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Archive for Category: Injury Prevention

What is a Chiropractic adjustment?

Chiropractic is a style of treatment that focuses on addressing acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries of the body, with a specialised focus on spinal-related injuries. Chiropractic is renowned for a particular style of treatment seen all over the internet known as Chiropractic manipulation. This is a specialised manual therapy technique utilising a high velocity, low

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Snow Sports

Hitting the slopes this winter? Most of you are excited to hit the slopes and are looking forward to it, but you need to ask yourself… is your body ready for it? You may have all the right gear for the snow. BUT because skiing and snowboarding is something we rarely practice on a consistent

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Physiotherapy Student Taping Workshop

Sydney West Sports Medicine are running a student taping workshop specifically tailored for physiotherapy, exercise physiology, chiropractic or massage students to assist them in developing their skills and competency in the area of strapping, with a specific focus on appropriate strapping for sporting injuries. Sydney West Sports Medicine’s taping workshop will cover a range of

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To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

To Stretch or not to Stretch? That is the question. Stretching has been one of the ‘go to’ treatments for physios, doctors and just about anyone who knows anything about anything since just about forever. I can’t count the number of clients I see who tell me they’ve tried to fix their problems by just

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Kids are NOT mini adults!

Applying Long Term Athletic Development (LTAD) into your youth sport programs is crucial for their long-term skill, strength & fitness development. First things first; we need to acknowledge that children and adolescents do not develop at the same rate. Males and females of the same age will have varying rates of growth, physical fitness

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Let’s talk about stress….how it can make and break your results

Are you someone who trains hard but doesn’t seem to see results? Maybe you’re in the gym five 5-6 times a week doing a mixture of cardio, free weights and classes, or maybe just lots of one, but you’re not getting anywhere? Do you feel disheartened with your training, putting in all the hard work

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