Rugby League & Head Injuries | The Dangers of Concussions

Rugby League & Head Injuries | The Dangers of Concussions

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Head injuries, concussions and brain trauma have always been hot topics of discussion as they pertain to contact sports. Although Rugby League is far less dangerous than other contact sports such as American Football in terms of the frequency and severity of concussions, it is still an important issue that the ‘NRL’ (National Rugby League) has taken notice of in the last 5 years. Read more

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Does yoga prevent sporting injuries?

Does yoga prevent sporting injuries?

Tuesday, March 05, 2019

Yoga was once known solely as a meditative exercise regimen that combined flexibility movements with static poses. Today, many high-level athletes are turning to yoga to reduce injuries, improve their sports performance and create longevity in their careers. Read more

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Children and Sports | When Is Too Young To Start?

Children and Sports | When Is Too Young To Start?

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Team sports and sports-activities help children develop physically, mentally and teach them many important skills for life. But, exactly when is the right age to immerse your child into the highly competitive world of sports? Read more

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Osgood Schlatter Disease | Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Taping

Osgood Schlatter Disease | Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Taping

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Osgood Schlatter disease is a common condition causing knee pain, which usually strikes adolescents who are active during their growth spurts, that 2-year period where kids grow rapidly. It is not unheard of to see Osgood Schlatter in adults, especially if left untreated when younger. It has a similar pathology to Sever’s disease. Activities involving repetitive movements such as jumping and running are the main culprits. But we want to keep our kids active, so here we explain how our physiotherapists can diagnose and treat Osgood Schlatters, including effective taping techniques. Read more

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Improve Your Joint Health | Make Habits Not Resolutions

Improve Your Joint Health | Make Habits Not Resolutions

Monday, February 18, 2019

To our dear patients and friends, welcome to the new year. For many the new year is a time to celebrate and hope for what’s to come. For others it may been dampened by the loss of a loved one or life altering injuries. I’ve seen both in my clinic so I wanted to write this article so that no matter your situation, you would be encouraged to make even the smallest of changes to take care of your health and make life a little bit easier this year. While money comes and goes, our health lasts our whole life. It is what makes the difference between enjoying a trip and hoping for it to end. Read more

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Can Worn Out Shoes Cause Back & Knee Pain?

Can Worn Out Shoes Cause Back & Knee Pain?

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Did you know that poor or worn-out footwear can contribute to pain and injury throughout the body? Read more

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Most Common Crossfit Injuries | How To Stay Injury Free

Most Common Crossfit Injuries | How To Stay Injury Free

Monday, February 11, 2019

Since its impactful entrance into the fitness world, CrossFit has grown in popularity at an unparalleled rate, now being recognized worldwide. But, with new CrossFit gyms opening up every day, more and more injuries seem to be occurring as well. In this article, we will be outlining the most common CrossFit injuries, why they occur and how you can prevent them. Read more

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Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Treatment Options

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury Treatment Options

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

So you’ve ruptured your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)? Chances are you did it skiing or playing soccer or oztag or in some other activity that challenged the stability of your knee. If you want to continue performing these activities, chances are you will need to have surgery to repair / replace your ACL. There are many graft options now available and the aim of this article is to arm you with some information to help you make your decision. It is important to realise that some graft options have been along longer than others and hence have more long-term data associated with them. Read more

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Choosing The Right School Bag | A Physiotherapists Guide

Choosing The Right School Bag | A Physiotherapists Guide

Friday, February 01, 2019

School’s back! It is time for the little ones to return to their buildings of learning and get going on growing up... Read more

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Osteoporosis | Treatment & Reversal

Osteoporosis | Treatment & Reversal

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Osteoporosis, the “silent disease”, is a condition affecting 1.2 million Australians, usually discovered following bone fractures. I know someone who spent time in hospital following a single cough! It is possible to avoid getting osteoporosis, or to avoid the consequences of osteoporosis (fractures) by making some lifestyle changes. And we at Engadine Physio are here to help you along the way! Read more

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