my Physio SA Adelaide Explains How You Can Start Minimising Muscle Strains

The biggest risk factor for an injury occurring again is a previous injury. While this is something that can’t be changed, completing your rehabilitation properly after the injury has occurred is key to minimising the likelihood of further injury to the same or surrounding muscles.   It is common for athletes’ pain and function improve…

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Pilates Series: Arm Lifts with Shoulder blade control my Physio SA Adelaide

Arm Lifts with Shoulder blade control Starting position: Inhale to prepare Exhale: sliding one arm forward within a comfortable range, maintaining shoulder blade and rib connection. No movement through torso. Inhale: Gently lower arm, maintaining shoulder blade control.   Repeat Exhale-Inhale cycle on other side   Please consult your Physiotherapists before attempting any exercises outside…

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Pilates Series: Shoulder Blade Control my Physio SA Adelaide

Shoulder Blade Control Starting position: Inhale to prepare Exhale: keeping your arms straight lower your torso to the ground, allowing your shoulder blades to move closer together. Inhale: lift your torso from the breast bone creating broadness across your upper back, with a strong contact between your shoulder blades and rib cage. Repeat Exhale-Inhale cycle…

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Pilates Series: Alphabet Balance my Physio SA Adelaide

Alphabet Balance Starting Position: Standing with feel hip width apart. Hands resting on your hips. Execution: Inhale             To prepare – activating your core muscles. Exhale             Gently lift one leg, maintaining your balance. Breathe as comfortable Slowly begin to write the alphabet with the risen foot, while maintaining your balance. Try to avoid hitching the hips…

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Bladder Leaking in Sport: A Womens Physio Perspective by Adelaide Physiotherapist Jane

Bladder leaking during physical activity and exercise is very common, with 30% of exercising women report leaking (some sports it is even higher!). However bladder leaking is never normal. The bladder is designed to store and hold onto urine and then contract to empty the urine out. High impact activity (exercise or sports involving running,…

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How a Physio can help with Sporting Injuries in Adolescence by Adelaide Physiotherapist Jacki

Acute sporting injuries usually occur during a training session or game due to falling, jumping, landing or catching incorrectly or contact with other players. Other pains may come on slowly over time with no obvious incident or sporting injuries , feel worse after games or training sessions and continue to cause problems for a longer…

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