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09
May

My Commonwealth Games Experience

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 On the 8th April 2018, the wonderful experience began with a 5 am start at Carrara Indoor Stadium. Having arrived the night before, I was jet lagged and tired. My first morning began with an early rise at 3.30 am, out the door by 4.30 am and ready to go...
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CARRARA SPORTS & LEISURE CENTRE
24
Mar

My Journey to the Commonwealth Games Part 2

CARRARA SPORTS & LEISURE CENTRE- COMMONWEALTH GAMES 2018 GOLDCOAST   The Journey continues…. Not long now. The Commonwealth Games commence on the 4th April and I’ll be flying to the Gold Coast to commence my work on the 7th April until the 15th April. I am so lucky with my allocation because I’ll be working...
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26
Feb

The Impact of Shoes on Injuries and Pain

Many people may disagree, but I am adamant that shoes have a great impact on causing injuries and pain to feet and legs. There are lots of things to consider regarding shoes and activities: Have you picked the right shoe for the activity? Most people are excellent at choosing the correct shoe for their needs,...
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03
Jan

My Journey to the Commonwealth Games

On the 4th July 2017 (my birthday) I received the wonderful news that I had been selected as a physiotherapist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.  I was honoured at being selected, nervous and so excited at this wonderful news.  This was definitely going to be the highlight of my 30 year...
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20
Nov

Effective Self-Treatment with the McKenzie Method

The McKenzie Method is a non-invasive approach to physical therapy, providing pain management through effective diagnosis, patient education and self-treatment. In this article, we’re explaining how this innovative method works for many patients in Australia. The McKenzie Philosophy Many of our clients have heard about the McKenzie method as a self-treatment system for back pain,...
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Older patient being helped to walk through rehabilitation by a physiotherapist
23
Oct

Restoring Your Power through Rehabilitation!

Suffering from an injury can be detrimental to your overall health and mental wellbeing. Whether it’s a sports-related injury, a work-related injury, or simply an unfortunate accident – it can prove a real setback to your emotional and physical state. No one wants to feel like they’re not their true self. While injuries are often...
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Varieties of herbs next to mortar and pestle
20
Sep

Physiotherapy and Natural Therapies: Why Not Both?

Most of us who maintain an active and healthy lifestyle are aware of the benefits of physiotherapy. Whether you’re a life-long sports enthusiast, you have suffered an injury or you simply like to remain health-conscious, many people have directly experienced the great benefits that a physiotherapist can bring to our lives. But could we be...
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Healthy knee joint and unhealthy painful knee joint
29
Aug

Understanding Osteoarthritis

Many Australians suffer from osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that’s often referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis. In fact, this is the most common chronic condition of the joints. While there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are many treatments available for pain relief, including physiotherapy. In this post, we’ll go over everything you...
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Fitness group of 6 warming up doing jumping jacks at the park.
25
Jul

The Importance of Warming Up

Do you lead an active lifestyle? Whether you’re an athlete or you just like to go to the gym a few times a week, it’s very important to warm up before taking part in any physical activity. Warming up is one of the most important steps in preventing injuries. A warm up is usually involves...
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