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30th March, 2017

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Cervicogenic headaches

“Do you think that my headaches are coming from my neck?” This is a typical question that physiotherapists get asked on a regular basis. Cervicogenic headaches (neck related headaches) may be the cause of up to 35% of all headaches presenting for physiotherapy. The b.

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18th January, 2017

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Hamstring Strain Injuries

Keith recently attended the Sporting Hamstring course conducted by Geelong Cats head physio Mark Young and AIS track and field physio Ben Raysmith and provides insight into how to prevent hamstring injuries. Hamstring strain injuries (HSI) remain at the forefront.

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22nd December, 2016

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Christmas Opening Hours

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family from all the team at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic. We wish you a safe, healthy and happy festive season. During the Christmas/New Year weeks we will remain open, only closing on public holidays and Saturday 24th a.

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6th December, 2016

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Summer Holiday Program

Sports Performance Program Physiotherapists are seeing an increase in children and teenagers presenting with preventable injuries. This is due to the amount of stress placed on their body when they switch from being sedentary for a large portion of thei.

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2nd November, 2016

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A breath of fresh air…

Some thoughts from Hina on breathing techniques commonly taught in Clinical Pilates... I have been practicing Clinical Pilates for over eight years and teaching for the past five. Throughout this time I have been lucky enough to experience many different approaches and st.

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26th July, 2016

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Function of the kneecap

With a recent spate of kneecap (patella) tracking issues, I thought I would explore this injury more and describe the reasons behind faulty patella-tracking. Patella-tracking issues are one of the most common knee conditions due to the significant number of factors that a.

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28th June, 2016

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Core: What is it and why is it important?

“Core”…what does it even mean? The concept of “core” means different things to different professions. Core can refer to the abdominal muscles, pelvic floor muscles, the muscles that control the hip and pelvis, or even the back muscles? So when you are told to sw.

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5th May, 2016

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Fun Runs

In the lead up to the Mother’s Day Classic, and whether you’re planning on competing a 5km or half marathon, it’s always great to be prepared. Here are a few of my top tips on how to make the most of your fun run experience! Good Footwear The imp.

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29th January, 2016

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Bag pain / Back pain

As thousands of students start the school year, physiotherapist Hina Chauhan discusses why heavy backpacks can be detrimental to young developing bodies. What sort of problems can school bags cause? When packed and worn correctly school bags pose no seri.

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27th January, 2016

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How to avoid getting injured

Everybody will have experienced a time when they have an important event coming up, and the last thing they could possibly want is an injury. So how can you prevent this from happening to you? Limiting big changes in your training or exercise quantity is essential. You do.

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28th October, 2015

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Stress fractures

Our bones make slight changes to their architecture every day. This process is called remodelling and it occurs in response to the pressures and forces we put on our bones. These include the force of gravity, tensile force from our muscles pulling on their bony attachments a.

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18th August, 2015

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Strength requirements for running

Running technique has become a hot topic recently with a growing trend towards ‘barefoot’ running and forefoot strike. The popular book “Born to Run” by Christopher McDougall along with the work of evolutionary anthropologist Daniel Lieberman have propelled the idea .

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