Dave spoke with Mark Scholes in Feb ’21. He is an APA titled Sports Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate researching hip and groin pain in kicking athletes. Click on the image below to see and hear the discussion.
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.
Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) accounts for 70% of all shoulder problems and is characterised by pain and weakness with shoulder movement, particularly lifting the arm over head or behind the back. The underlying tissue changes may involve the tendons (e.g. tears) or the bursa (e.g. thickening or fluid). Although there is no perfect […]
Sever’s disease is a common source of heel pain in growing children, adolescents, and teenagers. What is Sever’s? Sever’s is a condition (or, injury) that occurs where the Achilles tendon (end of the calf muscle) attaches to the back of the heel bone. In the growing body, the tendon starts to pull at the back […]
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 […]
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 […]
COVID-19 has created many challenges for us all. The need for us to all support social distancing has meant life has changed, and physiotherapy practice is no different. While we have stopped seeing patients at Complete Sports Care in the clinic, this is not all bad. We are continuing to offer a great Telehealth (e.g. […]
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 […]
We have offered telehealth (video and phone consultations) for a number of years now, and have been pushing for private health insurance to fund this service. Even as recently as mid-March, when I was pushing them on funding telehealth as part of their social responsibility, there was reluctance. But things have changed rapidly….. We are […]
** 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]