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Is surgery for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) rehabilitation the best option?

What is the best rehabilitation option for Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears? Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) tears are one of the most common injuries in all football codes. They are a devastating injury, with the majority of sufferers referred for immediate surgery, with a long 9 – 12 months recovery period to follow. Some sufferers even undergo multiple surgeries if there are...

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Does Resistance Training help with Back Pain?

Gym Training Back Pain Does gym training help back pain? Low back pain is a significant issue, with a lifetime prevalence of up to 80%. There are multiple contributing factors which may lead to the development of low back pain, such as poor posture, inadequate lifting techniques and altered movement strategies. Acute low back pain is largely settled with rest, treatment and...

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Balanced Exercise

Balanced Exercise  Balanced Exercise Balance is key when it comes to exercise. The health benefits of regular exercise are widely documented, however training programs which focus on only one type activity also bring some negatives. Regular, repetitive running, or taking part in 5 yoga sessions a week will be good for our wellbeing, but  can create repetitive strain, resulting in overuse injuries....

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Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain - Causes, Effects & Management Low Back Pain is disabling in nature and can restrict activities of daily living. The most common underlying injuries contributing to low back pain include; Muscle tear Muscle spasm Facet joint sprain Disc injuries or protrusion Nerve impingement or irritation Joint degeneration or arthritis Multiple factors influence the development of low back pain, and...

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Shoulder Pain in Perth CBD

Understanding Shoulder Pain The shoulder joint allows for a considerable amount of movement, leading it to being vulnerable to injury and shoulder pain. Injury results in pain and restriction with overhead movement, reaching behind the back and lifting objects, and occurs mostly commonly through sport and exercise, however some pathologies are of an insidious onset. The location of shoulder pain varies depending...