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How To Stop Back Pain | 8 Easy Steps

Back pain can be very distressing and disabling but is also very common and rarely dangerous. Statistics suggest that 84% of people worldwide experience back pain at some point in their lives and it is equally common across age groups. Before we discuss some easy things that you can try to help manage your back

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What is a running assessments?

Running Assessments 70% of recreational and competitive runners will sustain an overuse injury within a 12-month period. By optimising strength, flexibility and technique, running assessments are used to reduce this incidence, ultimately preventing injury and improving performance. The one-hour comprehensive running assessment will facilitate you to run at your best and achieve your goals. The

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What can I do to help my Shin Splints?

What are shin splints? Shin splints can be described as pain felt through the front of the shin, along the tibia and can be caused by a number of issues. Shin splints can often flare up after acute bouts of exercise or training overload such as increased frequency of running or jumping.  How to prevent

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Exercise Physiologist v Physiotherapist

Exercise Physiology is a somewhat new profession. Most people haven’t heard of Exercise Physiologists or think that they are Physiotherapists. Granted, we are similar, and should work together to get the best possible outcomes for our patients. Although this is the case, there are some differences which we will now clear up below. What is

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We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this difficult time. Sydney West Sports Medicine remains fully operational and will continue to function throughout this period. We have strengthened our already stringent infectious control policy. Whilst social distancing is important your pain and comfort is also our priority, which is why the Australian Government

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As we all come to terms with the growing challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic, we want you to know that the safety and wellbeing of our patients and team is our utmost priority. We are carefully monitoring the situation and following recommended health and safety guidelines from the World Health Organisation and the Department of

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