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

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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 complications, and, on top of that, there are ongoing soft tissue injuries which appear to be common followi...

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Does Resistance Training help with Back Pain?

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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 appropriate activity modification, however in some cases, low back pain can progress to chronic (present for longer th...

5 Reasons to Lose Weight for Your Health

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What are 5 reasons to lose weight for a healthy lifestyle? Wanting to find reasons to lose weight for your health? Everyone has their reasons for wanting to lose weight. It is important to understand and remind yourself of those reasons all throughout your weight loss journey. However, here is a list of other very important reasons to lose those excess kilos! Reduced risk of chronic disease: To get the more confronting reasons out of the way, losing weight can reduce your risk of chroni...

Finding and Harnessing that Motivation

Motivation Nutrition Perth

Do you need support in finding and harnessing motivation? Let me try to paint the picture here. So you have decided to make a change to your lifestyle - fantastic! Readiness to make a change is the first step towards achieving your goal. However, after some time you’re now starting to feel like exercising is becoming a bit of a chore. Or, the changes you have made to your diet has left you feeling like you’re missing out and it’s becoming more of a hassle than it’s worth. Motivation...

Balanced Exercise

Functional Strength Perth

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. Incorporating a variety of forms of exercise into our week will help to achieve the greatest b...