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winter sport

Are you ready for the winter season?

As we can all attest to, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented us with challenges we never thought we’d have to face in our lifetimes. Certainly, one challenge I did not take to very kindly. was the challenge of maintaining a “normal” training schedule or routine. With restricted outdoor exercise time, LGA/radius restrictions, closures of gyms…
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goal setting blog

What is the point of having goals?

As a physiotherapist I spend a large part of my clinical sessions with clients setting and working towards goals. When I say goals, I mean the client’s goals and not my goals for them as it is very easy as a clinician to assume and push your own goals onto the client. Everyone’s goals are…
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disc degeneration

Disc Degeneration does not mean ongoing lower back pain

Your recent back imaging shows disc degeneration, that does not mean you will get ongoing lower back pain.   All too often patients will present, very worried, with a story that they have had imaging on the lower back and there is disc degeneration-I am doomed to a life of lower back pain.   A…
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Common myths with back pain

I have been a physiotherapist for 35 years and reflect that in my early years, I peddled the consistent of advice that protecting your back with good posture, always sitting up straight and perhaps using a pillow behind your back were useful for lower back pain. The incidence of lower back pain is the number…
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Peter Steggall

What it means to be a Specialist Physiotherapist

Here at Lake Health Group we offer a wide range of services all at different prices and we commonly get asked why this is the case. Before answering this you also need to know that we are the only Allied Health Clinic in Ballarat to offer 5 different tiers of physiotherapy service. Why would we…
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