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Tendinopathy: Understanding, Managing & Overcoming Pain

Tendinopathy, often referred to as tendonitis or tendinosis, is a condition that can affect anyone from athletes to office workers. Understanding what it is, recognising its symptoms, pinpointing areas of pain and implementing effective management strategies are vital steps toward recovery. In this blog post, we will dive into the world of tendinopathy, shedding light […]

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When can I Run? Understanding Hamstring Strain Mechanism, Rehabilitation & Prevention

Hamstring strains are a prevalent injury among athletes, particularly those involved in sports requiring explosive movements and high-speed running such as football, AFL, athletics and rugby codes. The grade of injury can vary depending on the type of tissue, location and severity of the injury. Time for return to performance can be anywhere from a

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Demystifying Hip Flexor Pain

Hip flexor pain can be a common and debilitating issue that affects individuals of all ages and activity levels. Whether you’re an athlete, a fitness enthusiast, or someone in an office-based occupation, understanding the anatomy, causes, differential diagnosis and treatment options for hip flexor pain is essential. In this article we explore these key aspects

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Stephen Valassakis: Your Trusted Brisbane City Physiotherapist

 When it comes to your physical well-being, finding a skilled and experienced Brisbane City Physiotherapist is essential. Someone who listens to your needs, understands the intricacies of the human body and can help you recover from injuries, manage chronic conditions, and improve your overall quality of life.This month Activate Health & Fitness welcomes our newest

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Physiotherapy or Remedial Massage? Which is the best for you?

 Whether you are suffering from general aches and pains, injured, or looking to improve your athletic performance both physiotherapy and remedial or sports massage can be greatly beneficial. However, there are some cases when physiotherapy may be more appropriate than massage, and vice versa. To help you make the right decision for you, we’ve asked

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Understanding Biomechanics: How a Biomechanical Analysis Helps Prevent Injury

Have you ever wondered how your body moves and functions? The answer lies in the interesting field of biomechanics. Biomechanics is the study of how forces interact with the human body during movement. It involves analysing the mechanics of muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments to understand how they work together to produce efficient movement patterns.

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When to See a Physiotherapist: Your Guide to Pain Management and Mobility

Are you experiencing nagging pain that’s affecting your daily activities? Perhaps it has come on suddenly after exercise or its been slowly building for a while? Either way, pain is a sign from your body that it’s not happy and something needs to change. But with so many different services available (e.g. doctors, chiropractors, massage

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Are you feeling pain now you’re back at work? Massage can help

Activate Health & Fitness “massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and wellbeing” ARE YOU FEELING FAMILIAR ACHES AND PAINS AGAIN NOW THAT YOU’RE BACK AT WORK? After enjoying some down time over the Christmas break, you may have noticed your lower back pain eased, your shoulders didn’t

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