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Working from Home

Working from home can be helpful if you have an appointment to get to, or perhaps a delivery you need to receive, but it can often be the reason for aches and pains in the neck and lower back if your desk set-up isn’t ideal. Below are some helpful tips to ensure working from home […]

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THE UPS AND DOWNS OF YOUR PELVIC FLOOR

THE UPS AND DOWNS OF YOUR PELVIC FLOOR What is my pelvic floor? The pelvic floor is a group of ‘U’ shaped muscles forming a sling in the base of the pelvis. They attach from the tailbone to the pubic bone, and between the sit bones.  This sling of muscles supports the pelvis, the pelvic […]

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5 Running Tips To Prevent Injury And Improve Performance

As marathon and fun run season approaches, so does the likelihood of sustaining a running-related injury. So why run? Why run if its going to leave you hot, sweaty and possibly injured?! The health benefits of running have been well documented for decades. Recreational running has been shown to increase life expectancy and reduce the […]

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YOU CAN STILL CLAIM YOUR “PILATES” CLASS SESSION AT SMPC

You can still claim your “Pilates” class session at SMPC My Private Health Insurer (PHI) has sent me a letter explaining changes to my cover for Pilates….. Can I still claim for my Pilates classes ? YES – classes will now be called Exercise Rehab class but you can still claim for these Physio run Exercise […]

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5 ways to transcend chronic pain

Pain can be categorised in many different ways but two main categories are acute pain (heals within expectations of tissue healing) and chronic pain (pain persisting beyond expected tissue healing time frames). Chronic pain can be a little more complex to treat and frustrating for the person experiencing it. These following tips may help on […]

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The Year Ahead

The festive season has seen a busy time and a lot of change at South Melbourne Physio Clinic! A little update on our team at SMP: Welcome Joh, our new senior physio with extensive clinical Pilates experience We would also like to welcome Emma, our associate who has joined us after recently returning from living […]

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MCC Men’s Hockey Pre-Season Training Camp 2016

Last weekend saw one of our resident physio’s, Rakesh Parsotam, deliver and endure a pre-season hockey camp for the MCC Men’s hockey group. (Group for 2016) The annual event is held up on Mt Buller and involves a challenging yet fun set of training drills ranging from general strength exercises, hill climbs, circuit relays, a […]

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Time to Get Riding!

Finally, warm sunny weather has hit Victoria and there’s no better way to enjoy it than on your bike! Whether it’s a casual peddle along Beach Road, commuting to work, jumping in with a ‘Frankston express’ bunch of enjoying one of Victoria’s scenic mountains, you need to make sure your bike is set up for […]

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#KEEPMOVING SMPC Cycling Team

 Jeremy Dyson One of the members from the #keepmoving SMPC cycling team stepped out of his comfort zone and off his saddle in a mountain bike race along with riders from Castlemain, Geelong, Ballarat, and Bendigo MTB clubs. The riders braved a brisk 7 degree blizzard at the You Yangs to compete in round 3 […]

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AustralianSuper Corporate Triathlon 2015

On a chilly morning on the 1st of March 2015 – 3 warriors from the staff of SMPC stepped out onto Elwood beach to take on the annual corporate triathlon (with minimal training). The course involved: Swim 400m: Staggered wave starts in an open rectangular course in front of the Elwood Life Saving Club at […]

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