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Smoke Pollution and Exercise

With the horrific bushfires currently burning in New South Wales and Victoria many athletes and sporting organisations have been monitoring the smoke and air conditions and considering if athletes should be training or competing.

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Early season remarks from the A-League

It had felt a long time coming, but here we were in Wellington, New Zealand, moments away from kick off in our round 1 opener. Western United Football Club was about to be inaugurated into the A-League….

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To Ice or not to Ice?

Recent newspaper articles discussed whether using ice for acute ankle sprains was actually useful for recovery. The article suggested that all we thought about using RICE (“Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation”) was wrong, or at least not really helpful.

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Lateral Ankle Pain

The most satisfying part of working as a Sports and Exercise Medicine Registrar is that I can help people find a pathway to becoming more physically active. Often times, an injury or a medical condition is getting in the way.

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Who wants 30% fewer hamstring strains

In sport, we know that a perfect preparation often equals a perfect performance. Unfortunately poor preparation usually equals poor performance and injury often stands in the way of things in sport.

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No Needles!

In Sports medicine we very commonly treat painful, inflamed tissues such as joints, bursas, tendons or tendon attachments to bones

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DON’T SIT OUT IF WE CAN SORT YOU OUT!

This weekend was a lovely taste of the spring to come. I attended a local cross country race where club level athletes enjoyed a dose of exercise, fun, friendships and sunshine. Competitive children to adults hit the slopes of Mt Buninyong and raced in a local championship.

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Advanced Physiotherapy now Available at BallaratOSM

We are very pleased to introduce the latest member of the BallaratOSM team, and announce the expansion of our services to provide patients of Ballarat and surrounding districts with the highest quality, patient-focused, individual care.

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