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17

Jul

What Is Upper Crossed Syndrome?

Hunchback, high rounded shoulders, forward head posture – these are three of the key signs you might have a condition …

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20

Jun

The Most Common Skiing Injuries & How to Avoid Them

The slopes are open and ski season’s underway. Which, as physios, unfortunately means we’ll see an influx of patients hobbled …

6

Jun

6 Simple Ways to Stay Well This Winter

Now that winter has officially arrived, we’re well in the midst of cold and flu season. From coughing colleagues to …

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11

May

Zero to Hero – How to Prepare for the Melbourne Marathon in 5 Months

It’s just five months out from the Melbourne Marathon. This may seem daunting, but regardless of whether you’re a first …

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9

May

Never Played Tennis? You Could Still Have Tennis Elbow

If you think tennis elbow is just a sports injury, think again. Desk jockeys, chefs and painters are just as …

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26

Apr

How to Return to Training After an Injury

Whether you’re discovering exercise for the first time, a long-time weekend warrior, or a professional athlete, injuries are a pain, …

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4

Apr

9 Easy Ways to Sneak More Exercise Into Your Day

The benefits of exercise extend far beyond a slimmer waistline. Slotting regular exercise into your weekly routine results in more …

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26

Mar

8 Ways to Manage Headaches Without Painkillers

Headaches sure can be a pain in the neck. And, while there are numerous other causes, such as hormones, sinus, …

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13

Mar

5 Steps to Healthy, Happy Knees

Knee pain is a common complaint, but thankfully, it’s one that can largely be avoided. Taking these five simple steps …

27

Feb

How to Prevent Back Pain While You Sleep

Whether you’re a back, front or side sleeper, sleep with one pillow or two, there are a few easy steps …

man with shoulder pain

15

Feb

Could You Be At Risk of Frozen Shoulder?

If you suffer from shoulder pain, you’re not alone. Rotator cuff tears and tendonitis are common culprits, but there could …

19

Jan

Should you try Lymphatic Drainage Massage?

You’ve no doubt heard of remedial, sports and deep tissue massage. But there’s a lesser-known type of massage therapy that …

11

Jan

5 Things You Should Do Before Starting Your New Year Fitness Regime

New year, new you! It’s a common refrain come January 1, with many determined to turn over a new leaf …

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12

Dec

7 Health Resolutions to Make for 2018

Only managed to make it to the gym three times last year? No matter, 2018 has arrived, which means it’s …

28

Nov

Everything You Need to Know About Shin Splints

If there’s one complaint runners often share, it’s shin splints. Painful and inconvenient, this common condition can create a serious hurdle …

8

Nov

Why You Might Be Experiencing Jaw Pain

If you regularly suffer from facial pain, noisy clicking when yawning or eating, headaches, tinnitus or neck pain, you could …

24

Oct

Our Tips for Surviving the Spring Racing Carnival

It’s that time of year again, when we frock and suit up and head to the track to check out …

29

Sep

We Chat Foot Health with Anna from Bared Footwear

The feet are a commonly neglected area of the body, and as a result we see a wide range of …

26

Sep

6 Reasons You Should Try Strength Training

Not just about building bulk, strength training’s popularity is at an all-time high, for both sexes. Not convinced? We picked the …

13

Sep

How to Prevent Ankle & Foot Injuries with the Ankle Foot maXimizer (AFX)

Ankle injuries are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries and, without rehabilitation and treatment, have a very high recurrence …

29

Aug

8 Expert Tips for Women’s Health

From diet to hormones to mindfulness and fertility, we’ve rounded up 8 excellent women’s health tips from some of the …

28

Aug

Are You at Risk of RSI?

RSI is a common injury we see at Collins Place Physio, particularly among office workers. RSI often involves the thumb, …

21

Aug

2 Minutes with Sana Kurban

Collins Place Physio’s Clinical Remedial Massage Therapist, Sana Kurban, has been an integral part of the team for almost 13 …

17

Aug

Can Remedial Massage Make Up for Our Sedentary Ways?

As a remedial massage therapist, I am a firm believer in the importance of regular massage to counterbalance today’s increasingly …

7

Aug

8 Ways to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Whether you’re desk bound or a manual worker, lower back pain is a serious hassle. It’s an extremely common complaint …

6

Jul

8 Ways to Prevent Neck Pain

With many of our clients CBD-based office workers, we see and treat A LOT of neck pain and headaches at …

5

Jul

2 Minutes With Jane Lau

University of Melbourne grad, Jane Lau is Collins Place Physio’s tri-lingual ergonomics enthusiast. A member of the team since 2013, …

9

Jun

Which Mouse Should You Use?

Here at Collins Place Physio, we see a lot of office workers unnecessarily suffering from hand, wrist or shoulder pain. …

27

Apr

2 Minutes with Our Director, Pete Hunt

Collins Place Physio Director Pete Hunt travelled the world as a sports physiotherapist before settling down in our Melbourne CBD …

19

Apr

7 Everyday Items That Can Cause You Pain

Suffer from a crook neck, headaches or a bad back? The trigger could be lurking in your home! These seven everyday …

6

Apr

2 Minutes with Conor Brennan

To help you get to know us, we’re turning the spotlight on the Collins Place Physio team. First up, Irishman …

20

Mar

How the FMS Can Prevent Your Next Injury

Whether you’re an elite athlete or a desk jockey, the Functional Movement Screen at our Melbourne CBD physio clinic can help prevent …

8

Feb

7 Benefits Of Massage You Might Not Expect

Regular massage might seem like a luxury, but here at Collins Place Physio, we believe it’s an important tool for …

16

Jan

5 Healthy Desk Habits To Embrace This New Year

The new year is the perfect time to ditch bad habits and start afresh. And that includes in the workplace. …

13

Dec

Found: Thongs That Love Your Feet!

Thongs are an Aussie staple; the perfect breezy footwear to take us from beach to BBQ. But ask any physio …

8

Nov

5 Ways To Reduce Foot Pain From High Heels

With Spring Racing just gone and Christmas approaching, high heel season is in full swing in Melbourne. Which unfortunately means …

7

Jul

Improve Your Posture With Postural Analysis

You know what they say….Mums are always right! Remember all those times as a kid when Mum would yell at …

17

May

What’s Dry Needling All About?

Dry needling is a skilled treatment technique that uses a thin filiform needle to stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, …

29

Apr

TMJ Jaw Pain

Peter Bond, Collins Place Physio’s resident jaw guru, has been treating patients with TMJ/Jaw pain and dysfunction for over 25 …

6

Jan

Functional Movement Screen & Y Balance Tests

For our recent Master Class in Physiotherapy and Orthopaedics, Collins Place Physio’s resident authority in all things rehabilitation Conor Brennan …

6

Jan

Lymphatic Drainage Massage (MLD)

Our Remedial Massage Therapist Sana Kurban was fortunate enough recently to be invited to attend an advanced course to upgrade …