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Osteopathy for AFL Football

Osteopathy for AFL Football

With the AFL season fast approaching, what better time to talk about how an Osteopath at the Competitive Sports Clinic can assess, treat, manage, rehabilitate and advise an Australian Rules football athlete. In addition, we will also take a look at how training emphasis and structure can change throughout the season.

Are cyclists at risk of ‘weak bone’?

Are cyclists at risk of ‘weak bone’?

It is well known that weight-bearing exercise is very important for bone development and bone density. Cycling, despite being challenging for your cardio vascular system, doesn’t put a lot of weight-bearing stress through bones in your body the way running or weight training does.

Let’s take a look at what ‘weak bone’ actually is and if cyclists are at risk of developing it.