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Strength Training for Young Athletes: Advice from a my Physio SA Adelaide Sports Physiotherapist

We are all familiar with the many benefits of strength training in an adult population, but when it comes to the health of our young athletes there are some commonly held, though misguided beliefs about the effectiveness and safety of strength training. Concerned parents commonly ask if strength training is appropriate for their child and…


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Best Physio exercises for improving agility, leg strength and body control by my Physio SA Adelaide Physiotherapist David

Want to improve your agility and body control? These exercises have been designed to improve your trunk/core, hip and knee control for improving your sports performance.  If your sport involves any amount of: speed, agility, cutting and weaving, jumping and landing and power, then these exercises are a great way to start improving your agility…


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Best Physio stretches for tight leg muscles by Mount Barker Adelaide Physiotherapist David

If you have tightness in your calves, thighs, hips, glutes or back then the below exercises are the best exercises to do. The list of exercises below have been selected for people who do a running sport. Select which exercises release your tight areas.  Do these after exercise or at least every second day. Hold…


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Body aches & pains? Top 5 Physio tips by my Physio SA Adelaide Physiotherapist David

Dream of waking up every day and feeling great? I mean having lots of energy, no aches & pains, and that awesome feeling of knowing that you are fit and healthy. Well, to get there you first need to start with a healthy body. By that, I mean a body that has a good balance…


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Women’s Health Physiotherapy Adelaide: How Should You Sit on the Toilet? Is there a Right or Wrong way to go #2?

Sitting on a toilet is the way most people empty their bladder or bowels. But, if you are not sitting in a good position on the toilet this can prevent you from fully emptying your bowels or lead to straining and related problems. Straining or difficulty emptying your bowels is very common, with 1 in…


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Top 5 Tips for Preventing Pain, Injury or Strains from Gardening This Spring my Physio SA Adelaide

You may not think that gardening injuries are terribly common, but this therapeutic past-time can be responsible for pain and stiffness.  Thankfully, there are several strategies to minimize the chances of injuries occurring and keep those thumbs greener for longer!     Here are the Top 5 Tips for preventing gardening injuries this spring: 1) Warm up: Given…