Peninsula Physiotherapy and Health

Strength | Mobility | Function | Performance


Hamstring Tendonitis || More Than Just A Pain In The Bum

admin | July 29, 2015

The statistics say that as a runner you’ll become injured or sore at some stage. Upwards of 80% of people who run every year can expect an issue. That’s a lot. But here’s a more wonderful statistic… You can fix…..

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Recurring Ankle Sprains || Think Stiffness Not Just Weakness

admin | July 28, 2015

For those who suffer repeated ankle injuries, we tend to look at re-strengthening and balance as the long term fixes. Most injured ankles do require this type of re-wiring as an injury will certainly rob you of these factors, however…..

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The Mysteries Of Cramping || Your Spine May Have Even MORE To Answer For

admin | July 23, 2015

General cramping is something that we tend to associate with dehydration and deconditioning. How often do we see an athlete cramp up on a hot day during pre-season, or early on in their return to sport after a long layoff……

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What Is Normal?

admin | July 21, 2015

It’s a simple question isn’t it? How do we know whether our tissues and joints are normal? Does normal just constitute something that isn’t painful? For starters, it may surprise some to know that the normal resting state of the…..

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Myth #12 || You Can “Pull” A Back Muscle

admin | July 16, 2015

We’ve all been there before haven’t we? At the very least we know someone who has. You feel like you’ve “pulled” a muscle in your back or neck and it sucks. You can’t move properly, you may not even be…..

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Skin Sliding Surfaces || A Limiter Of Mobility

admin | July 14, 2015

Here’s something that a lot of people don’t realise. Did you know that your skin can restrict your flexibility and joint range of motion? It probably sounds a little more obvious when you say it out loud, but nonetheless it’s…..

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Are You Absorbing The Water You’re Drinking?

admin | July 9, 2015

If you try to do the right thing and drink plenty of water throughout the day, it’s important to know whether your hard work is justified. The bar tends to be set somewhere around 8 glasses or 2 litres of…..

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Be More Flexible || Core/Stabiliser Strength Is Critical

admin | July 6, 2015

We’ve discussed over the last few months how stiff and tight tissue is usually more than just stiff and tight tissue. We’ve mentioned that this has ramifications when trying our best to “stretch” as our efforts might be misplaced. Each…..

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Frozen Shoulder || A Gary Ablett-inspired Tale Of Frustration + A Powerful Fix

admin | July 2, 2015

The ‘Little Master’ has struggled so far this year. THE greatest footballer of the modern era has been reduced to a mere mortal – as Chris Judd was a few weeks ago – by his persistent shoulder problem. The effects…..

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