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

Ankle sprain exercises

Following on from our recent blog post on Chronic Ankle Instability, our physiotherapists Vernon Mittal and Sarah Yule, highlight some advanced ankle sprain exercises to help strengthen your ankle. Typically, these exercises are done at the end stages of rehabilitation when the patient wants to return to sport or a high level of activity (e.g. [...]

Case study: Sporting knee injury and physiotherapy

Are you curious about what to expect in an appointment at Malvern East Physiotherapy? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule guides us through her recent case study where she was able to diagnose and treat a patient’s sporting knee injury successfully. This case study will provide a general summary of my overarching treatment timeline of a patient [...]

By |2019-06-21T09:27:31+10:00June 21st, 2019|Clinical Pilates, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training|0 Comments

How to train at your best

With a number of winter codes such as football, soccer and netball underway, the importance of pre-season and training smarter rather than harder is essential.  Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights her top tips on staying injury free and performing at your best during pre-season and in-season. The importance of pre-season training Pre-season training is critical [...]

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 [...]

Avoid cricket injuries this season

Low back pain is one of the most common injuries associated with cricket.  Fortunately, managing workload throughout training and games has been proven to significantly reduce the likelihood of developing low back pain.   Despite the weather, cricket season is underway for another year.  Unfortunately, if you're a bowler, there is a higher risk of [...]

By |2016-11-08T23:32:08+11:00November 8th, 2016|Physiotherapy, Preseason Training, Strength Training|0 Comments

Top tips to prevent netball injuries

If you experience a netball injury, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or book online today. Netball is one of Australia's most popular sports.  With sudden stops, repetitive changing direction and multi-directional jumping and landing, large amounts of force are placed through the body.  Knee and ankle injuries are the most common injuries associated with netball [...]