Category: Managing Injury

The Reason Your Ankle Might Be Still Sore

Ankle sprains are the most prevalent musculoskeletal injury in people who participate in physical activity. However the potential long-term consequences are often underestimated. This article explains why some ankle sprains take a long time to heal, and how a Physiotherapist can help you recover faster. An ankle sprain occurs when there is damage to the […]

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How Physiotherapy Can Help You Manage Chronic Pain

If you’ve ever been injured you will have experienced acute pain. Acute pain is the response to damaged tissue and is critical for our survival. It is a warning that alerts us to danger, as well as being an important protective mechanism. The amount of pain you experience is a reflection of how bad the […]

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Myofascial Release Treatment: What it is and how it can help

Myofascial Release Treatment (MRT) is a slow form of massage.  It is often performed without lubricants as the therapist needs to manipulate the fibres of the fascia.  Fascia is the interconnected tissue that binds muscles, joint and organs of the body. This article explains what MRT is and how it can help you move better […]

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Managing Running Load to Prevent Injury

Running is an increasingly popular activity. Around Tasmania we are seeing more people out running. The simple nature of running is a huge factor in its appeal. It allows people a hassle free way to get outside and improve their health. But the simple act of running is often complicated by injury. Injuries are frustrating. […]

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