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Sport specific home workout

Our physiotherapist’s Laura Scott and Sarah Yule provide a circuit based workout great for any sporting code. Regardless of what sport you or your family are participating in, there are sport specific movement patterns common in all sports. This circuit can be performed at home and specifically incorporates the key movement patterns in any sport. [...]

By |2020-07-27T21:58:04+10:00July 20th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on Sport specific home workout

Transition to training after Covid-19

With community sport postponed for an additional 6 weeks, it is time to maximise injury prevention whilst keeping skills sharp.  Understandably, the recent news is incredibly frustrating for local sport and children. Our physiotherapist Laura Scott identifies the best way to train over the next 6 weeks to get back to sport as quickly and [...]

By |2020-07-12T18:07:29+10:00July 12th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training|Comments Off on Transition to training after Covid-19

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

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

What to do when your child has growing pains

Do you want to know more about how physiotherapy can help your child’s health problems and injuries? Our physiotherapist Jason Lee explores adolescent conditions and what you can do to prevent your child from getting injured. Adolescent conditions vary for a wide variety of reasons. Adolescent musculoskeletal pain generally occurs from the age of 11 [...]

By |2019-08-27T11:25:24+10:00August 27th, 2019|Children's Health|0 Comments

How can I prevent an ACL injuries?

With local winter codes almost underway, a common injury associated with AFL and netball are knee injuries.  Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common non-contact related injuries with these sports.  Injury and surgery associated with the ACL results in 12 – 18 months extensive rehabilitation and time off sport.  However, research [...]

Choosing a school bag

With school back this week, we're sure that many of you may be busy organising books, stationary and uniforms.  However, it is crucial to not forget about your child's school bag.  Back pain is becoming more prevalent in children and young adolescence.  In some cases, the cause of back pain can be the associated with carrying [...]

By |2018-01-31T22:25:15+11:00January 31st, 2018|Children's Health|0 Comments

Prevent ipad injuries

Do you experience pain after using your ipad or tablet?  Do you get headaches or neck pain whilst using your device?  Your physiotherapist can not only reduce your pain but ensure you prevent and address the likelihood of getting pain.  With school just around the corner, a number of schools have moved to using a [...]

By |2018-01-26T13:15:06+11:00January 26th, 2018|Children's Health, Exercise, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

The role of physiotherapy for ACL injuries

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the most critical ligaments designed to provide stability around the knee.  With the middle of winter sporting codes and ski season, injury or rupture to the ACL is one of the most debilitating conditions of the knee.   What causes an ACL injury? ACL injuries commonly occur during "non-contact" [...]

By |2017-08-03T17:15:35+10:00August 3rd, 2017|Children's Health, Physiotherapy|0 Comments