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June 29, 2022

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes

280 Australians develop diabetes every day, which is an astronomically high amount for such a serious disease. Diabetes has wide spread complications, such as blindness, amputations, heart disease and kidney disease. Type 2 Diabetes, which is largely preventable, accounts for 85% of all cases in Australia....

June 3, 2022

My bunion is starting to cause me pain!

Bunions have become a lot more common in our community. In our day to day lives, we would have seen a friend or a family member with a bunion. In recent studies, it has been estimated that around 5 million Australians will be affected by...

May 25, 2022

Winter Recipe- Minestrone Soup

We are definitely approaching Soup Season! There is almost nothing better as a meal in winter than a hearty Minestrone Soup. This recipe also has the bonus of including some seasonal produce, which is a fantastic way to not only diversify your diet, but also to...

May 6, 2022

Best shoulder exercises for an aerialist

In a previous blog, our cirque physio Jessica Banks outlined what an aerialist is and the demands on their shoulder (READ MORE HERE). A key message is the importance of having good shoulder strength. This is necessary for performing the skills required and reduce the...

April 29, 2022

How do I read and understand food labels

An important part of making healthy eating choices is knowing which products to pick up at the supermarket. How we read food labels can be very intimidating, especially when turning a packet over and seeing all the numbers on the Nutrition Information Panel. This blog post...

April 28, 2022

COVID Update April 2022

As many of you are aware, the Victorian government issued further easing of COVID restrictions from the 23rd April 2022. How does this impact us and our clients at SportsFit? 1) Clients are not required to check-in or show their vaccination status Businesses are no longer required...

April 19, 2022

How does a Myotherapist treat?

A myotherapist provides evidence-based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for a wide range of musculoskeletal pain and various associated conditions. They do so by using differing techniques as appropriate to help improve or restore proper function. Some of techniques used in their treatments include: Myofascial release Myofascial...

April 13, 2022

Easter Opening Hours

We wish everyone a happy and safe Easter break! During this time our clinic will be closed Good Friday (14th), Saturday (15th), Sunday (16th) and Monday (17th). Our normal hours resume from Tuesday 17th April. ...

April 5, 2022

Next Life! Program Starting in May

We are so thrilled to announce that SportsFit Physio & Health will be running another round of The Life! Program, starting May 3rd (Tuesday) 2022 at 7:30pm. The Life! Program is a government funded (free for you!) program targeted at those who are at risk of...

April 4, 2022

What is the best nutrition for football

What is the best football nutrition tips? The football season is here, which is always an exciting way to get us through the colder months! However, it often raises the common questions – What do I need to eat for football games? Are orange wedges enough...