Yearly Archive: 2017

What is Tendinopathy ?

November 30, 2017 What is tendinopathy? Painful tendons plague a large proportion of the population at some time or another and are responsible for a lot of sports related injuries. In the clinic, we commonly treat people with tendon pain including in the shoulders, hips, knees and the Achilles tendon at the back of the ankle. Tendons are...
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Stretching or strengthening- what should you do?

September 3, 2017 In summary Strength training is superior to static stretching for injury prevention, rehabilitation and sporting performance. Stretching can improve flexibility which may be important for your chosen sport or activity. To increase your flexibility, incorporate twice daily stretches of 4 x 30 second holds for a minimum of 3 weeks. If you stretch, do not...
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Yoga for surfers Sunshine Coast Part 2

August 16, 2017 Here’s part 2 in our series of yoga moves to help get the most out of every session in the surf.  In this video Geoff focuses on warming up the spine.

Caloundra physio Dean Sullivan Load Management Presentation.

August 15, 2017 Dean recently gave a presentation to local fitness professionals and swim coaches on load management to help reduce injury risk. It is a summary of work done by leading physio researchers Tim Gabbett and Mick Drew. You can download a pdf of his presentation here.Load Management

Yoga for surfers Sunshine Coast

July 25, 2017 Make sure you’re ready to surf your best as soon as you get in the water with our yoga activation exercises. Caloundra physiotherapist Geoff Ford has put together a series of activation exercises for surfers. Here is the first one.