Sportscare Physiotherapy Blog

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.

Caloundra Sportscare Pop-up Clinic in Stockholm

September 1, 2015 I got an email last week from Emma (our triathlon logistics guru) saying that the boss wants me to travel with the team to Stockholm for the World Championships Series Race.  The smile on my face was promptly followed by a short and sweet email back saying I’d make sure my diary was cleared! Sweden...
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Caloundra Physiotherapist in Spain with Australian Triathlon Team

August 17, 2015 Getting Back Into the Groove So after some negotiating with the boss and some serious promises of presents for the wife, I have arrived back in Spain for another stint working and travelling with the Aussie Triathlon Team. For a bit of a background, the Aussie team is generally spread throughout the world at various...
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Have a Pain free Holiday

July 19, 2015 After recently leaving the Sunshine Coast for a family holiday I had to endure a few long flights in a row. I thought I would pass on a few tips for a healthy and pain free arrival so you can quickly get on with enjoying your holidays. With long flights taking you across time zones...
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Warana Sportscare welcomes Helen Urch

July 13, 2015 Helen has now commenced sessions working as a physiotherapist at  Warana Sportscare.  She has recently moved to the Sunshine Coast with her young family and brings a huge amount of experience to our practice.  Helen has special interests in Spinal physiotherapy (particularly low back pain), injury prevention, hand therapy. Helen was trained in the UK...
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