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Stage 4 Restrictions – We’re still here for you

With Stage 4 restrictions coming into effect, Malvern East Physiotherapy will continue to operate for onsite appointments and teleconsultations. Please note, stay at home restrictions do not impact medical or allied health services. Travel is permitted outside of the 5 km zone with your appointment confirmation as proof of travel. You can be assured that [...]

By |2020-08-09T11:43:07+10:00August 9th, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Stage 4 Restrictions – We’re still here for you

Syndesmosis Injury – High ankle sprains

Having the football on our TV’s is a fantastic way to pass the time on the weekends during lockdown 2.0. However, there has been extensive commentary on the risk of injuries to the players considering this season is like no other. Due to the interrupted year from COVID-19, players went from completing full preseasons to [...]

By |2020-07-30T18:59:16+10:00July 30th, 2020|Physiotherapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Syndesmosis Injury – High ankle sprains

Advanced Home Workout

Struggling to work out at home? Our physiotherapists Amelia Thomas and Michael Scardamaglia run through an advanced exercise circuit to do at home. Minimal equipment is required with this circuit using resistance bands and light dumbbells. Advanced Exercise Circuit: 15 x Single leg Romanian dead lift and Single arm row 15 x Opening arc and [...]

By |2020-07-27T21:56:43+10:00July 20th, 2020|Exercise, Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Advanced 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

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?

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