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Welcome, The Journey Begins!

Welcome to the Peak Sports Physiotherapy blog!   I am excited about the launch of this blog as it coincides with the launch of Peak Sports Physiotherapy's website and physiotherapy clinic which is operating in Wangaratta and Benalla. This blog is designed to...

SUMMER VIEWS VS WINTER BLUES – A WINTER CYCLING SURVIVAL GUIDE

Well, it’s that time of year again - The Tour de France.  For many people this is the biggest cycling event on the calendar, and it is arguably the most prestigious and revered of all the grand tours.  For me, and many others, The Tour is also a time of internal...

Muscle Strains – Why Do They Keep Reoccurring

Muscle strains are the nemesis of running athletes such as footballers, soccer players and track and field athletes. Despite advancements in sports medicine, muscle strains continue to occur and frequently reoccur during the same season which can have a profound...

How to get Strong Bones for Life

  We don't often think about about what we did as kids and how it affects us later in life. but when it comes to reducing the risk of developing osteoporosis or preventing fractures as we get older, the things we did as kids can have a real impact. Adolescence...

Misconceptions that can make Back Pain Worse

Low back pain (LBP) is a common injury that many of us will suffer at some stage of our lives and unfortunately for some, it can have a real impact on their quality of life. There is lots of misconceptions and misleading information regarding back pain, what causes...

Strength Training to Run Faster

    I’ve had a couple of people say recently that they've have been considering performing a strength program to help their running. Whether the goal is injury prevention or simply wanting to run faster, adding a strength program to your routine could be one...

Prevent Soft Tissue Injuries This Preseason

It’s summer and its bloody hot, but most football and netball clubs are starting their preseason training to prepare themselves for the 2019 season. Preseason is not just about developing fitness for round one, it’s also about developing a level of conditioning that...

Running: Is Technique Important?

  Anybody can run, right? But if you are overcoming an injury or are looking to improve your running performance, should you look at your technique? Running, particularly distance running, is all about efficiency and economy. Being fit certainly helps, but if...

Shin Splints – What Is It And What Can You Do About It

Shin Splints are a common injury that collectively describes pain in your lower leg. Although most people relate to the term ‘shin splints’, it’s not a particularly useful term as there several different types of shin pain that all require different...

Tips To Get A Personal Best : Benalla Triathlon

Tips To Get A Personal Best At The 2018 Benalla TriathlonWith the Benalla Triathlon only a week away, I thought I would share some tips to help get you to the finish line a bit quicker. These are all very simple tricks, but they could literally shave minutes off your...

How do you avoid a Hamstring Injury? – Answer: Eccentric Strength Training

Long and Strong Hamstrings to Prevent Injury Hamstring injuries are notorious in running sports such as football, soccer and track-and-field. Arguably the most common mechanism of injury is in the late swing phase of high-speed running, where the hamstrings...

Welcome, The Journey Begins!

Welcome to the Peak Sports Physiotherapy blog!   I am excited about the launch of this blog as it coincides with the launch of Peak Sports Physiotherapy's website and physiotherapy clinic which is operating in Wangaratta and Benalla. This blog is designed to...

How to get Strong Bones for Life

  We don't often think about about what we did as kids and how it affects us later in life. but when it comes to reducing the risk of developing osteoporosis or preventing fractures as we get older, the things we did as kids can have a real impact. Adolescence...

Misconceptions that can make Back Pain Worse

Low back pain (LBP) is a common injury that many of us will suffer at some stage of our lives and unfortunately for some, it can have a real impact on their quality of life. There is lots of misconceptions and misleading information regarding back pain, what causes...

Prevent Soft Tissue Injuries This Preseason

It’s summer and its bloody hot, but most football and netball clubs are starting their preseason training to prepare themselves for the 2019 season. Preseason is not just about developing fitness for round one, it’s also about developing a level of conditioning that...

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