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Knee Pain

Knee pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint that brings people to their Physio. With today's increasingly active society, the number of knee problems is increasing. Knee pain has a wide variety of specific causes and treatments. The knee joint's main function is to bend, straighten, and bear the weight of the body, along with…
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Kettlebells for Back Pain

Yes, you read the title right. Kettlebells have been around for centuries, originally being used in Russia before making their way around the world. They aren’t only used for having an awesome workout, but may also be a solution for your back pain with proper prescription. Recently Precision Physio St Marys Exercise Physiologists Nick and Tyrell…
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Meet Chris and Mikaela

Chris Agostino At the age of 12 I got my first gym set and started training. I attended High School at Marist College Eastwood where I started playing Rugby League and Rugby Union. I enjoyed all sports but particularly enjoyed rugby and played up until the age of 21. Sports and weights is where I…
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World Spine Day – Your Back In Action

World Spine Day is a great opportunity to shine light on spinal disorders and encourage you to take steps to better health. This year the theme is ‘Your Back in Action’, emphasising the importance of physical activity and improving posture as part of good spinal health and prevention of injury. Millions of people worldwide suffer…
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Meet Team Concord

You'll have to go a long way to find a more passionate team than the one at Precision Physio Concord. Lead by Clinic Team Leader; Pei Gan, the guys have  a wealth of experience and are committed to our goal of helping you "Live Young"! Pei Gan - Clinic Team Leader & Physiotherapist Patient focus: powerlifting…
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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

Delayed onset muscle soreness (D.O.M.S) is a medical condition that is characterised by the stiffness, tenderness and pain in muscles several hours after performing a strenuous physical activity. When muscles are stressed, small microscopic tears occur in the ligaments, coupled with the stiffness and inflammation that accompany these tears, causing the pain and fatigue. The…
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Kick lower back pain for good!

Low back pain (LBP) is the largest contributor to the burden of disease in Australia and is the most common musculoskeletal condition that is seen by general practitioners (Bardin, King & Maher, 2017). Research shows that 60-80% of people that have had a single episode of back pain will have a further episode within the…
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Prevent the “pop” with P.E.P! (ACL prevention)

Step. Twist. POP!!! For anyone who has ever injured their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), they probably know this dreaded ‘pop’ all too well. This ‘pop’ usually means a torn ACL, which equals a long period on the sidelines, months of rehabilitation and plenty of frustration! For a long time it was unclear whether the chances…
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Prep yourself before you wreck yourself!

Winter has finished and summer is just around the corner. During those cold winter months, it is so much easier to stay indoors and watch that Netflix series on the couch, or not go on that morning run because it’s just too cold. Before you know it, time's up and it starts to get warm,…
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Think you’re too old to hopscotch? Think again!

It’s been common practice for us to expect people to age gracefully. As people get older, they are often told to slow down or even stop exercising completely to avoid injury. While many people would believe this is the best approach, research has shown that inactivity is actually one of the worst things for people…
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