Category Archives: Sports Injuries and Management

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 >

Do Carbon-Fibre Running Shoes Warrant The Hype?

Do Carbon-Fibre Running Shoes Warrant The Hype?

What Are Carbon-Fibre Running Shoes? Carbon fibres are thin, strong polymers composed of carbon atoms. When twisted together it creates a material that is remarkably stiff. As well as being durable, lightweight, and resistant to temperature changes. Historically carbon fibres have been used in several spaces including, military engineering, motorsports, aeronautical engineering and in more… Read More >

What Are Cortisone Injections?

What Are Corticosteroid Injections?

Cortisone Injections Corticosteroids are powerful anti-inflammatory medications. Cortisone injections (injecting corticosteroids) are typically utilized in an attempt to offer fast acting relief to inflamed muscles, tendons, tendon-sheaths, joints, and bursae. In terms of the risk to benefit ratio, historically corticosteroid injections are thought of being worth consideration. Particularity in the management of joint and soft-tissue… 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 >

nib First Choice Network Physio

nib First Choice Network Physio

Make The Most Of Your Extras With nib First Choice Network At Sydney Physio Clinic we are proud to be a part of the nib preferred provider scheme, known as the nib first choice network. As with all private health insurance funds as a member you can see any healthcare professional your choosing (assuming their… 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 >