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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Plantar Fasciitis- Part 2 of 2

Treatment Rest, ice & protection– One of the first lines of treatment for Plantar fasciitis is to give the structure relative rest and protect the area. Specifically this means reducing aggravating activity but not stopping all activity completely. Ice is also thought to help as there is often some swelling around the Plantar Fascia in […]

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Plantar Fasciitis- Part 1 of 2

What is the Plantar fascia? The Plantar fascia is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue situated on the sole of the foot. The Plantar fascia is not a muscle. It originates from a narrow attachment on the inside portion of the calcaneus (heel bone) and travels forwards and outwards to its broad attachment on […]

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS) By Will Dao Do you have pain on the outside of your knee with walking, running or cycling and does it get worse when going up or downhill? You may be suffering from ITBS. ITBS is one of the most common overuse injury of the knee. It is also common in […]

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Why everyone should do Pilates

by Mike Blackwell (Director & Head Physio at Fix Physio) June 2017 “I must be right. Never an aspirin. Never injured a day in my life. The whole country, the whole world, should be doing my exercises. They’d be happier.” These were the wise words of Joseph Hubertus Pilates – the creator of Pilates exercises, […]

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Monday, May 22, 2017

Anterior Knee Pain- Patellofemoral Joint Syndrome (PFJS)

By Will Dao Anterior knee pain is essentially pain at the front of the knee that can be caused from a variety of structures. However, it is sometimes used interchangeably with Patellofemoral joint pain syndrome (PFJS). The patellofemoral joint is simply the joint between the back of the knee cap (patella) and the front of […]

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Are you stressed? Meditation can help!

by Kevin & Nikki Jankelowitz Co Founders of Centred Meditation, Sydney CBD. Let’s face it – most of us are pretty stressed out and we have reason to be. We live in a hectic world. We are subject to constant demands and pressures by our bosses, our colleagues, our clients, our partners, our parents, our children, […]

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