Yearly Archive: 2012

Born to Run, and Run, and Run

December 7, 2012 For those of us who love to hit the pavement, especially in the warmer months, sometimes we can push ourselves those few kilometres too far, resulting in aches, pains and even stress fractures which can keep us out of our joggers for long periods. Not good. There is a better way, which involves building up...
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Tape Me Up

December 7, 2012 We see elite athletes, rugby players even, with taping on various body parts as take to the track, field or arena. Have you ever wondered what the tape is doing? Some of you may have experienced taping personally, through your sports or seeing a Physiotherapist. Did you understand how it worked? There are two main...
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5-Minutes with Reef

December 7, 2012 We caught up with 13-year-old young gun local Caloundra surfer Reef Heazlewood and tossed a few questions at him. This is what Reef had to say. When did you first start surfing? When I was three Dad started doing tandem surfing with me. I would be on his shoulders, it was so much fun. Your...
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Staff Profile – Scott Russell Caloundra Physiotherapist

December 6, 2012 Hi Scott Can you please answer the following questions. What motivated you to work in the sports, health and fitness industry? I have always been involved in sport from a young age playing such as rugby league and squash. As I got older and injuries became a part of life I was exposed to the...
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Have a Ball this Month

November 7, 2012 We’re offering a great 20% discount off our full range of Swiss Balls as an incentive for those who have yet to discover the benefits of these to get rolling. This month you’ll save on our range of Swiss Balls with: 60cm and 65cm Swiss Balls normally $65 are now ONLY $52 75cm Swiss Ball...
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Suffering hip and groin pain in Caloundra?

September 18, 2012 Do your hips click? Do you find it difficult to squat right down because of hip or groin pain? Caloundra Sportscare physiotherapist Scott Russell may have the answer for you. He has recently attended a symposium on hip injuries and following are some interesting points that were covered during the symposium. Hip pain and Labral...
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Neck Injury Kawana

June 27, 2012 There are a number of commonly injured structures in the neck, including discs, facet joints, nerves, ligaments and muscles.  These structures can become injured due to poor posture, traumatic incident (e.g. motor vehicle accident) or repetitive stress. The most common symptom of injury is pain in the neck, but structures in the neck often refer...
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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Warana

May 28, 2012 Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) describes a group of conditions that include many localised injuries such as trigger finger, golfer’s and tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome. The underlying cause of RSI is damage to muscles and tendons (and often the nerves that run through them) due to overuse. Overuse of these structures may occur due...
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Therese Darcy – New Warana Physiotherapist

April 18, 2012 Sportscare welcomes physiotherapist Therese Darcy to the Warana team. Therese has a Masters of Manipulative Physiotherapy from the University of Queensland, as well as a Post Graduate Diploma in Health Ergonomics from the University of Surrey. She has worked in both private practice and business/industry settings in Australia and the United Kingdom for many years...
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