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Prepping for parenthood

I started out wanting to write this blog around tips for new parents on how to hold and carry their baby. Having recently become a dad myself, I thought I would put my experiences to good use and pass on what I have learned. As I started to think back about the past year with…
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To sit, or to stand… That is the question!

“We’ve become so sedentary that 30 minutes a day at the gym may not counteract the detrimental effects of 8, 9 or 10 hours of sitting.” –Genevieve Healy, PhD To sit or to stand, that is the question! Recently, there has been more and more media coverage promoting the new trend of stand up desks,…
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The low-down on those down-low muscles – the pelvic floor

Did you know that everyone has a pelvic floor? Yes, even you, Male Reader! The pelvic floor is made up of two layers of muscle, and together these muscles are responsible for many functions, including: Supporting the lower abdominal organs inside the body (bladder and bowel for men; bladder, bowel and uterus for women) Providing…
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Show your tendons some love (and tendon-ness)

Our tendons are like springs which store and release the energy we produce in our muscles, turning it into the forces we use to move our bodies. They are incredible, elastic and resilient structures which allow us to move with power and purpose. So how do we keep them happy? Here are some suggestions that will help…
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What I wish I knew then: how to not let an injury end your career

Growing up in the sport of Gymnastics I trained 28hr a week, but still somehow managed to spend many hours in many physio clinics over the years. My injuries includes a subluxated shoulder, Osgood schlatters, a crushed ligament in my lower back, torn hamstrings and cracked cartilage in my ribs, not to mention the jarring…
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Movement Masters | St Marys

Influential American Physical Therapist Gray Cook once wrote: “We are meant to grow strong and to age gracefully. Reclamation of authentic movement is the starting point.” This is also the philosophy behind the treatment used at Precision Physio, as anyone who has been to one our clinics would know. Our purpose is to have all our clients "Live Young”, to…
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Buzz Day | November 2014

Buzz Day was super exciting! The Concord and St Marys teams all headed out to the new Precision Athletica premises at Olympic Park. It was the first time many of us were seeing the new venue, and we didn’t know what to expect. What we were confronted with was a brand new venue which had been decked out…
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Gymnastics Injuries

Gymnastics is a great sport to develop strength and flexibility, coordination, agility and discipline. Most kids experience some gymnastics either at school or as a recreational sport at indoor sports centres. A smaller number of kids go on to train for competitions, often competing for the first time at as young as 7 or 8.…
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Migraine Headaches common in desk workers treated with Physiotherapy?

Headache is a common cause for complaint in an office setting in which many of us spend long periods of time at a desk. Headaches fall under a large umbrella of names like tension headache, migraine, cluster headaches, menstrual migraine and the list goes on. All of these headaches, whatever you choose to label them,…
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How to train easier and get fitter doing it!

The age old saying ‘no pain no gain’ is gradually fading into the distance. Sports scientists and exercise physiologists are discovering that significant improvements in fitness and performance can be achieved without having to finish training sessions bent over on the ground wondering where your next breath is coming from Just because we can do…
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