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Exercising and playing sport in the warmer months

As we move from the cooler to the warmer months, we start to consider the impact that the heat can have on the way our body functions when we play sport. However, it should be acknowledged that heat illness can occur even in the cooler weather, after exercising for more than 45 minutes at high intensity. What temperatures should we be concerned about? The guidelines for exercising in the heat suggest that 26-30 degrees produce a moderate to high risk...

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What Is Chronic Ankle Instability?

Chronic ankle instability, as the name implies, is a chronic condition of instability affecting the ankle and it’s surrounding structures. It usually develops after a severe ankle sprain. However, some people are born with less stable ankles; these individuals are generally extra flexible throughout their bodies. Approximately 20% of ankle sprains lead to chronic ankle instability due to the resulting changes in ligament support, strength, postural control, muscle reaction time and sensation. What are the symptoms? As well as being...

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Achilles tendon tears

What is it? The Achilles tendon is a band of fibrous tissue located at the back of the ankle. Its main role is to connect the calf muscles to the heel of the foot. This tendon is the largest tendon in the body and when it tightens, as the calf muscles contract, it pulls the heel allowing you to stand on tiptoe or to point your foot. Achilles tendon tears commonly occur in athletes, however, this injury can affect anyone...

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Tips for exercising when you’re in pain

One of the most challenging aspects of living with an injury or chronic pain is how it can quickly impact your exercise routine. If you have been working towards a fitness or weight goal, this can be extremely demoralising. Here are a few tips that can help to keep you on track while you recover. Staying as active as possible during this time can mean you’re in the best position to reach your goals again once your injury has healed....

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Exercise Physiologist Alex McGee on 101.5FM

Our Exercise Physiologists Alex McGee Joined 101.5FM Sports to talk keeping fit and getting back into the game after a sporting injury. Alex McGee from the Caboolture Physical Therapy Centre on Sport 101.5 [button url="http://1015fm.com.au/2019/03/alex-mcgee-caboolture-physio-centre-on-sport-101-5-2019-03-11/" target="blank" background="#13407A" size="4" radius="round"]Listen[/button]  

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