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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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Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries in Australia Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries in Australia. A recent study(1) looking at injuries in 70 popular sports showed that; the ankle was the most commonly injured body part in 24 of the 70 sports studied the ankle was…
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Getting to the City to Surf start line in one piece

It’s around this time of year that many people begin their preparations for the City to Surf & the Sydney Running Festival. For most people knowing how many times to run each week, how far each run should be & how fast to run is often left to guess work or based on the recommendations…
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Headaches in Women that present as Menstrual Migraines

Migraine is a very common problem amongst women. In fact research shows that the headache ratio for females/males is a staggering 4:11. When looking at potential reasons for why headaches are so much more common in women it is interesting to note that of women suffering migraine, the majority of sufferers are post puberty and…
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Why Does Remedial Massage Help Stress?

The Problem Stress. A condition we have all suffered. Stress may be responsible for a significant percentage of all diseases in the Western world including headaches & migraines, neural problems, muscular aches & pains, depression & anxiety. As the world in which we live becomes increasingly stressful both physically & emotionally we either reduce stress,…
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