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So far Malvern East Physio has created 36 blog entries.

How do you stay fit working from home?

2020 has been a challenge for most, with working from home becoming the new norm and exercise becoming a welcome change of pace to break up the day. With the current pandemic forcing workplaces to shut down their offices and shared spaces, many people are finding themselves at home, on a computer, in a new [...]

By |2020-07-04T11:47:19+10:00July 4th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on How do you stay fit working from home?

Heading back to the gym? Here’s our guide on how to prevent getting injured.

Over the past few weeks, restrictions have been gradually easing in Victoria including re-opening of gym and fitness facilities. Over this pandemic, some of us have taken up alternate home based exercise programs such as running, walking or home based gym or garage workouts. Others have gone the opposite direction and spent more time being [...]

By |2020-06-30T18:38:45+10:00June 30th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Heading back to the gym? Here’s our guide on how to prevent getting injured.

Meniscal Injuries – What are they and how are they best treated?

Meniscus and cartilage injuries are a common knee injury that can occur from a specific injury or gradually as part of the normal wear and tear to the knee joint. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule examines the best way to treat meniscus injuries. What is the mensicus? The knee is a hinge joint structured to allow [...]

By |2020-06-24T16:55:16+10:00June 24th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on Meniscal Injuries – What are they and how are they best treated?

Does strength training help with running?

Have you recently picked up running during isolation? Have you noticed a niggly knee or niggly hip? Are you looking to safely increase your running distances? For many of us, our running has increased or even become a new form of exercise throughout COVID-19. It is a form of exercise that requires no equipment and [...]

By |2020-06-21T14:02:29+10:00June 21st, 2020|Exercise, Strength Training|Comments Off on Does strength training help with running?

What does all sport have in common?

Although injuries are never completely avoidable due to the physically demanding nature of sport, there are certainly ways to reduce the risk.  Regardless of what sport you or your family is participating in, there are several sport specific movement patterns common in all sports. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule breaks down these movement patterns and the [...]

By |2020-06-01T16:01:57+10:00June 1st, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on What does all sport have in common?

Common adolescent sporting injuries

Any sport, whether it be individual or team-based, carries with it the risk of injury. Often sport-related injuries are thought to be a part of the game and unavoidable, however, for most cases this is untrue. Injuries can be classified into acute or overuse in nature. With a number of social sporting associations looking to [...]

By |2020-05-21T15:41:14+10:00May 21st, 2020|Children's Health, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training|Comments Off on Common adolescent sporting injuries

Osteoarthritis and Prehabilitation

Do you or your family member currently have a diagnosis of Osteoarthritis? Did you have a joint replacement surgery scheduled that was cancelled due to Covid-19? Or, are you aware that you will require a joint replacement in the near future but are fearful of going into a hospital setting? If you’ve answered yes to [...]

By |2020-05-14T17:38:36+10:00May 14th, 2020|Exercise, Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis and Prehabilitation

Family Fit

Family Fit is our latest service to be launched at Malvern East Physiotherapy. Our team prides itself on keeping the community active and injury free and this is even more pertinent throughout this COVID-19 period. With school, club and representative sports being postponed for the indefinite future, our team is keen to keep your skills [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:31:30+10:00May 12th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Prehabilitation, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on Family Fit

Corona virus and elective surgery

As part of the government's efforts to reduce the spread of corona virus, elective surgery was recently ceased. Elective surgery is non-urgent people choose or elect to have. This includes common surgeries such as cosmetic surgery, cataract surgery, hernia repairs and joint replacement or arthroscopic surgery. Whilst elective surgery has recently been re-instated, there are [...]

By |2020-05-10T21:23:25+10:00May 10th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on Corona virus and elective surgery

Why does my achilles hurt when I run?

You’ve developed the running bug... Outdoor exercise is the new Netflix! If you have been down to the local parks or walking tracks, then you would know that Melbourne’s eastern suburbs are booming with keen runners and walkers soaking in the sunshine in a bid to curb their iso-boredom. For those of you who are [...]

By |2020-04-26T21:37:43+10:00April 27th, 2020|Exercise|Comments Off on Why does my achilles hurt when I run?