Common Netball Injuries

Common Netball Injuries

(By Kayla Malone, Physiotherapist) Has Netball returned and brought all those aches and pains from last season with it? For a non-contact sport, Netball can be a very physical game and often results in pain and injuries. The number one body part subjected to netball...
Does My Ankle Need An X-Ray?

Does My Ankle Need An X-Ray?

Ankle sprains are extremely common accounting for approximately 25% of all sports-related injuries.   Whilst the majority of ankle sprains result in soft tissue damage, a portion of more severe sprains can cause bone fractures. As Physiotherapists, we can order...
Ankle sprains want PEACE not RICE

Ankle sprains want PEACE not RICE

What has RICE got to do with ankles?   Ankle sprains are extremely common, accounting for approximately 25% of all sports-related injuries. For years, the acronym RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) has ruled supreme as the key to early management and has...
No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

Don’t have any equipment at home and looking for some exercise ideas to stay active? No problem – we’ve got some creative options for you!   Here are some beginner to advanced* moves you can try in the comfort of your own home. You will need:1x sturdy chair...
Smart Watch Features – Physio Review

Smart Watch Features – Physio Review

By Nick Nyman, Physiotherapist There is an ever-growing list of features that modern smartwatches offer. With all this information at our fingertips, it can be hard to determine what is proven to help prevent injuries and what is just fun to track? Here is a list of...