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How to avoid postnatal injuries: a guide to post pregnancy exercise

Getting back into regular exercise after giving birth can help you to return to your pre-pregnancy weight more easily, reduce back pain, strengthen and tone your muscles, boost your energy levels, and help you sleep better. However, there are certain precautions you should take to make sure that you follow a safe exercise regime and […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Load Management

Overuse injuries often occur as a result of training load error. Training load can be defined as the amount of stress placed on a person during one workout or over a certain period of time. In order to improve performance athletes need to continually train harder (apply a progressive load) as their bodies adjust to […]

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Everything you need to know about overuse injuries

Often when we think about injuries we think about acute injuries, which occur in an instant, such as sprains, strains and fractures. However, a common condition we see here at Fairfield Physiotherapy Sports Injuries Centre, are overuse injuries – those injuries sustained from repeated actions and occur over time. The biggest problem with overuse injuries […]

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6 Things You Need To Do Before Hitting the Slopes

Skiing and snowboarding are great ways to get active in winter in Australia, but two things can ruin a holiday at the snow – injury and muscle soreness. Both of these issues can be prevented with a bit of preparation and some helpful advice from our sports physiotherapy experts. Here are 6 ways you can […]

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Footy Finals Prep: What to Eat

Preparing for footy finals in the coming weeks? Now, more than ever you need to be at the top of your game, physically and mentally. At Fairfield Physiotherapy & Sports Injuries Centre, we can help you prepare your body with physiotherapy but you also need to make sure you’re providing yourself with the proper fuel […]

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How to find the best physiotherapist for your back pain

It’s estimated that 80% of the population will experience back pain at some time during the lives.

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Is bad posture causing your headaches?

If you experience frequent headaches and can’t seem to get rid of them you may be looking to the wrong solution.

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How can physiotherapy help with a shoulder injury?

Feeling like you have more than a little weight on your shoulders? You are not alone.

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4 Easy Ways To Avoid Text Neck

It’s important to learn how to manage ‘text neck’ if it arises and prevent the pain from occurring – here are some things we suggest you do.

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How to prevent and treat episodes of muscle cramps

Have you ever wondered where muscle cramps have come from? And why are they happening to you?

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Headaches. Don’t let one stand in the way of your day.

There is no magical formula to tackle the symptoms of a headache, physiotherapy treatments can go a long way to help ease the pain and get you back on track in the long term.

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Want results? Try the finer point of pain relief

Dry needling has been around for many years as a treatment to combat acute or chronic pain. Widely recognised as a subset of Western acupuncture, dry needling involves inserting fine filament needles into muscular trigger points that are direct sources of pain to restore normal muscle movement.

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Are you squatting for success?

Squats are arguably the best full-body exercise in existence.

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Strap yourself in and then back yourself in

So, you’ve injured yourself during your most recent training session.

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Exercising While Pregnant – How to Safely Stay Fit

We’ve put together a quick guide to help you stay fit and healthy during your pregnancy.

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Avoid Injury this Football Season

Australian rules accounts for the highest number of sports related injuries that lead to hospitalisation.

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What’s your plan to tackle Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?

Preparing your body for the impending flight.

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Find the Fun in Preparing For a Marathon

Training for and completing a marathon is one the most physically and mentally grueling challenges.

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What exactly is physiotherapy and how can it help you?

One thing we’ve noticed at Fairfield Physiotherapy throughout our collective numerous years of professional experience is that most people aren’t aware of just how broad the field of physiotherapy is and the wide range of injuries and conditions with which it can help.

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Office work and prolonged periods of sitting: what effects it can have and how to avoid it

Few would disagree that our modern lifestyle does not always account for the fact that the human body has evolved to suit a lifestyle of regular movement and exercise.

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Getting the ball rolling on beating back pain could be easier than you thought.

Back pain affects millions of Australians every year and is a common reason for absence from work, big medical bills and a noticeable reduction in overall quality of life.

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