Physiotherapy

31 Mar Improve your Life! in 2021

We are very excited to be rolling out the Life! program at SportsFit again in 2021. The Life! program is a free Victorian lifestyle behaviour change program that helps reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Changing your lifestyle isn't easy, especially on your own....

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19 Mar Acute Ankle Injuries

It has been great to see the return of sports, however at SportsFit we have started to see an increase in people with ankle pain and ankle injuries. Ankle injuries are very common in many sports, such as football and netball. This article will discuss acute...

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16 Dec Preventing knee injuries in netball

Knees and ankles are the most commonly injured body parts of netballers. According to Netball Australia data, ACL injuries of the knee account for 25% of all serious injuries in netball. The ACL is a major stabiliser of the knee, and the recovery from an ACL...

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20 Nov Low back pain in cricket

Low back (lumbar spine) injuries are commonplace in cricket given the unique demands of bowling, fielding and batting in a hunched position. Due to Covid restrictions pre-season training times have been drastically shortened this cricket season, reducing the physical preparation for athletes and potentially increasing...

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12 Nov Are you looking after your bone health?

Why is bone health important?   Bone is a dynamic tissue that is continually being built, broken down and rebuilt as part of a normal metabolic process called bone remodelling. Bone remodelling involves resorption (breaking down of old bone or the removal of micro-damaged cells) and formation (building new...

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15 Oct Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder- what is it? Frozen shoulder is also known as adhesive capsulitis and is characterised by pain and stiffness of the shoulder joint. This condition typically occurs gradually, worsens over time and then resolves usually over a period of 18-24 months. It is thought to affect...

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18 Sep School holiday ideas

Stuck for ideas on how to keep the kids active during the school holidays? Below is a compilation of resources for school-age children to remain active. Numerous sports organisations have developed great online content to enable kids to continue honing their skills at home. To...

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14 Sep Free Community Health Webinar

Are you struggling with motivation in lockdown? Wanting to lose lockdown weight? Suffering from pain from working from home? Generally feeling like you need a new kickstart to life?   This event is for you. Your own “Personal Road Map Out of Lockdown: Manage Your Eating, Exercise and Mental Health". Join...

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