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Winning the Warrnambool Marathon! Leo’s story…

Winning the Warrnambool Marathon! Leo’s story…

Remember that high of crossing the finish line of a run you have been training for for months? We are all missing it. In the clinic, we have been reflecting on what our clients have achieved over the years. We don't always get that chance as we are too focussed on the...

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Top 5 Ways to avoid getting a running injury!

Top 5 Ways to avoid getting a running injury!

With gyms closed we’ve found lots of people are turning to running and making the most of the awesome trails and beaches the Surf Coast has to offer! With all this extra time, it may be tempting to run more frequently and/or longer distances.  But, did you know that...

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Pain on the outside of the knee? It could be your ITB!

Pain on the outside of the knee? It could be your ITB!

My 5 steps to fixing ITB syndrome You’re out on a run chasing down your next PB when suddenly you feel a sharp pain on the outside of your knee. You pull up, shake it off and start again. But that same pain returns getting worse with each step until you’re eventually...

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Is Dry Needling painful?

Is Dry Needling painful?

Trigger point dry needling Trigger point dry needling is a technique where a fine, sterile acupuncture filament needle is used to stimulate and relieve a “trigger point” in tight and sore muscles. So, what does that even mean? A ‘trigger point’ is a tight or...

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Do you have Pain on the outside of your foot?

Do you have Pain on the outside of your foot?

Lateral Foot Pain Ugg boot foot? We have been seeing an increase recently in clients experiencing pain through the outside of the foot. One of the main changes over the last few months have been people working from home and wearing slippers or going barefoot. I have...

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Top 5 Immunity Tips by Osteopath, Bridget

Top 5 Immunity Tips by Osteopath, Bridget

In a time when we are all aware of the health of our community, it’s great to step back and think about how we can help ourselves, and in turn help the entire community. Preventative medicine is something we should all embrace & practice each and every day, not...

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Walking tracks on our beautiful Surf Coast

Walking tracks on our beautiful Surf Coast

With many of us having a little more time on our hands, now is the perfect time to get out into the fresh air, make the most of the perfect autumn weather and explore your surrounds. We are so lucky to live on the Surf Coast, and walking is one of the best ways to...

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Top Tips for Blister Prevention by Podiatrist, Marney.

Top Tips for Blister Prevention by Podiatrist, Marney.

Blister prevention With the Surf Cost Trek and Oxfam trail walk fast approaching and training in full swing, blisters may be an issue for you! This blog is about the prevention of Blisters and how your Podiatrist can help. There are many types of blisters that people...

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Exercise and Endometriosis

Exercise and Endometriosis

March is endometriosis awareness month! Exercise Physiologist, Danielle, is here to give some insight into how exercise can play a role in helping to reduce symptoms of endometriosis. What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic health condition affecting one in...

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Top 6 Strength exercises to improve long distance running

Top 6 Strength exercises to improve long distance running

Don't skip strength days!  Strength training is an important component of any runners exercise regime.   Benefits of Strength training: Improves running economy (using less oxygen at the same pace) Improves performance by increasing motor unit recruitment and...

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Is Running causing my Shin Splints?

Is Running causing my Shin Splints?

Shin splints, also known as "medial tibial stress syndrome" is a pain syndrome that presents on the inside of your shin bone. Generally the pain may be worse at the start of exercise and then “warm up” during activity. Typically the most tender area is in the bottom...

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