Running injuries: What really matters?

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by Josh Naunton, Physiotherapist Running is a great way to keep fit and exercise which is partly why 3 million Australians participate in running each year1. Running can strengthen your immune system, prevent high blood pressure, improve your joint health, increase your strength, increase your bone density, help with weight loss and improve your mental health2. Contrary to the commonly held …

We’ve all got rocks in our head, and for good reason!

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Vertigo, dizziness, and imbalance can be clues that there may be a problem with the inner ear. Sometimes a physio is able to treat the problem in one session! A thorough examination to establish a diagnosis is essential. The vestibular apparatus of the inner ear works much like a spirit level in providing you with a sense of balance. Hair …

Ankle rehab? Achieving the right balance.

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  3 simple ways to manage your ankle injury Acute ankle injuries are one of the most common seen in private practice. An ankle sprain can injure the joints and the soft tissues; affecting your ankle function. If you have rolled your ankle to the outside, this is called a lateral ankle sprain, or an inversion sprain. The ligaments that …

Congratulations!

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You did it!  I hope you have allowed yourself some time to appreciate your efforts and reflect on how far you have come since beginning the program in September.  Whether last weekend was your first ever fun run or you are a fun run veteran, there is always something you can take from each event  to motivate you for the …

FUN RUN – WEEK 7 PROGRAMS

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5km RUN PROGRAM PLAN: Congratulations!  All the hard work is done and now we can start to rest up for the fun run on Sunday. MON: 5 min walk (warm up), 2km easy run. 5 min cool down.  Total 25 min TUE:   Rest or easy 30 minute walk WED:   Repeat Monday THU:   Rest FRI:  Strength session: squats, lunges, calf raises, …

FUN RUN – WEEK 6 PROGRAMS

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5km RUN PROGRAM PLAN: This is our final week of long distances before we begin to taper for the fun run.  Continue to follow the plan to ensure race day goes off without a hitch. MON: 5 min walk (warm up), 3km easy run. 5 min cool down.  Total 30 min TUE:   Rest or easy 30 minute walk WED:   5 …