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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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Foam Roller Exercises – Video Demo

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...

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Running technique – Should you change yours?

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...

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How can an Exercise Physiologist help you?

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....

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HIIT TRAINING – WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

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...

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Cupping for myofascial release

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...

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RECOVERY BOOTS

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...

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RACE DAY PREPARATION – RUNNING

  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 be...

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Surf Coast Trek

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...

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Use massage to improve your surfing

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...

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Osteoarthritis & Physiotherapy

Do you suffer from osteoarthritis of the hip, knee or ankle? We can help! Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease where there is a loss of articular cartilage from the bone surface that can cause pain, stiffness, locking, giving way and swelling around the...

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Shockwave Therapy available in Torquay!

PODIATRY SHOCKWAVE TREATMENT The team at TSMC are very excited to announce that we now provide Shockwave Therapy! Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is a non-invasive therapy used to treat chronic conditions. The conditions we commonly treat in the Torquay clinic...

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CERVICOGENIC HEADACHES AND PHYSIOTHERAPY

Do you suffer from persistent headaches?? Your cervical spine may be to blame! A common cause of headaches is referral from the neck (cervical spine). Headaches caused by cervical joint and muscle dysfunction are referred to as cervicogenic headaches. Cervicogenic...

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Exercise and Back Pain

One thing we know for sure from the research into treating back pain is that exercise helps!! General exercise and specific targeted back exercises will assist in recovery and help to prevent and treat back stiffness and weakness. But what sort of exercise should you...

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Sports Drinks

Are you confused by the range of sports drinks available on the market? With products promoting everything from mixed carbs sources to no carbs, extra electrolytes, kind on your teeth… it’s no wonder choosing the right sports drink for your situation can be daunting....

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Podiatrists’ top tips to reduce DOMS

Heavy Legs post Bells Bash?  The Bells Bash is a challenging, undulating course from the Jan Juc surf life saving club to Bells Beach. You are rewarded well for your efforts, with the stunning scenery it provides along the route. If you have recovered well and are...

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Breakfast to Perform!

For morning exercisers breakfast also doubles up as recovery from your training session and is key time for you to recover and refuel the body. This helps you to get fitter, faster and/or stronger from the hard work you’ve just put in. For afternoon exercisers,...

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When do I update my running shoes?

Whether you are training for a marathon, attending boot camp or out walking it is important to have the correct footwear to prevent injury. Over time time running shoes compress and no longer provide the shock absorption or structure that they once did… Wearing old...

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