Complete Sports Care Q& A – Ellie Pashley

Dave spoke with Ellie Pashley in Dec 2020 – An elite distance runner. They discuss her training schedule, the nuts and bolts of building a running plan and the importance of strength training. Click on the image below to see and hear the discussion.        

Telehealth – What is it and what to expect?

This year has been one that we will never forget. COVID-19 has and will potentially change the way we do things as a society across many industries for years to come. For us in allied health the implementation of Telehealth in all streams of our sector has been a daunting experience but one that provides […]

Rotator cuff related pain: the most common cause of shoulder pain

What is the Rotator Cuff related pain? It is characterized by pain involving various activities like lifting the arm, carrying heavy load, wearing a seat belt etc. Commonly people also feel pain when sleeping and with shoulder activities that involve reaching behind their back. What structures are affected? It is referred to as rotator cuff […]

Osgood-Schlatter’s

Key Facts about Osgood-Schlatters A childhood repetitive-use injury that causes a pain below the kneecap Affects 1 in 10 adolescents between the age group of 9-15 years Pain commonly occurs during running , jumping sports  like basketball ,soccer , gymnastics and athletics The condition has traditionally been to resolve within 12-18 months with rest being […]

Expanding our telehealth (video/phone) consultation service

** Due to the current COVID-19 situation our community is facing, including the need for social distancing, we are encouraging all of our patients to use our telehealth (video or phone based consultations) service ** If you believe you need to be seen at our clinic, particularly if your feel this will save you an […]

GLA:D Back – A new approach to managing your back pain.

We have been running GLA:D for people with hip and knee osteoarthritis for three years at Complete Sports Care now. I have enjoyed watching how many people it has benefited, potential surgeries it has saved both at our clinic and across Australia in my role as program lead at La Trobe University. The program is […]

Preparing children and adolescents for entering into physical activity in sports.

Has your child started showing a keener interest in physical activity or, taken an interest in a particular sport? Firstly, this is wonderful! The benefits of physical activity and sports cannot be understated. This includes everything from promoting physical fitness, healthy behaviours, positive habits, social interaction, teamwork, and self-esteem. Your child or adolescent may be […]