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Invigorate Health and Performance, back pain from sitting

Prolonged Sitting & Back Pain – What’s the Link?

The spine relies on constant movement to keep itself free and pliable. What happens when we immobilise it in sitting for to long?

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Dehydration and back pain

Dehydration and Back Pain

We all know drinking water is vital for our general wellbeing, but did you know it is important for our spinal health?

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Invigorate Health and Performance, overhead squat

Struggling With Your Snatch? Here’s Why…

Struggling with your snatch? When was the last time you overhead squatted? Read more to find out how important an overhead squatting technique is to smashing your next snatch PB.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Plantar fasciitis

Reasons Your Plantar Fasciitis is Not Getting Better

Many people find their plantar fasciitis hard to shake off. Read here to find out the 4 most common reasons why your plantar fasciitis is not getting better.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Discs don't slip

Discs Don’t Slip

Discs don’t slip. In fact, it’s impossible for your disc to slip. Why, then, do people say it so often? Find out here!

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Six exercises to improve front rack mobility

Front Rack Mobility: Six Exercises to Improve It

The front rack position is used frequently in weightlifting but MANY people struggle with it. Here’s 6 exercise to help improve your form.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Mallet finger

Mallet Finger

For all those rugby or basketball players out there you may have heard of mallet finger…or had your fair share of it! Read on to find out what we do about it.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Back pain

Back Pain – When To Scan?

A question I often get asked in the clinic is “should I get a scan for my back”? The simple answer – maybe.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Mobility versus flexibility

Mobility vs. Flexibility

To kick things off, let’s get one thing straight – flexibility and mobility are NOT the same thing…. Keep reading to find out more

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Clinical pilates

Clinical Pilates at Invigorate

Why do our Physiotherapists run Pilates at our clinic? In short, to get you better! Keep reading to find out more!

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Shoulder injury SIRVA

Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration (SIRVA) – Don’t Aim Too High!

Have you had shoulder pain or limited range that started a few days post-vaccination?

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Should knees travel past toes when squatting

Should Knees Travel Past Toes When Squatting?

For years it has been advised that your knees should not travel past your toes when performing a squat… but should they?

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Vexatious vertigo

Vexatious Vertigo

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, otherwise known as BPPV- you might be thinking “woah, what on earth is that?!” Keep reading to find out more

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Invigorate Health and Performance, anti inflammatory diet

Can Diet Have an Impact on Chronic Pain?

It is understood that the foods you eat (and those you don’t) impact how well your body fights pain and inflammation. Keep reading to find out more about its role in pain

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Cervical Radiculapathy

Cervical Radiculopathy: More Than Just A Pinched Nerve?

Cervical radiculopathy… well, what a mouthful. Read more to learn more about that neck and arm pain

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Sciatic nerve

Suck Off Sciatica

Sciatica. Most of you have probably heard of it, but what really is it? Find out here.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Myths about ACL injuries

Myths About ACL Injuries

ACL reconstruction recently? This is a must read!

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Invigorate Health and Performance, ACL surgery

ACL Rehab and Physio

Rehabilitation for ACL repair is crucial post-surgery to improve the recovery process, prevent the risk of re-rupture and to increase range and strength of the affected knee.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, De Quervains Tenosynovitis

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis: What is it and what can be done about it?

Tennis players, golfers, gardeners, heavy lifters and even recent mothers are just a few that can develop De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis. Thumb pain? Keep reading

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Tennis elbow

Tennis Elbow

In today’s blog William talks you through everything tennis elbow. Pain , education and recovery. This is a must read if you have elbow pain.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Patella tendon injuries

Jumpers Knee

Patellar tendinopathy also knows as jumpers’ knee is an overuse injury that presents as pain at the front of the patella.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Tendon injuries

Truths About Tendinopathy You Need to Know!

Tendinopathies can be a real pain! They generally have a long and slow recovery, but we have some top tips we wanted to share with you surrounding this condition. 

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Getting back into the gym post lockdown

A guide to getting back into a gym routine post lockdown

Loading that barbell back to the pre-Covid weight may not be your best idea. To avoid injury, burnout and reduce the anxiety here is our guide to getting back into the gym post lockdown.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, PLantas fasciatis

Heel pain stopping you?

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition of the heel of the foot. In plantar fasciitis, the plantar facia becomes irritated and ultimately thickens.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, What is syndesmosis

Syndes-what?

Syndesmosis injuries, account for approximately 11% of all ankle injuries, with a higher occurrence in sporting activities

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Diastasis

Mummy Tummy? We can help.

A common misconception of this condition is that the two sides of the six-pack pull apart and actually separate. This however, is a myth.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Urinary incontinance

Leak a little? Read this!

Urinary incontinence affects up to 10% of Australian men and up to 38% of Australian Women.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Achilles heel

My Achilles Heel

Tendon rupture occurs when sudden forces are exerted upon the Achilles tendon during strenuous physical activities

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Structural muscle injuries

Structural Muscle Injuries

Muscle injuries occur when the amount of forced being applied exceeds its ability to withstand the force.

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Invigorate Health and Performance, Can physio help my OA

Can Physio Help my OA?

2.2 million Australians currently live with OA, with numbers expected to skyrocket to 3.1 million by 2030.

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