Why Stretching is so Important?

Why Stretching is so Important?

The human body uses over 600 muscles to keep us moving, so it makes perfect sense giving them a stretch will help maintain optimal conditioning. Stretching as little as 2 or 3 times a week using the right techniques can make a noticeable difference to your flexibility...
Sports with the Highest Rates of Injuries

Sports with the Highest Rates of Injuries

Australia’s love of all types of sport is a part of our cultural uniqueness. But with that passion comes the burden of sports injuries. Research from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare conducted in 2016-17 showed that almost 60,000 people over 15 years old...
Causes of Meniscus Injury

Causes of Meniscus Injury

Meniscus injuries are common, affecting an estimated 6 in 1,000 Australians during their lifetime. Males between 20 and 29 are the most likely to suffer a meniscus tear, and (or possibly because) most meniscus injuries result from sport or sudden impact. However, you...
Exercises To Strengthen Your Knees

Exercises To Strengthen Your Knees

As one of the largest joints in the body, your knees are not only heavily used, but are also unfortunately susceptible to pain, injury and stress. However, there are a few key exercises that you can comfortably complete to both alleviate knee pain and strengthen your...
Common Knee Injuries In Netball

Common Knee Injuries In Netball

As the most popular women’s sport in Australia, netball has an estimated one million players across the country. In fact, there are more than 20 million playing netball worldwide! Netball is a fast-paced sport that involves jumping, pivoting, twisting and moving...
Swimming & Shoulder Injuries

Swimming & Shoulder Injuries

While swimming is comparatively a far lower impact sport than other land-based competitions, there is still the potential for injury. Whether you do a couple of laps of the pool to keep up your fitness or you train every day to swim competitively, it is important to...