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The forgotten calf muscle

The forgotten calf muscle

With the winter sports season fast approaching it is essential to make sure we are doing everything to minimise injury risk and rehabilitate our injuries correctly. Too often do I see running related sports participants come into the clinic with persistent calf...

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Shaking it up – with meal replacement shakes

Shaking it up – with meal replacement shakes

Are meal replacement shakes a healthy option for us? By Delina Rahmate- Clinical Nutritionist Often when we struggle with our weight we look for quick fix options on how to lose weight. Meal replacement shakes come at a high price and promise great results so are they...

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Bike Fit Q & A

Bike Fit Q & A

Tim Rigby answers some good questions in this Q & A about our new bike fit program:  RPM Cycling Injury and Performance Program!!   1. Why would someone come to see a physiotherapist to have their bike fitted and not the bike shop?  The interaction between to body...

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Injuries and poor efficiency in cyclists

Injuries and poor efficiency in cyclists

Injuries and poor efficiency in cyclists have led to 2 key questions   1. Does your bike fit your body? Most people who ride a bike will have had the basic "bike fit" where adjustments to the bike are made based on the way your body stacks up -unfortunately this...

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Powerful Nutrition Tips for Injury Recovery

Powerful Nutrition Tips for Injury Recovery

Food and supplements to speed up healing  By Delina Rahmate, Clinical Nutritionist Are you injured and need to heal quickly? Aid the healing process with these powerful tips on nutrition for injury recovery. Put the right eating and supplement strategies to work for...

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Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence

1 in 3 women who have ever had a baby wet themselves. Lets talk Urinary Incontinence! A lot of advice is shared about motherhood, but something few people talk about is bladder and bowel problems both during pregnancy and after birth. A range of factors, including...

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Avoid ‘Swimmer’s Shoulder’ with this quick tip

Avoid ‘Swimmer’s Shoulder’ with this quick tip

With summer here, a lot more of us will choose to jump in the pool for some exercise. Swimming is a great form of low impact exercise to help increase strength, endurance and overall cardiovascular fitness. ‘Swimmer’s shoulder’ is a general term given to a range of...

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Get through the “Silly Season” with these Nutrition tips!

Get through the “Silly Season” with these Nutrition tips!

by Delina Rahmate - Clinical Nutritionist. Bonus recipe at bottom of blog. Healthy food substitutes for common ingredients As Christmas is approaching we can start to panic about parties, gift baskets, alcohol and snack foods being readily available. We may have...

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How can Sport and Performance Psychology Help You?

How can Sport and Performance Psychology Help You?

by Rachel Jones, Sport & Exercise Psychologist   Sport and performance psychology is all about maximising your mental game, whatever your area of performance might be. I believe that everyone is a performer, whether it be in sport, business, performing arts,...

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