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Tag: Physiotherapy

Allied Health Care for the Ballarat Region

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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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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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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Rowing and back pain – is it normal?

Lake Wendouree is soon to be filled with rowing boats with the arrival of the 2015/16 rowing regatta season. The sight of hundreds of crews on selection camps, training and racing is certainly a sight to behold for all those sightseeing around Lake Wendouree. All who are involved in rowing will know that the performance…
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