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WHY IT’S GOOD IF YOUR THERAPIST HAS BEEN INJURED.

We’ve had a bit of a run with injuries at Lake Health Group this last week or two and I’m not referring to our clients! It`s a given that day in and day out our therapists treat people`s aches and pains but when injuries happen to therapists who looks after them? Also just because we work in…
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The Dreaded School Shoe.

It’s at this time of year that you’ll be looking at your child’s school shoes and wondering how it is they seem to be worn-out already! School shoes may be the most frequently used type of footwear for any child, so it is entirely possible they’ll need to be replaced throughout the school year. In…
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When Looks Shouldn’t Matter

Footy season is upon us.  Whether you play for the Redan Lions or Sebastopol Vikings you will be getting around in some form of footy boot. So is it time for some new ones?  And how do you choose?  There’s a lot to think about. Well, for starters, ignore how they look.  Comfort and fit…
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Does It Matter If I have Pain Exercising?

Picture this. You are running out in the bush on a Sunday morning with the pack and 10km into a 20km stint your calf starts to tighten up. You try to ignore it but it keeps twinging and then starts to move into your achilles tendon. Given you are at the furthest most point from…
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Common Skin Conditions Of The Feet.

The skin is the source of some the most frequently annoying complaints in the body and the skin of the feet is no exception. Here we present the first of two of the most common skin conditions that occur in the feet and what you can do about them. Itchy, hot, red skin? It might…
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The Things They Never Tell You……

Having been an avid bike rider for years there are certain things that fellow cyclists and my family (mostly) take for granted. Like what I hear you ask. Well just things like shaved legs, bib and brace outfits, chamois cream and the like. All these things are part of pretty much every day for a…
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Are thongs bad for your feet?

A recent study by Bill Vicenzino and his colleagues looked into the difference between contour sandals (commonly known as Birkenstocks), flat thongs and shoes with an orthotic insert. The participants in the study all had plantar heel pain commonly known as plantar fasciitis. The results were interesting and definitely worth thinking about during these hot…
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The Problem With Holidays

Having recently returned from a family holiday one would hardly think I had a reason to complain at all. The weather was perfect, the pools and bars were great and I didn`t get out of thongs for much of the time. I even hired a bike to keep fit while I was away. So what`s…
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Closure of Group Exercise Programs

Please note that Lake Health Group are going to immediately cease group classes and only have 2 members access the gym at any one time using their membership.

As coronavirus is serious and Victoria is in a state of emergency it is in our best interests to look after our clients and we feel 2 clients in a room allows enough safe distance (1.5 metres)

This guideline regarding gym usage is reviewed daily based on government recommendations. We request you book your appointment with administration with only 2 spots available at any given time to undertake your independent program in the gym.

For people in group classes who cannot access the programs, please arrange a one on one appointment with Jamie or Josh so that a home program can continue in the interim until group classes at Lake Health Group resume.

Closure of groups will be at least one month at this stage, but we will update you via our clinic, social media and website.

We thank you for your patience at this time.

Updated 16th March 2020