26 Apr 2017

Barangaroo Runners – How To Tell The Difference Between A Calf Cramp And A DVT?

Have you been making the most of the Barangaroo Reserve running route? Or testing yourself on the Barangaroo stairs? A common complaint among runners is cramping in the calves. But how do you tell the difference between a straight forward calf cramp and a more serious injury like a DVT? A DVT (deep vein thrombosis) […]

3 Sep 2016

Cramps During Pregnancy

Cramps During Pregnancy

It’s the middle of the night, you’ve finally gotten comfortable, you don’t need to get up and go to the bathroom and then it hits. CRAMP! That sharp spasm pain in the calf that can radiate up through the legs and that needs to be stretched now.  Starting in the second trimester, around the 19 […]

9 Jun 2016

What You Need To Know About DVTs

What do Andrew Gaze, Steve Waugh & Serena Williams all have in common (besides the fact that they are all alite athletes!)? Are you a frequent flyer? What you need to know about DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis): What is a DVT? A Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a clot (thrombus) forms in one of the deep […]

24 Jun 2011

DVT- Are You At Risk?

DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein which usually affects the leg or pelvis. DVT has commonly been referred to as “economy class syndrome” due to the prevalence of people developing a thrombosis after long haul flights.