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What’s that knee pain I get when I run?

 

It’s called Ilio-Tibial-Band Friction Syndrome (ITBFS) and it is quite common.

The knee is the most commonly injured body part in runners, making up 25% of all running injuries. That is quite a lot, considering around 50% of all runners can expect to sustain a running injury over a 12-month period.

Various structures around the knee can […]

By |November 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

7 Tips to stay injury free when running.

7 Tips to stay injury free when running.
Up to 79% of runners are sidelined each year due to injury.  Commonly most people will have multiple reoccurrences and some never run again.

Below are 7 of our tips that will help to prevent injury when running:  

Correct footwear

Correct footwear can reduce risk of injury while running. The […]

By |November 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Booooo! Halloween is coming

Stop carving pumpkins and start eating them

Pumpkins not only make great Halloween decorations, but also provide some great nutritional benefits. Continue reading to find out more

By |October 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

World Osteoporosis Day 20th October

We all know calcium is good for our bones, but what are some good sources. Click here to find out the best sources that aren’t dairy.

By |October 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The three things pregnant women dream of

The three things pregnant women dream most of during their first trimester are frogs, worms and potted plants. Pregnancy hormones can cause mood swings, cravings and many other unexpected changes. Oddly enough, hormones can often affect the types of dreams women have and their vividness. The most common are these three types, but many women […]

By |October 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

An apple a day keeps the doctor away?

You know the saying “an Apple a day keeps the doctor away” but is it true, continue reading

By |October 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A beer after the game, is it a good thing?

 

As a member of a local football club, having a beer after the game was more than social activity, it was an unwritten rule, but is it a good thing? Find out here

By |September 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mind over Muscle – you could probably lift a car

With footy finals just around the corner, it’s time for players to become heroes with mammoth performances when it really matters. But how does the body perform these great feats now and not all the time, is it a mental thing? Continue reading here

By |September 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why aren’t my glutes working?

The glutes (or butt muscles) are the strongest leg extensors in the body and if not functioning correctly will put extra load on other muscles within the body. A recent article has come out discussing what can cause this poor function of the glute muscles and provides some exercises to help improve their function. To […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Clinical Pilates, how is it going to help me?

At Premier Sports & Spinal Medicine we deliver around 100 Clinical Pilates classes per week in our 3 studios. We see many clients who are in the process of improving their health, flexibility and fitness. Many are pain free for the first time in a long time. So what is Pilates and where did it […]

By |September 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments