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6 July 2021

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What is DOMS?

What is DOMS?

by Marnus Botha
What is DOMS? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or "DOMS" describes the painful ache into your muscles that starts 24 -48 hours after completing any activity, exercise or sport.DOMS is a normal response when increased stress is applied to muscle tissue that it is not accustomed to. What causes DOMS? With any exercise that leads to increased load there will be microscopic tearing into the muscles. Accompanying the tearing an inflammatory response starts which results in pain. Thi...

22 March 2021

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Activity Pacing

Activity Pacing

by Sara Briscoe-Hough
Activity pacing People who live with persistent pain often report how is affects everyday activity, including doing the things that really matter to them. People may manage this in a few different ways. An example some people may get into a cycle of "boom busting". This is where a person may be "over-active" on the better day (boom) only to experience a set-back for the hours or days that follow (bust). In time, some will notice that they become less active and per...

11 February 2021

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Meet Our New Physiotherapist Marnus

Meet Our New Physiotherapist Marnus

by Zoltan Marosszeky
We recently welcomed a new Physiotherapist, Marnus, to our team.  Marnus grew up in a number of locations around Australia, before completing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the University of Newcastle in 2019. In 2020 Marnus was based in the Port Macquarie region, where he learnt many manual therapy techniques. Had an operation recently? Marnus is your guy! With a particular interest in post-operative rehabilitation, Marnus also loves seeing patients make progress after a mu...

11 February 2021

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How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

How to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

by Zoltan Marosszeky
As we enter the second month of 2021, it's easy to let life's busyness distract us from sticking to those great goals we set at the beginning of the new year.  We believe that you can implement new habits and set goals any day of the year, but here are our top tips for creating goals that will stick! Creating achievable goals  Create SMART goals Setting vague goals is an easy way for you to forget or put off achieving your goals.  Have you heard of SMART goa...

11 February 2021

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Dealing with an Injury in the Heat: Fibreglass Casting FAQ

Dealing with an Injury in the Heat: Fibreglass Casting FAQ

by Zoltan Marosszeky
Dealing with an injury is always tricky, but it's especially hard during the summer months when you want nothing more than to feel the fresh air on your skin and to enjoy the beautiful Newcastle beaches.  Luckily, we offer fibreglass casting. Gone are the days of dealing with a bulky plaster cast wrapped in a plastic bag every time you shower.  What is a fibreglass cast? Casts have been used to treat broken and injured bones and joints for hundreds of years. Traditional ...

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What is DOMS?

Jul 06 2021
What is DOMS? Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or "DOMS" describes the painful ache into your muscles that starts 24 -48 hours after com...

Activity Pacing

Mar 22 2021
Activity pacing People who live with persistent pain often report how is affects everyday activity, including doing the things that really matt...

Meet Our New Physiotherapist Marnus

Feb 11 2021
We recently welcomed a new Physiotherapist, Marnus, to our team.  Marnus grew up in a number of locations around Australia, before comp...
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