Strength-Training-for-Sports
Strength-training-for-sport

With summer around the corner, it won’t be long until you can rejoin your teammates and fill your days with cricket, soccer, tennis and all your favourite summer sports. As a result, we’ve been fielding plenty of questions about the most effective ways to improve sports performance, and do so fast

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Jonno Hennessy, Tony Ganter and Jo Boon - MND
Allsports Camp Hill partner Jonathon Hennessy, Allsports Physio founder Tony Ganter and Jo Boon.

At Allsports Physio, we don’t just think of the people we treat as patients, we come to treat them as we would our own family. Every patient’s story is different and we’re here to support them in every way we can.

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Hydrotherapy
hydrotherapy-treatment

3.4 million Australians are currently living with chronic pain. Having this persistent pain can feel frustrating, disheartening, stressful and restrictive, with those experiencing it being five times more likely to be “limited a lot” in their daily activities, making it difficult for them to work and continue being involved in the activities they enjoy. 

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Tradie-Health-Week

Despite your body being responsible for every single action and movement completed at work, Australian tradies take better care of their tools than their bodies, according to research completed by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA).

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Mature man suffering from knee pain on sofa

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints our allied health professionals see in clinic. But do not worry – physiotherapy has been proven to be extremely helpful in alleviating knee pain.[1]

Why is knee pain so common?

Mature man suffering from knee pain on sofaThe knee is the largest shock absorbing joint in the leg and takes the brunt of our day-to-day loads. The knee joint is essentially made up of bones, cartilage, and ligaments. Four bones make up your knee joint: the thigh bone (femur), shin bones (tibia and fibula) and the patella (kneecap). These bones are lined with chondral cartilage and two meniscus (tough rubbery pieces of cartilage) that sit between your thigh and shin bones to help absorb shock and facilitate movement. There are four important structural ligaments that keep your knee stable and the muscles around your knee also support your joint. Any of these structures can be a source of pain.

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A Modern rehabilitation physiotherapy worker with senior client
A Modern rehabilitation physiotherapy worker with senior client

Suffering from a sore lower back?

You are not alone – about 80% of the population experiences a sore back at some point in their lives, regardless of their physical and psychological health. But don’t despair – most people recover within 4-6 weeks.[1]

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Have you ever experienced pain from straining a muscle?

If the answer is yes, you’re not alone! Muscle injuries account for approximately 30% of injuries seen in sports medicine clinics.[1] Typically, these injuries recover well particularly with a tailored rehabilitation program.

But the question remains: can you manage the muscle strain at home? If you have already consulted Dr Google, you probably found contradictory information and may not be sure what to do next. Let’s help by clarifying what a muscle injury is and then outline what can be done to treat the muscle injury properly.

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