I first knew I wanted to be a Physio when I was 13. I was really sporty, but really accident prone and spent a lot of time at our local Physio ( I also booked all my appointments during school hours which meant I got to miss the boring subjects).Read More
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Knee Pain can be incredibly frustrating. whether it catches going up stairs or feels like it is giving way underneath you. This is one of our absolute favourite knee tapings at settling down painful acute knee pain. Check out this video by Matt Barker on how to use K Tape for knee pain. Let us know what you think!Read More
It’s time to start thinking about the running season. We thought we’d start you off on the right foot by outlining the very best tips to avoid injury. In fact, if you follow these rules you may never see us for a running injury again.
“Meditation is all about the pursuit of nothingness. It’s like the ultimate rest. It’s better than the best sleep you’ve ever had. It’s a quieting of the mind. It sharpens everything especially your appreciation of your surroundings. It keeps life fresh.” – Hugh JackmanRead More
Triathlon is an incredibly tough sport whereby you are essentially cramming three sports into one. As we come into the start of the triathlon season with the Noosa event just around the corner I though this would be a timely reminder of the most common cause of triathlon injuries: the time trial position!
Hi guys. It's Gina from Balance and Motion Physio, and today I wanted to talk to you about headaches. Headaches are extremely frustrating and debilitating. There's actually a lot that you can do to make them feel better. I want to teach you a little bit about them and then give you some tips on how to manage them….Read More
Hey guys, Nick from Balance in Motion here. One of the more common things I'm seeing recently is people coming in saying, "My calves are always tired. I stretch them as much as I can, but it never works, they always seem to be tired."….Read More
Lindel is a passionate Pilates physio who first became interested in the human body when she injured herself at the young age of 12. After spending a lot of her teenage years seeing various physio’s for her injury, Lindel realised that she wanted to be able to help people….Read More
Over the summer break I was getting stuck into reading my Christmas present “Tools of Titans” by Tim Ferriss. A summary of the interviews he has undertaken with elite performers of the world ranging from pro athletes, silicon valley investors and leading medical researchers.
Triathlon races, half and full marathons and big games of sport require intense physical and mental drain in order to achieve ‘PB’s and the win. You leave absolutely nothing in the tank to achieve your goals. You hit the finish line or the final whistle exhausted (hopefully happy) and broken. You couldn’t have tried harder.Read More
BACK IN THE EARLY 2000’S THE WORLD BECAME OBSESSED WITH THE CORE. STRENGTHENING THE CORE WOULD FIX ANYTHING INCLUDING NECK PAIN. “YOU HAD A SPRAINED ANKLE? WELL, YOU NEED TO STRENGTHEN YOUR CORE”. “SORE LITTLE FINGER YOU SAY? YOU HAVE A WEAK CORE”.Read More
I have been guilty of sleeping 6 hours every night without fail for a couple of years. I got sucked into the 4am club and work harder not smarter club. I’ve also lost count of the amount of blog posts telling you successful people only need 4 hours sleep.Read More
It’s a fact. Strength training improves a runners performance.
There aren’t many things we can definitively say , but we can confidently assure you of that . Systematic reviews are the strongest form of evidence we have. Yamamoto et al 2008 concluded that runners perform better after a strength and conditioning program in their systematic review.Read More
Did you know you can still stand badly at a stand up desk? Having a stand up desk is part of the solution. Check out these tips from resident ergonomic expert Nick Carr on how to set up your standing desk properly.Read More
I’ve worked at Balance In Motion for over 2.5 years. We treat a good variety of people including a lot of triathletes here in Bondi. This means I had a lot of triathlon related knowledge but not a great deal of personal experience. Over the summer, I decided to change this. I registered for the Huskisson Long Course, found myself a triathlon group and got training. There were times when I hated it, but surprisingly, for the most, I loved it. And I learnt a lot!Read More