Physioworks Health Group – Post Exercise Recovery Strategies review

  by Andrew Dalwood, Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist (FACP)* January 2018 Common after sporting activity of high level intensity, or after a change in activity type, your muscles the following day (and for up to two days) can be sore and you feel minor discomfort. It has been shown that this is a combination of build-up […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Christmas stocking filler ideas for your athlete

  by Jordan Rutherford, WPPC Physiotherapist – December 2017. Need some Christmas stocking fillers for your athletic friend, sibling and/or love one? With Christmas only a few short weeks away, Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre offers a wide range of physiotherapy products which can assist with injury prevention and self-injury management. So here are some WPPC’s […]

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Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd supports the Australian Wheelchair Tennis Championships

  Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd from Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre was the tournament physio for the 2017 Australian National Wheelchair Championships held at Melbourne Park in November. Amy provided a range of on and off court treatments for the male and female athletes, assessing and diagnosing new injuries, as well as managing pre-existing strains and niggles. […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy: Strength Training is Important in the “off-season”

At Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre we believe that strength training plays a crucial role in an athlete development and achieving optimum performance. In terms of boosting sports specific performance and reducing injury risk, research shows that strength and conditioning training plays a vital and integral role. When administered appropriately, it is what provides an athlete […]

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Issues in Occupational Injury Management: To Stand or To Sit?

  Physioworks Health Group has been a part of the TAC Worksafe Occupational Physiotherapy initiative since it commenced in Victoria in 2007. Across our five clinics, 17 members of our physiotherapy team are now recognised as TAC/WorkSafe Occupational Physiotherapists. When injuries do occur our team have a proven track record in rehabilitation management – assisting […]

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Winter Sports: A busy time for the Physioworks Health Group

The start of the winter sporting period is always a busy time for allied health care professionals, and for the team at Physioworks Health Group the last eight weeks has been no exception. In 2017, the Physioworks Health Group team are providing sports physiotherapy and allied health care, including training/match day support and ongoing injury […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Educating Junior Footy Trainers

By Jordan Rutherford, Sports Physiotherapist, Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) has a long and proud partnership history with the Waverley Park Hawks Junior Football Club. As a part of our ongoing support for the club, WPPC hold an annual Injury Management and Training Education evening for the trainers, coaches and parents […]

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Physioworks Andrew Dalwood Co-Authors Published Knee Pain Research

Physioworks Health Group Director and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Andrew Dalwood has co-authored a recently published research study on Knee Pain. The results of the research study, “Internet-Delivered Exercise and Pain-Coping Skills Training for Knee Pain”, have been published in Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians. The objective of the study, headed by the […]

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Physiotherapist Jordan Rutherford says Prevention is the Key to Golfer’s Back & Shoulder Pain

Regular exercise and physical activity is an important part of general health maintenance and management of common health conditions such as osteoarthritis, diabetes and cardiac disease. The National Physical Activity Guidelines (NPAGs) recommend that adults participate in 150-300 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity every week for health maintenance, but of course doing more exercise […]

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Physiotherapist Jordan Rutherford joins Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre

We welcome the New Year with a new physiotherapy team member at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre – Jordan Rutherford. Jordan Rutherford recently graduated from Monash University completing a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) Jordan has a keen interest in sports physiotherapy, including injury prevention and injury management in basketball, football and golf, developed through his work […]

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