Core Exercise Jordan Springs

Core Series Part 3 – Core Workout

Welcome to week three. After last week’s program some of you may already be starting to feel stronger and more aware of your “core” in daily tasks and especially during your exercises. This week we are going to amp it up a little. If you are not feeling ready to progress then not a worry.…

Which running shoe is best?

Are you having trouble working out which running shoes to buy?  It’s not surprising.  Think about at the options: Minimalist Stability Neutral Bare foot Rocker bottoms For all the runners out there, selecting the “right” shoe can be extremely confusing.  The task is only complicated by the amount of choice and conflicting information available to…

golf injury physio

Has your golf injury put you in a bunker?

Although golf is not renowned for being physically demanding, injuries still do occur! Lower back pain, golfer’s elbow, wrist, hand and knee injuries are all prevalent in golfer’s, amateur and professional alike. How can swinging a club and walking around a golf course, cause injury? A golf swing is an explosive movement that involves coordination…

Physio and exercise

Exercise and Cardiac Disease

Cardiac disease, or cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the leading cause of death of Australians every year. And by a lot! Nearly 30% of all deaths last year were attributed to CVD (ABS, 2017). The stark reality is when you die, chances are it will be due to a heart related disease. Don’t worry, I’m going…

ACL knee

ACL rupture – is surgery the answer?

Anyone involved with sport would have heard about the “dreaded ACL” injury (commonly referred to as a “torn ACL”, “ruptured ACL” or “ACL disruption”).  Jude, has done a great blog explaining exactly the ACL is.  You can read it here.   In my own practice, I have noticed that when people tear their ACL, there is…

Tom Hamilton Physiotherapist

Soccer – 4 most common injuries

We are a few weeks into soccer season and by now, you may be or know an injured player. What are the current stats on injuries during soccer? Soccer injuries occur at a rate of 20 injuries every 1000 hours of play, that’s almost 2 injuries per game!  We do suspect that the age of…

Physio Caringbah

5 quick tips for your posture

Firstly – while you read this on your computer or smart phone – think about how you are sitting. You’re probably slouching – don’t worry we all do it. The first step to improving your posture is having awareness of it in the first place. Our bodies are strong and robust structures that are made…