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Hiking to Health: Discovering the Beauty of Bushwalking

Hiking to Health: Discovering the Beauty of Bushwalking

HIKING TO HEALTH: DISCOVERING THE BEAUTY OF BUSHWALKING In the fast-paced modern world, where screens dominate our attention and deadlines dictate our schedules, finding moments of tranquility amidst the chaos can feel like a rare luxury. However, nestled in the heart of Australia’s breathtaking landscapes lies a simple yet profound solution: bushwalking. As allied health professionals, it’s time to lace…

Water Aerobics

Water Aerobics

WATER AEROBICS: DIVE IN! In the realm of fitness, water aerobics offers a refreshing twist on traditional exercise routines. Combining the resistance of water with dynamic movements, this low-impact workout provides a safe and effective way to improve cardiovascular health, build strength, and enhance flexibility. Moreover, water aerobics fosters a sense of community and camaraderie among participants. Whether attending classes…

The Power of Pilates: Strengthening Body and Mind

The Power of Pilates: Strengthening Body and Mind

WHY PILATES? In the bustling world of fitness trends, amidst the clamor of high-intensity workouts and ever-changing routines, Pilates stands as a timeless gem. Originating from the visionary mind of Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century, this low-impact exercise regimen has transcended generations, captivating a global audience with its holistic approach to health and well-being. Pilates isn’t merely about…

Pain-Free Golf: 5 Tips for a Smooth Round for Golfers

Pain-Free Golf: 5 Tips for a Smooth Round for Golfers

By Dr David Sokoloff (Senior Osteopath/Head of Development) Golf is a game that demands physical prowess and mental acuity, and as golfers between the ages of 30 and 60 know all too well, enjoying the sport to its fullest requires a proactive approach to preventing pain and discomfort. Whether you hit the links two or seven times a week, implementing…

Navigating the Hazards: Understanding and Preventing Common Golfing Injuries for Golfers Over 50

Navigating the Hazards: Understanding and Preventing Common Golfing Injuries for Golfers Over 50

By Dr David Sokoloff (Senior Osteopath/Head of Development) Golf is a sport that transcends age, offering a unique blend of competition, camaraderie, and physical activity. For golf enthusiasts over the age of 50, the game is not just a pastime; it’s a way of life. However, as with any physical activity, golf comes with its own set of challenges, particularly…

Patella Tendinopathy

Patella Tendinopathy

In this blog, we will explore what patella tendinopathy is and discuss topics including how the injury occurs, recovery times, management strategies and exercise rehabilitation. By Dr Shaun Quilty (Osteopath) What is a Patella Tendinopathy Injury? Patellar tendinopathy is a common musculoskeletal condition that is characterised by progressive activity-related anterior knee pain and patellar tendon dysfunction. It is highly prevalent…

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

In this blog, we will explore what patellofemoral pain syndrome is and discuss topics including how the injury occurs, recovery times, management strategies and exercise rehabilitation. By Dr Shaun Quilty (Osteopath) What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFS) is an umbrella term used for pain arising from the patellofemoral joint itself, or adjacent soft tissues. Also known as…