High Intensity Interval Training - Allsports Physiotherapy

Don’t have time to exercise? Welcome to HIIT!

HIIT has rapidly become an increasingly popular modality of training, being utilised by both gyms and prescribed by exercise professionals. But what is HIIT? HIIT stands for high intensity interval training and is characterised by brief intermittent bursts of high intensity activity followed by a period of low intensity recovery or rest.2

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Beginner's running guide - Allsports Physiotherapy

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

With the closure of gyms around the country, many people have taken up outdoor running. Running is a great way to improve overall health and cardiovascular fitness and it’s also an effective way of stimulating the natural mood and energy hormones (endorphins) in our body – running can feel great! But running can also present certain challenges. Here are a few tips to follow to get you started and keep you on track – particularly for those new to running. Read more

Exercise for Obesity - Allsports Physiotherapy

Weighing in on the Obesity Epidemic

Obesity has become the most visible, yet most ignored public health concern globally. It is the second leading contributor to countless preventable illnesses. On its own, obesity is a debilitating chronic disease with an estimated decrease in life expectancy of 8.3 years for men and 6.1 years for women. Obesity is the fifth leading cause of deaths worldwide. Read more

Exercise & Endometriosis - Allsports Physiotherapy

Endometriosis, sometimes better known as ‘Endo’, is a chronic condition estimated to affect more than 700,000 Australian females. However, it is frequently under-recognised largely due to the vast array of symptoms an individual may experience. Due to this, and other contributing factors, the National Action Plan for Endometriosis from 2018, estimates that an accurate diagnosis takes on average between seven and twelve years.

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Exercise & osteoporosis - Allsports Physiotherapy

Osteoporosis; is exercise the simple step to better bone health?

Osteoporosis is a chronic disease where the density and quality of our bones slowly decreases, resulting is decreased bone strength. As the disease progresses and the bones become weaker, there is a greater risk of fracture. Surprisingly, many people do not even know they have osteoporosis until they experience a fracture which is why osteoporosis is often considered a silent disease.

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Male runner running up grassy hill - Allsports Physiotherapy

Lady rolling up exercise matWith the ever-evolving COVID-19 climate, we are regularly being asked by our patients, friends and family if it’s safe to continue their daily exercise routines. Now, more than ever, we have a very good reason to exercise. We know exercise contributes to good health – and that includes both our physical and mental health and well-being. Even more so in the current situation, we all need a good boost.

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Australian NRL Schoolboys team with Ben Heidenreich

Allsports group partners, Coral Coast Physiotherapy, had the opportunity to be a part of a proud moment for the NRL Schoolboys under 18s side over the weekend. With Sunday’s match against the much older and more experienced New Zealand NRL team, the Australian Schoolboys were eager to prove their skills and teamwork. Ben Heidenreich, Coral Coast Physiotherapy’s director and Allsports group partner, has being working alongside the NRL Schoolboys 18s for his seventh tour as their team physiotherapist and performance manager.

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Wynnum Seagulls Intrust Cup Scoring

Allsports Sporting Partners Wynnum Seagulls LogoAt Allsports Physiotherapy, our team is proud to offer individualised rehabilitation and preventative care for athletes of all levels,  so we’re very excited to share the work we’ve been doing with the Wynnum Seagulls this year – and the impact that it has helped create on both their physical health and overall wellbeing. This Sunday we’re thrilled to see the Wynnum Seagulls taking on the Burleigh Bears in the Queensland Rugby League 2019 Grand Final! Read more