Category Archives: Sports Injuries

At The Movement Centre our Randwick Podiatry and Randwick Physio team have vast experience in managing sports injuries. Being, wannabe athletes ourselves, we understand the frustration injuries present, regardless the code, or level of competition you are involved in. Sports injuries are not only painful but often carry a psychological impact, and our team appreciate that although the goal is to return to play as soon as possible, we will not compromise on the safety of any return to sport. As ultimately, there is no point returning to play quickly, only to end up re-injured the very next week.

Running Recovery Physio

Recovery Physio

How physio can help your running Running Sydney running season is upon us. We have just had the half-marathon in May, City2Surf is around the corner, and the Sydney Marathon is now just over 3 months away. With this in mind we thought we would touch on some of the evidence behind how physio can […]

Prehab Physio: Strength & Conditioning Training & Injury Prevention

Prehab Physio

Prehab – preseason preparation The use of strength training for improved athletic performance is not a new phenomena. However, the value of specific strength training for injury prevention is only now beginning to be understood and applied across all levels of sport. Thanks to this, physios are becoming much more proactive in utilising strength training […]

Physio Sports Taping For The Shoulder

Sports taping shoulder

Physio sports taping benefits In our previous blog we have discussed the theories behind the use for sports taping. The first blog focused on taping for ankle injuries. In this blog we will look at sports taping shoulder injuries. Particularly shoulder taping for rugby and other contact sports. Anatomy of the shoulder The shoulder joint […]

Sports Taping And Ankle Injury

Sports Taping And Ankle Injury

Physio sports taping at The Movement Centre Randwick Winter sports season is fast approaching. So, we thought we would address the fundamentals of strapping tape. Here we will take a look at the theory, benefits, limitations, evidence and some of the practical applications for physio sports taping. In this blog we will predominantly look at […]

Big Toe Pain

Big Toe Pain

What is Big Toe Pain? As a podiatrist, big toe pain is one of the more common conditions we’ll see in our clinic. The pain is often located at the first metatarsophalangeal joint (1st MTPJ), which is the joint where the big toe meets the foot. Often these symptoms can become debilitating and affect ones […]

Sports Massage – A Touchy Subject

Sports Massage - A Touchy Subject

Randwick Sports Massage We now offer sports massage in Randwick at our physio practice, Movement Centre. A quick search of the internet will turn up lots of information regarding massage. It is a hot topic of debate amongst physios. Traditionally massage has made up a huge amount of time and energy spent on the physio […]

Rotator Cuff Physio Rehabilitation

Rotator Cuff Physio Rehab for shoulder pain

The fundamentals of rotator cuff physio rehab In a previous blog post we have outlined the anatomy and mechanics of the rotator cuff. We also discussed the ways these muscles can be overloaded and injured. Forming a clear understanding of the muscles and tendons at play is important so we can adequately address the problem. […]

Physio Management For A Rotator Cuff Injury

Physio Management For A Rotator Cuff Injury

What is the rotator cuff? There is so much fear, noise, and misinformation about rotator cuffs. So we thought we’d give some background. Patients see us for shoulder physio terrified that they have torn their “cuff”. Or worried because they know someone who has a rotator cuff injury that didn’t heal. Let’s not even get […]

Foot Pain Dancing

Foot Pain Dancing

Returning to Dance after the summer break? With lots of dance schools heading into term 1 after a break over the holidays, now is a great time to be on the look out for signs of excessive fatigue, pain and changes in posture of the feet, ankles and lower legs. Classes like Jazz, Ballet, Tap, […]