Junior athlete sports performance & injury prevention

Between December and February we will run another edition of our sports performance & injury prevention classes for school age athletes. Stay tuned for more updates for the times of these classes..

Keith De Souza travels with the Victorian Vipers to Perth

Physiotherapist Keith De Souza leaves this weekend to Perth as the physio for the Victorian Vipers open age state hockey team. They will be competing in the Australian Hockey League to hopefully bring home some silverware. We wish the girls all the very best of luck and hope Keith does not need to do much work!.

Another successful season at Old Scotch Football Club

Another year finished in amateur football and thanks to the work of physiotherapists Hayley Runting and Mark Fotheringham, Scotch has had a successful year with 3 teams making finals. Unfortunately the seniors finished 3rd, reserves 2nd and under 19's 4th. We look forward to getting the boys to hold up the premiership flag next year and have another year of minimal injuries..

Posture & Elite Performance programs

The therapists at Malvern Physiotherapy recognise that many of the injuries we see in adults relate to some of the habits picked up as students and young athletes. As a result of this we are introducing two separate programs aimed at school age to help to address any issues before they result in long term issues. These programs are designed to: 1. Address postural issues 2. Improve performance & prevent injuries in young athletes We will be running .

R U OK day

R U OK day. Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic in their support of R U OK day will be down at Taits Timber & Hardware on Thursday the 10th of September to raise the awareness of the link between physical injuries and mental health issues for tradies. Come down and say hi between 8am and 10am..

Professional Development

Professional development evening hosted by Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic on the shoulder. Orthopaedic surgeon Austin Vo will present at this evening on surgery to the shoulder joint. He will discuss the latest techniques in shoulder surgery including the athroscopic Latarjet procedure for shoulder instability. Our physio’s will discuss the function of the scapula and how it facilitates good shoulder function..

U/21 Vic Men’s Hockey claim gold at National Championships

Congratulations to our physio Keith and the U21 Victorian Men’s Hockey team on winning gold at the National Championships held in Canberra last week. The team went through the tournament undefeated, beating WA 2-1 in the final. The result was just reward for the team's consistency throughout the 6 games. The tournament was filled with high quality talent, with many of the boys pushing for Australian Junior World Cup selection, which will be held in New Delhi in 2016.Winning gold at the National champions.

Associate Professor Gavin Williams

Associate professor Gavin Williams spoke to the physiotherapists of Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic and Neuro-solutions on running biomechanics in athletes and those with neurological deficits..