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Shin splints is a condition characterised by pain along, or just behind the tibia (shinbone) during physical activity. Shin splints is a common sports injury and is caused by repetitive loading stress on the tibia during sports involving running and jumping. The pain felt as...

Dry needling is a safe and commonly used procedure where a fine acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin, and into myofascial trigger points. Myofascial trigger points (MTrP) are areas of muscle that form knots when under prolonged tension. MTrP's are often tender and can refer pain to other areas...

Empty the bladder 4-7 times a dayIt is normal to sleep through the night or to wake up once to empty your bladderAvoid getting into the habit of going ‘just-in-case’It is important to sit down on the toilet and not ‘hover’Take your time to empty...

There are two very important reasons why you should be exercising during COVID19: mental health and immunity. There is a growing amount of evidence showing that exercise reduces the risk of most types of disease, including communicable i.e. viral and bacterial infections. This suggests that exercise...

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental disorders in Australia. They affect nearly 30 percent of adults at some point in their lives. National polls also show that anxiety is on the rise. Such trends indicate there needs to be a greater emphasis on promoting healthy practices...

Exercise is most likely the last thing you’d think about after a cancer diagnosis, but it shouldn’t be. Research continues to support exercise as an important component of cancer treatment and recovery, in fact COSA’s (Clinical Oncology Society of Australia) most recent position statement calls...