1. Start slow:– Always ease yourself into the season. Ensure you attend pre-season training, and slowly increase your load. 2. Warm up:– Try and complete a good warm and cool down. Especially as you are stillbuilding your skills back up to a performance level. It is an important part of injury prevention. 3. Cross-train:– Most […]
KIDS in SPORT
We’re fortunate to have so many sporting options in and around Murwillumbah! My kids are playing AFL and basketball, and my daughter also does dancing. We have a go at swimming when we’ve got a spare afternoon, and we’re riding bikes and walking around town. Ailsa is in the swim squad, joins in the triathlons […]
Coping with COVID
So, it’s finally here. If you haven’t had COVID, then you surely know someone who has. Or at least know someone who has had to isolate. It’s played havoc with us all this summer. We’re sending some tips for you to cope with isolating, being sick, and then recovering. If you’re just isolating:It’s not as […]
KIDS’ INJURIES: aren’t they just little adults?
No! Kids aren’t just little adults! And they have a whole different set of injuries that adults don’t get. A lot of injuries we see in the clinic are associated with kids that are growing. There is a whole set of conditions that involve the attachment of a muscle to a bone. Often, a bone […]
Physical Activity Guidelines
How much activity is the right amount of activity? A lot of people are starting the year with a plan to get more active. This is such a great idea, and we love supporting people to exercise more! We’ve discussed ways to stay on track with exercise in our blog previously. This time around, we’re […]
Return to Sport!!!
Every week there is news of another sporting code being allowed to return to the field. It’s such great news!! While it will be vastly different with lots of restrictions and changes, getting back playing sport is going to be the best thing for many people. Make your return your best effort: 1) be kind […]