Sportscare Physiotherapy Blog

Tips for Recovery at Sporting Carnivals.

February 13, 2018 Sportscare’s tips for recovery Sleep Make sleep a priority. Address these key factors: Consistency – try to get to bed at a similar time each night to aid your body clock. Use an eye mask – darkness tells your body to release sleep hormones. Noise – keep the room quiet or use ear plugs or...
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Running Injuries

January 28, 2018 Running Injuries and the Benefit of Physiotherapists  Running is a fantastic way to keep fit and active. If you have started the new year with a resolution to complete a park run or marathon we can help you stay on target to achieve your goals. Whether you’re a beginner or an elite runner you can...
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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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