Warm up and cool down – Every time

Injuries happen Unfortunately due to the unpredictability of sports, injuries happen, but there are steps we can all take to reduce the risks. Our experienced physiotherapists in Hoppers Crossing see patients with sporting related injuries on a daily basis and devise personalised treatment and management plans to have them back doing what they love as soon as possible. Benefits of warming up and cooling down Warming up prior to exercising or playing sports is essential. A warm-up is designed to...

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Tendon Injury

Since practicing self-isolation measures during the COVID-19 precautions, have you suddenly increased the amount of daily exercise you’re doing? Has it caused an increase in pain in your body that wasn’t previously there? There’s a possibility you may have injured or irritated a tendon. A tendon is a form of connective tissue that joins a muscle to a bone. Some of the major tendons you may be familiar with are the Achilles tendon (below your calf) or patellar tendon (below your kneecap). Pain in these areas can often be...

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