30 Nov 2017

Travelling, A Real Pain!

With the holiday season coming up many of us (or at least the lucky ones) will be jet setting or travelling around the world. Unfortunately sitting for hours in cars, trains or on planes can often leave us feeling a bit worse for wear. Luckily, there are a handful of very simple exercises and tips […]

18 May 2017

Hey Bones, Are You Broken Or Just Feeling Stressed?

I had a discussion with a patient this week, who works in Barangaroo. He has been suffering from a challenging kind of foot pain. Having had different doctors describe his scans and diagnosis to him, he was a bit confused and I could understand why. He had heard one doctor say a bone was broken, […]

25 Feb 2016

Zombie Horde Taking Over Bend + Mend

What?! Zombies, Run! is a mobile app gaining popularity among a couple of Bend + Mend’s Physios. It’s like a game where you run to complete missions in a narrated storyline, all to save humanity in a Zombie-strewn futurescape. With over 1 million users worldwide, the company behind this is on to something. Err, I […]

21 Aug 2015

THREE SIMPLE WAYS to Keep Your Spine Healthy at Work

How long are you sitting for before your brain triggers that you need a coffee kick or are late for a meeting, forcing you to stand up and move? Whether prolonged sitting causes you spinal pain, or even for those of you without work-related pain, the following exercises may help to reduce your level of […]

31 Oct 2014

Top Golf Training Tips

Have you ever wondered why your golf swing is inconsistent, or why your effort on technique just isn’t equating to improvements on your scorecard? Of course, having some one to one coaching will assist you greatly in achieving improvements but I am going to outline a few things to regularly do to keep your body […]

29 Oct 2014

Quick and Effective Golf Warm Up

In golf, first contact of the day is so important for the mental game to ensure that the score card stays to a minimum. Did you know that an appropriate warm up can place your body in its optimal state to ensure an optimal tee off? Now we may all be guilty of (not so) […]

13 Sep 2014

The ‘High Ankle Sprain’

A sprained ankle is one of the most common injuries inflicted on the sporting population, especially with sports requiring you to change direction frequently. Typically, with the right rehabilitation and physiotherapy, these heal well with relatively few complications. However, in up to 15% of ankle sprains the syndesmosis can also be injured. This significantly prolongs recovery […]

5 May 2011

Common Snow Sport Injuries

There are really only three things to learn in skiing:  how to put on your skis, how to slide downhill, and how to walk along the hospital corridor.  ~Lord Mancroft, A Chinaman in the Bath, 1974  In my previous blog, I introduced some exercises to get you ready for the upcoming snow season, to help develop […]