What does a Sports team Physio do?

What does a sports team Physio do with a travelling team? When a sports team goes travelling for state/national tournaments, often they are expected to be playing most of the days that they are away. Due to the high physical demand of these tournaments, the team would usually have a physiotherapist that goes with them.…

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Orthopaedic Rehabilitation at my Physio SA

We have used our experience working with some of Adelaide’s and Australia’s best surgeons, in conjunction with our experience in elite sport to develop testing and rehabilitation protocols that are specific and evidence based. myPhysioSA physiotherapists do orthopaedic rehabilitation pre and post surgery differently to other clinics. Pre-operative physiotherapy Is an area that should receive…

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Running Conditioning Exercises and Best Stretches for Recovery Adelaide Physio

Running Conditioning Exercises & Best Stretches for Recovery Along with training and appropriate footwear, stretching is the most important thing you can do to protect your body from the battle with the road. The benefits of stretching include reduced muscle soreness after running and enhanced athletic performance. Dynamic stretches such as walking lunges activate muscles…

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What Age is Safe to Start Using Weights? my Physio SA Adelaide

What is weight training? Weight training can be broadly divided into resistance training and power/maximal weight lifting. Resistance training involves using appropriate free weights, plyometrics and resistance bands to improve functional/sport-related performance. This usually requires lighter weights but more repetitions. This differs from power lifting and bodybuilding, where heavy weights are used with lesser repetitions…

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How to Use Kinesiology Tape – Physiotherapist Joshua Stewart Demonstrates

myPhysioSA Mount Barker Senior Physiotherapist , Josh Stewart, explains how to use kinesio tape to either unload or to help muscle function during sport. Kinesio tape is now widely used for supporting muscles and promoting better movement patterns, muscle activation and to give support. Josh discusses the general principles behind the use of kinesio tape,…

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Why is Pilates with a Physio the best way to participate in the Practice of Pilates? my Physio SA Adelaide

Why you should do Pilates with a Physio. Pilates isn’t all about toning and getting a six pack! They are just the other benefits you get. True Pilates, taught by Physio’s, also helps focus on your deep core muscles, especially your pelvic floor and deep abdominals.  These are the muscles that give your spine strength…

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