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Injuries

The Pillars of Health By Move for Better Health

At Move for Better Health, we understand that optimising your health over the life span can be a complex journey.  To cut through the complexity, we simplify things to focus on four key areas that form the pillars of health: movement, mental health, nutrition, and sleep. Each pillar plays a crucial role in maintaining overall […] Read More

Our Tips for Staying Active this Holiday Season By Move for Better Health

As the holiday season approaches, many of us find ourselves caught in the whirlwind of festive preparations, family gatherings, and delicious indulgences. While it’s a time to celebrate and unwind, it’s crucial not to disregard our physical well-being and staying active. This time of year, we often encounter clients who are eager to improve their […] Read More

Why Have a Bike Fit? By Russell Turbill

After a really long cold wet and windy winter here in Adelaide, the arrival of spring has made us all very keen to get outside more. For lots of people this will mean dusting off the bike and putting in some serious kilometres.  Whether you are an experienced cyclist or a beginner, this can be […] Read More

4 Common Problems with Workstation Set Ups By Russell Turbill

The layout and configuration of your office workstation can go a long way towards facilitating productive work and encouraging optimal posture. Conversely a poor set-up can make adopting and maintaining positive posture difficult, as well as lead to aches, pains and discomfort.  This blog looks at 4 common problems relating to office ergonomics. 1. Chair […] Read More

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome By Emil Tow

People presenting with Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) most commonly experience vague pain around the patella (kneecap) especially during knee flexion (bending) activities. These may include sitting for a long period of time, kneeling, squatting, walking up/down steps and running.  It is most commonly reported in people aged 12-17 years however it can occur in other […] Read More

What Are Bone Stress Injuries & How Do They Affect Runners? By Emil Tow

Bone stress injuries are commonly related to overuse among runners and up to two thirds of long distance and competitive cross-country runners will experience this problem. The most common areas affected are the shin, lower leg, heel and foot bones. How do bone stress injuries develop? In a normal situation, the bone responds to the […] Read More

Paying Attention to Niggles By Emil Tow

‘It’s just a niggle’. ’I’ll be alright, it’s nothing major’.  I was able to keep playing, I’ll be good for next week’… Does this sound familiar?  Have you ever heard the phrase, ‘listen to your body’? Well, here is some research to support that players, coaches, parents and health professionals should start paying more attention […] Read More

I have a Frozen Shoulder, What Now? By Move for Better Health

Have you been struggling to lift your arm for an extended period of time? Do you feel like your shoulder is ‘frozen’? You might be experiencing ‘Frozen Shoulder’ or ‘Adhesive Capsulitis’, a common and complex problem that affects many individuals. What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen Shoulder (FS) is a condition where your shoulder gradually becomes […] Read More

Understanding Lumbar Radiculopathy By Move for Better Health

Low back pain is a common issue that affects up to 85% of people at some points in their lives. It is so prevalent, in fact, that it is the leading cause of disability in the world, affecting both the general and athletic population. If you have experienced low back pain before, you may have […] Read More

Most Common Cricket Injuries By Emil Tow

The summer of cricket has been an exciting one, and if you’re involved in the game you’ve probably seen and played lots of cricket by now! Cricket is played globally and is the second-most popular spectated sport behind football (also known as soccer in Australia – sorry AFL and rugby fans!). Cricket is quite a […] Read More

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