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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 injured […]

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Group Exercise Always an Event at Physioworks Health Group

Stadium STOMP 2017 After initially participating in 2016, a larger team from the Physioworks Health Group, consisting of Physioworks staff and clients, are again taking to the stairs to be part of Stadium STOMP 2017 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Stadium STOMP is Australia’s largest consecutive stair climbing challenge. Major stadiums around Australia including […]

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Exercise Right with Exercise Physiologists at Waverley Park Physiotherapy

By Brooke DeHey, Exercise Physiologist, Physioworks Health Group An important message of Exercise Right Week is to raise awareness of Exercise Physiology (EP) and the expertise that Exercise Physiologists can provide to ensure that when you do exercise that you “Exercise Right”. At Physioworks Health Group our team of four highly experienced, accredited Exercise Physiologists; […]

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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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Physioworks Partner with West Gippsland Football Netball Competition

Physioworks Health Group will be the exclusive Sports Medicine and Allied Health Care partner of the West Gippsland Football Netball Competition (WGFNC) for the 2017 season, and beyond. Jason Membrey, Senior League Operations Co-ordinator, AFL Gippsland, recently announced the three (3) year agreement with the Physioworks Health Group, which includes Physioworks providing health support services […]

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Can the Physioworks Female Physiotherapy & Health Care Professionals Assist You?

Physioworks Health Group understands that not all patients are gender neutral with respect to their health care providers, for personal reasons, religious beliefs and/or cultural processes. To support the delivery of service excellence across our communities, Physioworks Health Group has a number of highly-experienced female physiotherapy and allied health professionals available for consultation across our […]

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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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Christmas Season Opening Hours

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy & the Brandon Heights Bandits – A Winning Combination!

With our 2016/17 season sponsorship now in place, Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) Director Andrew Dalwood and his family were recently hosted by the Brandon Heights Bandits at the Melbourne Ball Park. The Bandits played against the Northwood Falcons as an exciting curtain raiser to the Melbourne Aces ABL match, in the first softball game […]

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Physioworks Health Group Part of New Women’s Health Bra Study Research Project

The health care team at Physioworks Health Group are consistently researching and evaluating specific areas of pain to ensure best understanding and treatment outcomes. Physioworks Exercise Physiologist Megan Jepson is currently involved in a focussed Women’s Health research project with Monash University. The Bra Study research project is looking at the effects of breast size on shoulder, […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Supporting Community Softball

Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC)  are the new team uniform sponsor and allied health care partner of the Brandon Heights Bandits Softball Club in the Waverley Softball Association. The Brandon Heights Bandits, with over 120 squad players, field 11 softball teams, from Under 11 to Open Age for both Women & Men. The 2016/17 season […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 15 [PDF]

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Physioworks Health Group New Knee and Hip Research Projects

Members of the Physioworks Health Group physiotherapy team are currently assisting the University of Melbourne in a new research project into Knee Osteoarthritis (OA), and also continuing research into Hip Impairment Management. Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis targets high risk physical characteristics. The project, TARGET, is being funded by the Melbourne School of Health Sciences. Physiotherapists […]

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Treatment Discounts for Melbourne Marathoners at Physioworks Health Group

Spring rains are bringing the end to the football and netball seasons and many are now turning their participation to the numerous upcoming fun run events in and around Melbourne. The first of seasons major runs is the Melbourne Marathon carnival on Sunday October 17th Physioworks Health Group are offering discounted consultations for Physiotherapy, Massage […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting Junior Football Premiership Success

Physioworks Health Group provides physiotherapy and allied health care support to community junior football and netball clubs in and around communities close to our clinics. After another fun season of enjoyment and participation some of the teams that we support experienced the opportunity to play finals and achieve premiership success in 2016. Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre congratulate […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Introduces Exercise Physiology Services

For over 25 years Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) has extended its physiotherapy, sports physiotherapy and health care services across our local communities of Mulgrave, Wheelers Hill, Waverley Park, Clayton, Rowville, Dandenong and Dandenong North. Part of our commitment is continuing to address the dynamic health-care requirements of these communities, with the introduction of new […]

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Player Welfare a Key Educational Focus for Physioworks Health Group

  Education in Injury Prevention and Management of parents, trainers and coaches is pivotal to our support of local community football/netball leagues and clubs to ensure the welfare of all players during the winter sports season. Across all our clinics, Physioworks Health Group have delivered a series of educational nights to ensure best training and […]

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Physioworks Health Group Team “Stomping” for Charity

At Physioworks Health Group our team practice what we preach when it comes to “get up, be active and move” A team, so far made up of 10 members including Physioworks staff and clients, will be participating in Stadium Stomp 2016 on June 26th and will be climbing thousands of stairs at the MCG for our chosen […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd Working in Junior Tennis

Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd provided her expertise as the on-site physiotherapist for the Gallipoli Youth Cup, (www.gallipoliyouthcup.com); an international junior tennis tournament played at Melbourne Park held in the week leading up to ANZAC Day. Amy spent the week-long event treating players before and after their matches to help manage existing injuries […]

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Winter Sport in full swing at Physioworks Health Group

Winter sports are back…the footy and netball season’s are now in full swing. Across April all of our clinics and many of our health care team are involved in supporting numerous early season activities…. at both the elite and the local community level. Physiotherapists David Francis, Ben Shipperd (AFL) and Sam Mayes (VFL), along with […]

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Physioworks Health Group Health Check Edition 13 [PDF]

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Tennis related hip injuries: Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd Shares Her Expertise

If you are a regular tennis player, with ongoing pain in your hip during or post-match, you maybe in very elite company. Apart from being extremely talented Australian tennis players, both Lleyton Hewitt and Bernard Tomic have suffered the same hip issue – Femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI). What is FAI? FAI is when a small bump […]

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Physioworks Health Group Christmas Gift Vouchers

Give a gift of Health, Fitness & Well-Being this Christmas with a Physioworks Gift Certificate. BONUS: Get a FREE SPIKEY Massage Ball (valued at $15) when you spend $100 or more* Keep your friends & loved ones fit and healthy for 2016. Our Gift Certificates can be used across all our services including Physio treatments, […]

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Physioworks Health Group MOving for Men’s Health this MOVEmber!

MOVEmber is challenging people to make a move every day in November for men’s health. The team at Physioworks Health Group is supporting the Movember challenge of 30 moves in 30 days, encouraging our patients to take up the challenge to help improve their health and general wellbeing. Physioworks Health Group Director Andrew Dalwood (<= click […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 11 [PDF]

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Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd Shares her Expertise on Tennis Injuries

With over 18  years’ experience as a player and coach, including two years competing in the US College Tennis circuit, WPPC Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd combines her understanding of tennis with her professional clinical expertise in her treatment of tennis and other acute sports injuries. In this article, Amy comments on tennis injuries and prevention: Tennis […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Spring into Fun Run Season

Many Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre clients (and some of our staff) are excitedly heading into the spring Fun Run season. Across Melbourne and Victoria a vast array of events covering different distances, terrains and even obstacles are being held from mid-September until the end of summer. Whether you’re a veteran or a first-time competitor, a […]

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Physioworks Health Group Assisting in the Drive Toward 2015 Premiership Success

Physioworks Health Group assisting in the drive toward for 2015 Premiership success Spring has sprung and finals fever is the air. Physioworks Health Group is supporting the final campaigns of local community football and netball leagues, and numerous local teams as they strive to complete their seasons in premiership glory. As the exclusive Sports Medicine […]

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Physioworks Health Group Active in New Hip Research

Full Randomised Controlled Trial of Arthroscopic Surgery for Hip Impingement versus best CoNventional care: the FASHIoN study. Physioworks Health Group Camberwell, led by Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Andrew Dalwood, is actively involved in this exciting research being carried out by investigators at the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney. The FASHIoN study is an […]

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National Tradies Health Month supported by Physioworks Health Group

Nearly one in every five serious workplace-related injuries (20.6%) involves a tradie, ranking them the third most injured profession, behind labourers (30.4%) and transport workers (25.9%), according to Safe Work Australia’s Key Work Health & Safety Report 2014. Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and regularly ignore aches, pains and body […]

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Physiotherapist James Serong joins Waverley Park Physio Centre

Box Hill Hawks VFL Physiotherapist James Serong has joined Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre. With extensive experience in private clinical practice, James is currently in his third season as physiotherapist at the Box Hill Hawks. James Serong’s main areas of clinical interest include: Sports injuries, especially relating to AFL football. Lower limb and post-op rehabilitation Back […]

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Physioworks Health Check June 2015 [PDF]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre discuss Growing Pains and Injuries in Children’s Sport

Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC), together with Nutrition for Life, presented at the Waverley Park Hawks Active Kids Health Seminar to over 25 local families – parents and children. Andrew Dalwood, WPPC Director and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, with over 25 years of health care experience, presented an interactive session on Growing Pains and Injuries in […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre presenting at the Waverley Park Hawks Active Kids Health Seminar

Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC), together with Nutrition for Life, are presenting at the Waverley Park Hawks Active Kids Health Seminar. Andrew Dalwood, WPPC Director and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, with over 25 years of health care experience, as father of three sporty kids and as a keen follower of children’s sport, will present Growing Pains […]

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Physioworks Health Group committed to local community health care education

As part of our support for local community sporting leagues and clubs the team at Physioworks Health Group has been holding numerous education sessions to ensure all clubs are well prepared to manage player injuries during the winter sport season. The education sessions, which crossed a range of club administrators and supporters including coaches, trainers […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 10 [PDF]

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Physiotherapist Vaidas Stalioraitis now consulting at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre

Highly experienced physiotherapist Vaidas Stalioraitis has joined the team at WPPC. Vaidas is a highly qualified musculoskeletal clinician and he has an extensive experience working in private clinical practice. His particular clinical interests include: the management of back and neck pain including headaches, upper and lower limb injuries; any problem that has been proven persistent. […]

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Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd joins Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre

Physiotherapist Amy Shipperd has joined the health care team at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) in January 2015. Amy has completed a Bachelor of Health Science (Physiotherapy) graduating from La Trobe University. Her clinical interests include acute sports injuries, Clinical Pilates, Women’s Health. Amy has a keen interest in sports physiotherapy developed from her long […]

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Physioworks Health Check Summer Edition [PDF]

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Physioworks Health Group: Running and Knee Osteoarthritis

Over recent years, the University of Melbourne have conducted Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee OA) research investigating ways to increase adherence to exercise programs to improve long term effectiveness. Physioworks Camberwell and Physioworks Mulgrave (Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre) were selected to be involved in these clinical research studies looking at new program approaches to knee arthritis management. […]

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Physioworks Health Group a hit with Seniors Over 60’s Cricket

Physioworks Health Group provided allied health care support to the Australian Over 60’s National Cricket Championships held last week in Melbourne Over 330 senior cricketers donned the whites in playing games in and around Dandenong during the week. The championships attracted 30 teams from around Australia, playing in four divisions, with each team playing three […]

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Physioworks Health Group providing health care support at the Australian Over 60’s National Cricket Championships

Over 330 senior cricketers will be donning the whites in the Australian Over 60’s National Cricket Championships starting this weekend Physioworks Health Group will be providing allied health care support to the event to be held at cricket grounds around the Dandenong region from November 8-13. The event attracts 30 teams from around Australia, playing […]

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Spring into Pilates at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre

Spring is the ideal time to get active, improve your health, fitness and general wellbeing. Clinical Pilates focuses on improving core stability, posture, balance, control, strength, and flexibility through low-impact equipment and floor based exercises. It is most effective for management of problems such as tendonitis, muscle strains and back pain. Our treatment approach is […]

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Physioworks Newsletter Health Edition 8 [PDF]

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Physioworks Health Group supporting the quest for 2014 Premiership success

Physioworks Health Group is supporting the final campaigns of community football and netball leagues, and numerous local teams as they strive to achieve the ultimate success this September. After a long season, nagging injuries are common place, so the Physioworks team play a critical role in assisting with player treatment and management to ensure player […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre: Father’s Day – How Fit is your Dad?

So what present have you got planned for your Dad this Father’s Day? After Shave? Soap on a Rope? Bottle of Red? Pair of Sox? A Super Dad T-shirt? Again! Been there, done that? What about asking this question for Father’s Day: How Fit is your Dad? As your Dad gets older he falls into […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre supporting the South Metro Junior Football League Finals.

Waverley Park Physiotherapist Jordan Coleman spent last weekend as the attending match day physio/trainer assisting the Waverley Park Hawks host the South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) Under 12 football finals at Columbia Reserve. Covering 5 games, Jordan reported it was an exciting day of local community junior footy, fortunately with very few injuries. Jordan’s […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting Tradies and National Tradies Month

To coincide with Tradies National Health Month, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) released a special report in early August “Stop Trading your Health Away” to educate and engage tradespeople on the importance of full body health and safety. Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and regularly ignore aches, pains and body […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre: Assisting you to perform at the end of a long season

  It’s been a long season and it’s coming up to that time. End of season. Finals. This is what you and your team have been working towards for all year. But can you still perform at your best You’re sore. After every game you’re sore for longer. Those little niggles and injuries you’ve had, […]

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Health Check Newsletter June 2014 Edition [PDF]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre supporting local sports clubs in 2014

In season 2014 Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) continues to support and sponsor local community sporting clubs, including providing health care service support, education and assistance. WPPC has many long standing relationships with local sporting clubs who are located nearby to the WPPC clinic in Mulgrave. In 2014 WPPC are sponsoring the Northvale Netball Club,Knox […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy and SNAP Fitness: A Winning Health and Fitness Combination

Waverley Park Physiotherapy and SNAP Fitness: A winning health and fitness combination by Physioworks April 2014 The team at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) recently joined in the first birthday celebration at SNAP Fitness Waverley Gardens. WPPC Director Andrew Dalwood was on hand providing free physio advice to existing members and to the numerous new […]

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Health Check Newsletter March 2014 Edition [PDF]

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Physioworks Health Group involved in new research studies in 2014

A core philosophy of the Physioworks Health Group is our ongoing commitment to health care research education. Physioworks Director and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Andrew Dalwood and WPPC Physiotherapist Chris Snell are involved in two new research studies with the University of Melbourne. The research will be conducted on selected patients at Physioworks Camberwell and Waverley […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Common Injury Series Rotator Cuff

Article 4: Shoulder Injuries in Sport – Rotator Cuff Injuries The shoulder is one of the most mobile joint in the human body.  It’s ball and socket formation with shallow socket provides almost a complete half spherical range of motion or more. However with mobility and freedom comes weakness and vulnerability. The shoulder is held […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Common Injury Series AC Joint

Article 3: Shoulder Injuries in Sport – AC Joint Injuries The shoulder is one of the most mobile joint in the human body.  It’s ball and socket formation with shallow socket provides almost a complete half spherical range of motion or more. However with mobility and freedom comes weakness and vulnerability. The shoulder is held […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Common Injury Series

Article 2: Shoulder Injuries in Sport – Dislocations The shoulder is one of the most mobile joint in the human body.  It’s ball and socket formation with shallow socket provides almost a complete half spherical range of motion or more. However with mobility and freedom comes weakness and vulnerability. The shoulder is held in place […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre Common Injury Series

  Article 1: Ankle Sprains: Ensure correct rehabilitation Sprained/Twisted ankles are one of the most common sporting injuries, from weekend warriors to casual sporting people to elite athletes such NBA players. And while it can initially be terribly painful and debilitating, to the point it is often confused with an ankle fracture, it is also […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 5 [PDF]

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Physiotherapist Jordan Coleman joins Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre

Jordan Coleman has recently joined the team at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre In announcing his appointment Waverley Park Physiotherapy Director, Andrew Dalwood said “Jordan has extensive clinical based treatment expertise, particularly in sports and spinal physiotherapy which will further add to and compliment the skill set of our physiotherapy team at Waverley Park Physiotherapy” Jordan […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 4

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Physioworks Health Group a key player in the quest for 2013 Grand Final success – updated

As the footy season reaches its climax the Physioworks Health Group is supporting professional and community football teams striving to achieve Grand Final glory this weekend. Niggling injuries are common place after a long season, so the Physioworks team play a critical role in assisting with player management and support in the preparation of players […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Flying with the Hawks to Premiership Glory

Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) is supporting professional and community football teams striving to achieve the ultimate success. Niggling injuries are common place after a long season, so the WPPC team play a critical role in assisting with player management and support in the preparation of players. This season WPPC are “flying with the Hawks” […]

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Physioworks Health Group Sports Injury Management Educational in the UK

Physioworks Director Andrew Dalwood recently undertook sports injury management educational research sessions at leading UK sports facilities. Andrew visited the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton in South West London and Lords Cricket Ground in London for a tour of the sports medicine facilities. The UK National Tennis Centre is the equivalent of the Australian Institute […]

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Tradies National Health Month

Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and ignoring aches, pains and body stress could result in disability and debilitation in the future. The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Steel Blue have created Tradies National Health Month in August to educate and engage tradespeople on the importance of full body health and […]

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Prepare for the Melbourne Marathon with the support of Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre

As part of Physioworks Health Group, Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre is pleased to offer all athletes preparing for the Melbourne Marathon 10% of all treatments in the lead up to the event. Our mantra is that “Everyone is an athlete…we just have different events” and the Melbourne Marathon Festival presents a range of events and […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre sponsoring Local Community Sports Clubs in 2013

Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPPC) continues its ongoing sponsorship of local community sporting clubs in season 2013; including providing health care service support, education and assistance. WPCC provides excellence in General, Sports and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and has a specific aim to assist the playing squad of each club – and their wider community such […]

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Hip Pain Research Study at Physioworks Health Group

Assisting Melbourne Uni in New Research Project Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Andrew Dalwood will be involved in a Melbourne University research study into lateral hip pain. Andrew will conduct research on volunteer patients at Physioworks Health Group Camberwell and Mulgrave clinics (Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre). The research is a randomised controlled trial, testing outcomes from Physiotherapy […]

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WPPC Physio 4 You – Shoulder Disorders

This Physio 4 offers some insight to how physiotherapists can help work with and assist with shoulder disorders. Shoulder disorders are common and can often be complex. If are experiencing an issue with your shoulder, be it pain or limited movement, a physiotherapist will be able to assist you. Read the linked PDF to learn […]

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Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre – 25 Years Servicing the Community

2013 marks a significant business milestone for Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre (WPCC) Since 1988, WPPC has been providing quality health care services to Mulgrave and surrounding local communities. It is 25 years since the clinic was opened in Police Road providing general physiotherapy services. Since this time, the current Police Rd medical precinct in and […]

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WPPC Physio 4 You – Physio with Children

Please enjoy this interesting read regarding how physiotherapists can help work with and assist with the management of muscsle aches and pains. As the weather improves children will tend to become more active. This is excellent as physical activity is essential for good health. However, due to growth and other changes that occurs in childhood […]

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Degenerative joints? How physiotherapy can help your Osteoarthritis [PDF]

Osteoarthritis (OA) or degenerative joint disease affects a large number of the population and can be well managed by maintenance physiotherapy and a prescribed exercise program. Research indicates that 90% of people will have some type of osteoarthritic changes occurring in their weight bearing joints by the time they are 40 years of age. While […]

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Physioworks Health Group selected for New Research Study

Physioworks Health Group selected for New Research Study to be conducted by the University of Melbourne 23 August 2012 Are you over 50 with Knee Pain? Volunteer for this Knee Arthritis Management Program – you may be eligible for free treatment. Research Study: TELCKO Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee OA) Physioworks Camberwell and Physioworks Mulgrave have been […]

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Football Finals

Got any twinges or niggles? Been injured during the season? Have a look at our recent flyer, reminding players that there is still time before finals get themselves up to scratch! Football Finals

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Winter Edition 2012

Hello fellow sporting fans! Winter Sports With the preseason training completed and the main season underway for the winter sports the team at WPPC hopes that everyone is in great shape. However, if any of your old injuries have started to show up again that you have them assessed by a physiotherapist. It is much […]

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Aches after starting back at work? Think Posture!

Andrew Dalwood has once again been sharing his wealth of knowledge with our friends in the media at Good Health. This time he has been offering a quick and easy tip for maintaining a better posture. Why is posture important? The body has a position that allows maximal efficiency. Part of this is attributed to […]

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Physio for You – Get Active This Summer [PDF]

  Our Summer edition of Physio for You is out now. Get Active This Summer As the warm weather hits, many of us have the same reaction. The reality of ditching the layers and revealing our bodies can be daunting. Don’t panic! There’s still time to get in shape, not just to look good, but […]

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas, A Very Happy New Year and Welcoming a New Addition!

Greetings all patrons new and old! The team at Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre hope you have all had a fantastic Christmas. We wish you all of the best for the New Year, may it bring you good times and good health. We would also like to introduce our newest member – Rushabh Pattni. He will […]

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Need to do exercises regularly?

Ever get told to do some exercises regularly but find yourself absorbed in your work and not getting the exercises done? There may be a solution for you. This blog has a quick look at some useful ways of remembering to do you exercises. The applicability of these solutions will be exercise dependent. Some exercises […]

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APA Conference – 2011

This year the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s 2011 conference had special meaning for all of us at WPPC. The conference is always exciting and a great learning opportunity for new and old physiotherapists alike. There was an expected audience of over 2,000 Physiotherapists, supported by an exhibition trade of over 100 booths. Andrew Dalwood packed his […]

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Sore Runners

With the recent trend of improving weather there will be the inevitable shift from the ‘rugged up in-doors’ winter mode to the ‘lets get back into shape’ for summer mode. An ever popular choice of exercise is running. There are many benefits to running; you don’t have to travel far, you don’t need to be […]

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Is Resistance Training in Adolescents Safe?

On The Sports Physiotherapist blog I have a post that reviews the safety of resistance training in children. I’ll post a summary of the findings in this post, however, if you are interested in the nitty gritty please follow this LINK to the full post. I have separated my article into two sections, the first […]

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WPPC’s Physio 4 You July 2011

Please find our Physio 4 You newsletter in the link below. This newsletter has a look into headaches and overuse injuries. So if you are suffering from headaches, ongoing aches and pains or know someone else that does – Please take the time to have a read through this newsletter. Physio for You July 2011 […]

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Hip Osteoarthritis Treatment Trial

The Department of Physiotherapy at The University of Melbourne has been running a clinical trial since March 2010 that is looking at two different treatment methods for people with osteoarthritis of the hip. Our clinic has had the opportunity to be a part of this trial with Andrew Dalwood being one of the treating therapists. […]

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WPPC’s Guide on Cramping in Athletes

Cramping A muscle (or even a few fibres of a muscle) that involuntarily (without consciously willing it) contracts is in a “spasm.” If the spasm is forceful and sustained, it becomes a cramp. Think of it on a spectrum where a few fibres involuntarily contracting is a light spasm this can progress all the way […]

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WPPC’s Quick Guide to Hydration

Hydration How much should we drink (in regards to sport)? Short answer – you need to replenish the fluids (and electrolytes) you lose. For you to work out how much you need to drink the best option is to work out your sweat rate! Make sure you work out your sweat rate during a few […]

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WPPCs Guide to Safe Lifting

“Do Not Lift with your Back, Lift with your Legs” Bending or lifting can strain or even injure your back. To minimise the risk of an injury you should ensure the load you are lifting is safe and that you are using a good lifting technique. In addition to the steps found below, there are […]

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Specialist Physiotherapy

Specialist Physiotherapists are acknowledged experts in the management of musculoskeletal problems, post operative and injury rehabilitation, and spinal pain. However, it is important to be aware that there are differing levels of expertise within the physiotherapy profession. There are currently three levels of clinical expertise within musculoskeletal physiotherapy: Generalist Physiotherapists with an interest in musculoskeletal […]

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