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25
May
Training When Injured
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan I am injured. What should I do? If you have or had an injury in the past, you may have been wondering how much training you should be doing without aggravating your injury.  The general rule of thumb I recomme...
18
May
Your Core and Its Benefits 
By Barangaroo Clinic
By Physiotherapist, Vanessa Boon Do More With a Strong Core Did you know that in most activities, your core muscles activate prior to movement? Also, a weak core is one of the main causes of lower back pain/injuries. Besides back issues, a ...
11
May
When Is Too Much? Subjective Pain Scale
By Barangaroo Clinic
By Physiotherapist, Paulina Backiel   When is too much? How much can my body handle? When you go to the physio, you might think, “why on earth are they asking me an endless amount of questions?” If only answering these ques...
01
May
Sports henias: What are they and how can you prevent them?
By Barangaroo Clinic
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan What is a sports hernia? A sports hernia is a weakening of the lower abdominals. Essentially, it is a strain or tear of any soft tissue (muscles, tendons, ligaments) in the lower abdominal or groin area due to ...
27
Apr
Work smarter not harder – the TOP 3 functional exercises
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan TOP 3 FUNCTIONAL EXERCISES    Functional exercises are designed to improve your mobility, stability, and agility to perform activities and tasks. There are many functional exercises out there. Now that you ar...
20
Apr
What is cupping?
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan Cupping is an alternative treatment primarily designed to decompress the soft tissue. Unlike many forms of manual therapy such as massage, (trigger point massage) where a compressive force is applied. Cupping d...
15
Apr
5 Benefits of a Total Body Workout
By gpaadmin
    By Physiotherapist, Vanessa Boon 5 benefits of a total body workout 1.Ideal for home workouts  Especially during this time, most of us will be doing our workouts from home. The good thing about that is that we do not need muc...
09
Apr
Can’t get to the gym? Get creative!
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Paulina Backiel DIY: At-home Gym Equipment Back when I was a full-time international postgraduate student, there was no way I was able to afford rent, transit, uni fees AND manage to pay for a gym membership. So, I got c...
01
Apr
SLAP tears – what are they and what can you do if you have one?
By Barangaroo Clinic
By Physiotherapist, Nate Chan A SLAP tear is an injury to the cartilage of the shoulder joint called the labrum.  The labrum is a ring of cartilage surrounding the socket of the shoulder joint. The humerus/arm bone forms the ball aspect of...
24
Mar
Working from home during COVID-19? We’ve got your back.
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Nathanael Chan Protect your posture with at-home ergonomics Working from home is the new normal due to global concerns over COVID-19 (CoronaVirus). How can you look after yourself during this time? Adjust your work ̵...