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“I think my running days are over” A tale of a recreational runner with knee pain

David is an Adelaide man in his sixties who has been a recreational runner for over 30 years. When another bout of severe knee pain hit at the beginning of 2020 he thought “old age” had caught up with him and he’d have to hang up his runners. However with his commitment and a tightly structured program of strengthening and slow progression back into running, David was able to compete in the Adelaide half marathon just 9 months later. Let his story motivate you to sit less and move more and achieve your activity goals.

Exercise – why is it so good?

Exercise, or rather better movement is a physio mantra. It is the ‘why’ we do what we do. We understand the benefits exercise has to every single body.    Here are just a few reasons why exercise is just so good for you. Muscles, tendons and joints The body tissues respond to ‘load’ or the […]

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Movement in your work day

Movement makes us feel better Movement causes lubrication and lubrication is what helps our joints, muscles, tendons, heart, circulation, brain. If you’ve been keeping up with our weekly blogs you’d also know that movement is what helps pain. When our back is the most sore and all we want to do is curl up and […]

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Pain is pain? Yes and no…

We’ve all experienced pain. Some time’s the pain just doesn’t go away. If pain is there for more than a month or so it is often called Chronic pain. Chronic pain is less about an injury, and more about you brain. To understand more, lets look at the experience of pain. Why is it that […]