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Strength Training: A Useful Modality Against Sarcopenia

- Physiotherapy

Sarcopenia, the age-related decline in muscle mass and strength, is associated with a reduction in muscle function, physical performance, and quality of life. The term is derived from the Greek phrase “poverty (penia) of flesh (sarco)” and is identified as a common disease in older adults. Strength training is the recommended first-line treatment for countering the deleterious consequences of sarcopenia in older adults.

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Stretching benefits

- Fitness

Frank Care answers your question - “I have been told that you should stretch before exercising. How important is stretching and what are the benefits?”

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Ankle Sprains

- Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapy team is anticipating numerous ankle sprain injuries presenting to the studio in the winter months during winter sports. Some ankle sprains are quite simple and easy to manage, while others can be quite complex injuries that require careful intervention. What can do wrong & what can we do about it? Read on to find out.

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Free 2-week Fitness Intro Offer!

- General, Fitness

Unlimited access to fitness classes including Fitness Pilates (reformer), Strength, Conditioning & more. Worth $120 - this is not to be missed!

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Protecting Young Athletes: Early Detection & Treatment of ‘Growing Pains’

- Physiotherapy

Growing pains encompass a range of injuries that occur in the bones, tendons, and muscles of young athletes during periods of rapid growth. These conditions often involve the interaction between the growing bone and the surrounding soft tissues. When young athletes engage in activities such as running, jumping, or kicking, the repetitive movements cause the tendons to exert a pulling force on the growth plate. This constant strain can exceed the capacity of the growing bone and cause micro-injuries to the growth plate. Over time, these micro-injuries can lead to inflammation, resulting in pain and discomfort.

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