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As I can see more and more riders on our roads, I thought about giving an inside guide about some common injuries and niggles that you could encounter while road cycling, and most importantly how to prevent them. Many amateur cyclists spend more time perfecting and...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
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....read more
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...read more
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,...read more
TFL, Lats & Spine Foam rolling is a simple, time-efficient technique for keeping your muscles and joints in optimal condition. Foam rolling is fantastic for both athletes and desk-based workers. It is great for prevention, managing injuries, and also recovery...read more
Barefoot running. Midfoot strike. 180 cadence. Over striding. Knee drive. If you are a keen runner or looking to begin to run, these are some of the terms you will come across in the overall debate... ‘What is the optimal running technique to reduce your risk of...read more
Exercise Physiologist are allied health professionals that specialise in the delivery of exercise for a number of specific conditions and pathologies including: -Musculoskeletal injury prevention and rehabilitation. -Prevention and management of Chronic Diseases....read more
High intensity interval training, or HIIT, has grown in popularity as a training method of late with F45, Metafit and Tabata amongst the more popular forms. It is a time-efficient form of training that is attractive to the modern, ‘busy’, lifestyle with sessions often...read more
What is Cupping? Myofascial Cupping is a form of myofascial release and trigger point therapy. It combines various massage and stretching techniques with the application of slightly pressurised (ie suctioned) cups. How does Cupping works? Cupping helps to lift and...read more
We are excited to offer Torquay and the Surf Coast with the Recovery Boot system to assist in pre and post training. Recovery should be a crucial part of any athlete’s training. If you recover adequately and effectively, it means you can train harder and longer and...read more
The Great Ocean Road Running festival is this weekend! Are you ready for the big day? Whether you have been training for the Ultra Marathon or the 6km - they all take commitment and dedication. You have put in the training hours and made sacrifices - whether it...read more
With one month to go until the Surf Coast Trek it is now time to talk feet! The TSMC Podiatrists have volunteered at numerous long distance walking events and have seen first hand the importance of your foot care over these distances. Too often we see participants...read more
Surfers take a lot of pounding that, by the end of day, leaves them with tight, sore muscles. Tense muscle can have a domino effect, spreading through the entire body and affecting nerves, muscle and bones. Regular massage addresses this problem by easing muscles and...read more
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