Kaelin Moodley physiotherapist in our Mount Annan physio clinic

Flexible work physio style

When we often talk about flexibility to our patients, we aren’t usually referring to work hours or lifestyle.  Flexibility usually means the ability to bend without breaking – or in a physio sense we start talking about your muscle’s ability to stretch to allow movement! But what about all this talk about flexible work? Does…

Soccer injuries – how to avoid them

You have read our article about common soccer injuries.  You also know that prevention is better than cure. How do we do prevention?  The literature currently suggests that injury prevention programs should include the following main elements: Plyometric exercises: Exercises that focus on using fast-twitch fibres by exerting maximum muscular force in short explosive movements.…

Soccer players

Is your body ready for the football season?

Football season is heating up fast with local association teams training and preparing for their upcoming season whilst Football NSW youth and senior teams are already a few weeks into their season. I think I speak for most people that after the past year we are all very eager to return back to playing sport. …

Pointe Assessment

The Importance of a Pre Pointe Assessment

Going en pointe is a very exciting time in a young dancer’s ballet career.  An important step to making sure you are ready is having a pre-pointe assessment.  Here are some frequently asked questions from both parents and dancers to help you prepare for your assessment! What is a pre-pointe assessment? A pre-pointe assessment is…