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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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Peaks Challenge – Falls Creek

The mighty Andrew Kantor took to the mountains on March 8th 2015 with his team consisting of 3 other musketeers Andrew Compson, Shane Kent and Tim Shelley. The weather was better than ever, with fresh mountainous, cripsy cool air inhaled up by more than 1800 riders flying off the start line and finishing with a […]

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Foundation 49 – Mens Health Week

Its Mens Health Week! Our Director Andrew Kantor has been involved with Foundation 49 as part of a Mens Health Business Breakfast to raise awareness.  Jeff Kennett was one of the many speakers at the breakfast. 49% of the Australia population is male. Each hour in Australia, more than four men die from conditions that are potentially […]

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Fitness First Corporate Triathlon 2014

With over 5000 competitors, ideal conditions graced Elwood beach for the start of the corporate triathlon. Unfortunately last minute changes were required when James sprained his ankle during his indoor soccer grand final 2 days before. Thanks must go to Chris, one of SMPC’s very own patients for filling in last minute – clearly all the […]

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