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What’s in a bike? From one novice to another.

If you're a cycling enthusiast, please skip through this. However, if you have recently started cycling or like me, just wanted to know a bit more about fitting a bike and cycling, read on! I have clients present to me on a weekly basis talking to me about their bike,...

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How an osteopath may help with your low back pain!

You may have seen in the news that a recent study into low back pain management has highlighted a few issues within our care current system. If you are one of the 25% of Australian's experience back pain on a daily basis or the 50% of Australian's have experienced...

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What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a manual, hands on form, of allied health care. It look at the body as a whole and this is exactly how your osteopathic appointment and management will be.   Our Osteopath will carefully listen to what is happening for you, whether it is back or neck...

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HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR 5KM RUN TIME!

How do you train for a 5k run? Do you lace up and just try and run as fast as possible? Do you try and do a personal best every run? Has it worked or do you feel like you’ve hit a plateau? Running 5km requires a balance of speed, endurance and muscle strength. There...

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Myotherapy – frequently asked questions!

Gary, Myotherapist at Torquay Sports Medicine Centre, answers frequently asked questions about Myotherapy.    What is Myotherapy? Myotherapy is a hands-on treatment focussed on muscle and fascia. What is the difference between myotherapy and remedial massage therapy?...

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Core Exercises for Golfers

Hit the ball FURTHER and move away from PAIN! Golf is a fantastic sport that can be one of the most enjoyable experiences when your body is moving freely and healthily. However, like any other sport, injuries can creep in and severely limit our ability to keep playing...

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4 Tips To Beat Shin Splints & Run Pain Free

Running and exercise is fantastic and has many, many benefits for your health and also wellbeing, but sometimes injuries creep in. Shin splints typically refers to inflammation of the muscle attachment to the shin bone, but pain in the shin can also be caused by bone...

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What is Myotherapy?

So what is Myotherapy? And what is the difference between Myotherapy and Remedial Massage? Myotherapy is an evidence based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions. Myotherapy and Remedial Massage are two distinct...

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Shockwave Therapy for Achilles, Patella & Elbow Tendon Pain

Do you suffer from tendon pain that isn’t improving? Achilles tendonitis, golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis), tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), and jumper’s knee (patella tendinitis) have all been shown to respond to “shockwave therapy”. The team at TSMC are...

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Use massage to assist your training!

With the more sunshine and a huge list of running events just around the corner, now is a good time to talk about the benefits of massage to optimise your training and fast track your recovery. Recovery massage is beneficial during preparation for a any event....

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Top 5 tips to improve your posture!

Rounded shoulders are a common postural abnormality and there are many ways our society promotes this bad posture. Sitting down for long hours in front of a computer screen, driving, looking down at your phone or tablet, bad training habits (focussing on chest...

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Clinical Pilates arrives at TSMC!

Is your posture affected by sitting too much? Do you experience back or neck pain? Are you fed up with a body that’s not performing at its peak? Are you frustrated with long term injuries that haven’t fully recovered? Do you simply feel you require more stability,...

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