrade. Continue reading

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Are your Kids giving you Backpain?

In a typical day, parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles looking after young children are required to push, pull, bend & lift…over & over & over again. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous, Womens Health |

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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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

Posted in Client Education, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous, Womens Health |

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

Posted in Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous, Upper Limb |

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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Optimal Standing Posture

Are you even able to get to a good standing posture? Continue reading

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Could you be pre-diabetic? Or have Metabolic Syndrome?

Footwear, previous injury, or pain? Treat these early, see a Podiatrist or Physiotherapist. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Foot & Ankle, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Diabetes & Foot Risk

It is also very important to check in early if you notice a wound on your foot. So have you seen a Podiatrist in the last 12 months? Or do you have a friend of
family member who hasn’t either? If this is you, don’t put it off any longer. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Foot & Ankle, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

It’s Travel Time – Be wary of DVT’s

DVTs commonly form in the deep veins of the legs particularly after long periods of immobilisation, leading to the common term “economy class syndrome”. If you experience shortness of breath, chest pain or an increased heart or breathing rate, call an ambulance on 000 or 112 from your mobile. Continue reading

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Recurrent Hamstring Strain

There is another less known but very common hamstring injury, hamstring tendinopathy that often occurs at the origin of the muscle. This injury is more likely to occur in distance runners & has both an endurance or fatigue component & a stabilising role. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Hip & Knee, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |