Category Archives: Injury Rehabilitation and Training

A Return To Running Program

A Return To Running Program

Return To Running Program Rehabilitation of an injury requires returning the individual to pre-injury activity levels. Achieving this frequently involves a return to running. Below is a simple outline I use in my clinic for returning patents running. Where running is an important component of their training, sport (and life). Obviously this is not a… Read More >

Ankle Taping And Adjacent Joint Injury

Ankle Taping And Adjacent Joint Injury

Does Ankle Taping Increase The Injury Risk To Adjacent Areas? Taping your ankle can provide support and stability and is used specifically in physical activities or sports that involves uneven surfaces, rapid changes of direction, jumping and landing, and physical contact with opposition. Useful in protecting the ankle joint, preventing injury to the ankle and… Read More >

Sydney Sports Massage

Sydney Sports Massage

Massage And Physiotherapy Treatment We now offer sports massage from Sydney Physio Clinic. Traditionally the use of massage has made up a large amount of the treatment time spent in physio rooms. Regardless of the complaint, be it a sports injury, post-op rehab following surgeries, or for the treatment of sore back and necks, massage… Read More >

Yoga: Not Just For Young Flexible Females

Yoga Is For Everyone

Yoga is for everyone and as a physiotherapist I feel yoga can play an important role in many of my patents overall rehab/maintenance programs.

Which Type Of Yoga Is Good For Me?

Which Yoga Is Right For Me?

How To Choose The Right Yoga For Your Needs These days yoga is a relatively mainstream form of exercise where the benefits of performing regular yoga practice being numerous and varied. Depending on the style of yoga you are performing means the focus and therefore the benefits will vary. Some of the typical benefits listed… Read More >

Lock Lacing Method For A Better Shoe Fit

Lock Lacing Method For A Better Shoe Fit

What Does Lock Lacing Your Running Shoes Mean? Lock lacing is a lacing technique used with the intention of creating a super-tight finish to your shoe fit. A method that is often recommended by podiatrists and running coaches to help reduce heel slippage within the shoe when running. Lock lacing as a lacing method is… Read More >

How To Start Barefoot Running

How To Start Barefoot Running

Barefoot Running: Where To Begin When you are looking at transitioning to a more barefoot style of running then I would suggested that it is best not to simply ditch your old running shoes and try and kick off barefoot running using exactly the same training routines and volumes you were performing wearing your traditional… Read More >

Barefoot Running: Is It Good For Me?

Barefoot Running: Is It Good For Me?

Barefoot Running Is The Not So New Running Craze Barefoot running is as it suggests in its most basic form running without shoes. The majority of barefoot runners we see in our Sydney Physio practice are tending to run in thin-soled shoes zero drop shoes such as the Vibram Five-fingers, New Balance minimus or TSLA… Read More >

Running Shoe Replacement Tips

Running Shoe Replacement Tips

Some Quick Running Shoe Replacement Tips Running in worn out shoes are a potential injury risk to a runner; therefore, it is important to recognize when it is time to replace your old running shoes. Using a few quick running shoe replacement tips and checks can help you monitor and assess if the time is… Read More >

How To Check If Your Running Shoes Need Replacing

How To Check Your Running Shoes Need Replacing

Checking Your Running Shoes For Signs Of Wear Checking your shoes outsole: As mentioned in the previous blog the outsole will typically wear fairly heavily at the outside heel area of a shoe. Other than simply looking at the sole of your shoes to see if there are any obvious signs of breakdown of the… Read More >