6 Jun 2018

Best Treatment For Gluteal Tendinopathy

Gluteal Tendinopathy is a condition that causes pain over the outside of your hip. Previously thought to be caused by inflammation from the tendons we now know that it is primarily caused by degeneration of your gluteal tendons most often due to repetitive overloading, or, when the load being applied to the tendon is too great for […]

2 Aug 2017

4 Reasons Why Everyone Should Practise Yoga

Yoga is an ancient practice that began over 5000 years ago in India. Originally it was a practice developed to unite the mind and body. Nowadays there are many varying styles of yoga; bikram, power, hot, hatha, vinyasa, yin and the list goes on! All of these styles of yoga can help you find balance and […]

26 Jun 2017

Five Top Winter Activities To Stay Fit

1. Ice skating Apart from being a fun and social activity, it’s a great form of exercise that challenges your balance working your core muscles, as well as a form of lower limb strengthening. Be careful if it’s your first time! A couple of places in Sydney that have ice skating on offer include: – The Ice […]

17 Mar 2017

Health and Fitness in Barangaroo 2017

Barangaroo still has a way to go before we see a complete product. However, Barangaroo and King Street Wharf still provide ample means when it comes to health and fitness or leisure activities. The stunning waterside location has gyms, studios, parks and reserves littered throughout the various restaurants and bars. Fitness First Barangaroo Titanium   […]

1 Jun 2016

Don’t Let These Five Injuries Surprise You

Sometimes when a patient comes in with a painful such-and-such, we both know why it started; they’d done something a bit risky (as we all do sometimes) and this time they’re paying a price. C’est la vie. At other times, we’re both a little surprised because there’s no clear trigger for why this pain sparked […]

26 May 2016

Patient Of The Month For June

We congratulate this month’s Patient of the Month: Kevin Kinsella, a dedicated AFL fan and, thanks to his Physio, now a dedicated Pilates fan! From Kevin “Physio , Chiro, Osteoporosis, Yoga or Pilates. I’ll try anything to get my body moving freely again. I asked my doctor if there was a pill to get me back in […]

5 Apr 2016

I Can’t Even Touch My Toes!

“I can’t even touch my toes! I’ve got shocking flexibility. I mustn’t stretch enough. You should see my Susan from my office – she does yoga three times a week and so she’s really flexible.” I hear this kind of comment fairly often. Even from patients who have just bent forwards very comfortably, to the […]

15 Dec 2014

5 Ways To Get Fit For Summer

1. Start sensibly. If you haven’t exercised in 6 months you’re capacity is going to be much less than it was when you last exercised, so cut it back by 50% and listen to your body and whether or not it’s telling you to go lighter! 2. Gradually increase your workouts. Whether it is distance, speed, […]

27 Oct 2014

What is Pilates? A Short History

Well, maybe the better question is who is Pilates?  Joseph Pilates was born in Germany in 1883, and wasn’t a healthy child.  He had developed rheumatic fever at a young age, was plagued by rickets, and even had to battle asthma.  But Pilates did not let this slow him down.  He was determined to become […]

22 Aug 2014

The Grumbling Groin

If you’ve ever presented to your Physio with groin pain you may have noticed – just for a split second- the look of dread in their eyes…no this is not because we are worried about touching your groin, but because by the time you present to us, it is often more because the ‘groin strain’ […]