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Top 3 Plantar Fasciitis Exercises

One of the most common conditions we get asked about at Sportreat is plantar fasciitis. Here are our top 3 favourite exdercises to help with pain and conditioning. Watch the video below for a  demonstration! 1. Self-massage Self-Massage on a trigger point ball. 30 seconds, 3 times a day. Start with toes relaxed then progress...

Let’s Talk Taping

Hi Everyone, A couple of common questions we get asked as Physio’s are about taping. What tape is good for what? how long should I leave the tape on? can I get it wet and how tight is too tight? In this blog, I will address all these questions and then we will embark on…

Exercise as Prehabilitation

EFFECTIVENESS OF PREHABILITATION ON POST-OPERATIVE FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMES Prehabilitation describes an intervention which aims to optimize physical functionality prior to surgery, enabling an individual to achieve a normal level of function quicker post operatively. The current evidence suggests structured progressive exercise, in combination with patient education will reduce pain and improve function pre and post-surgery.  …

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) describes pain or discomfort through the anterior knee, specifically around and under the knee cap. Pain can be attributed to factors including, degeneration of articular cartilage, poor muscular control and weakness, patella maltracking, muscular tightness and biomechanical changes of the lower body and torso. Correcting lower limb kinematics,...

Telehealth consultations available

For those who are unable to attend the clinic at this time or even for anyone who is concerned to attend our clinic, but still requires help with a problem… Sportreat are now happy to offer Telehealth/video consultations! Most of our providers will be able to assist you via video call to help diagnose, advise…

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update At Sportreat, we are committed to the health and safety of our patients. While these can be scary times, we are taking strict precautions to keep you and our team healthy and safe. At the recommendations from the Department of Health, we are asking: Anyone who has recently traveled overseas (regardless of country/ies…

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