World Spine Day

World Spine Day

World Spine Day is a great opportunity to shine light on spinal disorders and encourage you to take steps to better health. This year the theme is ‘Your Back in Action’, emphasising the importance of physical activity and improving posture as part of good spinal...
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed onset muscle soreness (D.O.M.S) is a medical condition that is characterised by the stiffness, tenderness and pain in muscles several hours after performing a strenuous physical activity. When muscles are stressed, small microscopic tears occur in the...
Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is a general term used to describe pain on the outside of the elbow. The most common cause is overloading of the tendon of the wrist extensor muscles as they insert into the elbow. Those engaged in strenuous activities such as tennis, climbing, swimming...
Musculoskeletal Injuries and Children in Sport

Musculoskeletal Injuries and Children in Sport

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 6 out of 10 children aged between 5 and 14 years participate in organised sports. Still more participate in informal recreational activities. Although sports participation provides numerous physical and social benefits,...
Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of head and neck injuries resulting from an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. These forces may result in painful injuries to the muscles, ligaments and joints of the neck and other...
Core Stability

Core Stability

There are many myths and misconceptions about core stability which has become a popular concept in both the rehabilitation and fitness industries in recent years. Everywhere you look, social media, TV, online, emails and even women’s magazines now implore you to...