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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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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 ...

1 December 2020

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Tackling Pain and Injury with Hydrotherapy

Tackling Pain and Injury with Hydrotherapy

by Zoltan Marosszeky
It's essential to stay active year-round, but the increase in temperature brings with it the risk of heat exhaustion, fatigue, muscle cramping, heat stroke, and even heat collapse. It's important to drink plenty of water, avoid the hottest part of the day, and to know your limits and listen to your body.  As the weather warms up, it becomes harder to engage in physical activities like walking, jogging, or hiking as it's just too hot!  Are you planning on spending y...

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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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