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When can I return to play boss?

As a physiotherapist in private practice and working with football players I am commonly dealing with people who want to get back for match day. For the injured person often it is a simple question. What is there to it really? When my injury is ok I can play, right? I’ll be right if you…
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Chronic Pain – Fifty Shades of Grey

Chronic Pain: disorder of the nervous system? Pain. We’ve all experienced it. No one likes it (unless you identify with the characters in Fifty Shades of Grey!), and we generally can’t control it. I meet a lot of patients with chronic pain who emphasise that the pain is all “coming from my disc”, or “caused…
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Snap, Crackle, Pop! And the season is over!

Snap, Crackle, Pop! And the season is Over! A footballer flies to contest the ball, then lands awkwardly on a single leg. His leg buckles from under him and he lays on the ground clutching his knee, his face contorted. The facial expression is not just from the physical pain but also the mental anguish…
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Lateral Knee Pain,  a Runner`s Worst Nightmare.

As I sit down to write this blog on a magnificent sunny Sunday morning devoid of wind, most athletes who entered the Melbourne marathon will have completed the event (Apologies to those people who are still running into the stiff breeze that appeared mid-morning!).  Of those that lined up on the start line, some will…
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Well Done to the Lake Health Group Triathlon team!

Congratulations to the team who placed 6th in the open mixed category and 15th fastest overall on the day – Fantastic effort put in by all! Big thanks again to Collis Birmingham for competing for Lake Health Group in the running leg of the triathlon!


Lake Health Group have ceased group exercise classes as of Thursday 6th August in line with government legislative requirements relating to Stage 3 COVID19  restrictions in regional Victoria.

Closure of the gym and Pilates area as well as cessation of groups is for a minimum of 6 weeks at this stage and relates to small exercise groups as well as the GLAD arthritis program.

For people in group classes please arrange for a one on one appointment with Josh or Jamie for them to construct a home program. For those currently doing GLAD with Lachie or Jasper this can continue but only in a 1 on 1 consultation basis.

We apologise for any inconvenience but your safety and that of all our clients and staff at Lake Health Group is our highest priority. We will continue to update you on the status of the gym and groups via social media, our website and our newsletter.


If you are showing flu like symptoms including:

Sore throat



Shortness of breath

OR have travelled overseas and/or been in close contact with someone who is a confirmed coronavirus case within the last two weeks.

Please do not come into the clinic and call 5335 3200 to cancel your appointment.

This is extremely important for the health of all clients and staff.

We thank you for your patience at this time.

Updated 2nd  July 2020