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Patients with knee OA showed improved pain and function scores after PRP treatment

Researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery found improved pain and function scores for patients with knee osteoarthritis at 1-year follow-up when treated with platelet-rich plasma. In the study, 22 patients received a 6-mL injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) for early knee osteoarthritis (OA). Fifteen patients were clinically assessed at baseline, 1 month, 2 months, 3…

Recipe No. 2 – Tandoori Chicken

Check out another delicious recipe from Sportreat’s Dietitian, Terreen Stenvers. Tandoori Chicken Serves 4. Ingredients 600 g skinless chicken breast (enough for a dinner + a lunch serve) Tandoori marinade; 3 tablespoons of Tandoori paste 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 200g low-fat natural yoghurt 1 tsp minced garlic Method Combine marinade ingredients…

Recipe No. 1 – Thai Beef Salad

Delicious suggestion for a healthy meal option from our Dietitian, Terreen Stenvers. Thai Beef Salad Serves 4 From the CSIRO total wellbeing diet. Ingredients 800g rump steak (raw wt) 1 tablespoon olive oil 100g baby spinach leaves 1 red capsicum, seeded and finely sliced 1 ½ cups beansprouts 4 spring onions , finely chopped ½…

Workplace Ergonomics

Do you spend all day sitting in front of a desk? End up arriving home with that chronic back or neck pain day in day out? Below are some handy tips from Sportreat Physiotherapist Holly Thillainath on how to set up your work environment along with some guidelines that you can follow: Spinal pain or…

Common Netball Injuries

With the AFL season already off to a roaring start, this time of year also translates to the start of the Netball season! Fremantle Netball Association and several other centres across Perth, WA and Australia will soon be swarming with activity every Saturday over the coming months. Listed below are some of the common injuries…

Preparation is the Key

This week we hear from our Sports Medicine Doctor Peter Nathan. Dr Peter Nathan is Sportreat’s resident Sports Medicine Doctor. He has been working at Sportreat since it opened in August 2008. Peter graduated from the University of Auckland and since then has had further experience working in the UK and USA. He initially came to WA…

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