Injury Blog

Getting stitched up? Prevent the risk of a stitch.
January 12, 2021

A stitch, otherwise known as exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP) is a pain felt in the side of the abdomen (and sometimes…

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Cramping your style: managing muscle cramps
January 5, 2021

Muscle cramping is a common yet painful and involuntary contraction of a skeletal muscle, which can occur without warning or apparent…

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Flip flop faux pas: why heel pain soars in summer
December 28, 2020

An Australian summer goes hand in hand with holidays, swimming and thongs – it doesn’t get much better does it? But…

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Coping with Covid
December 17, 2020

by Osteopath Nicole Owen-Tighe While one month of zero Covid-19 cases in Victoria is something to celebrate, many of us are finding that our…

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Peace and love: is it time to ditch the ice pack?
December 8, 2020

Acute muscle strains and joint sprains are some of the most common lower limb injuries we see as physiotherapists, especially in those involved in high impact sports…

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The countdown to the Melbourne Marathon: footwear tips from CSSM podiatrist Gen Scott
November 23, 2020

The Melbourne Marathon is just 2.5 weeks away and this year, Australia’s largest marathon has gone virtual from 5-13 December. Whether you are training for your first ever marathon…

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Chronic back pain: think of it like burnt toast
November 17, 2020

By CSSM Osteopath Jaimi Schroen. Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide, with experts estimating up to 80% of…

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The facts about Pilates: explore the core
November 11, 2020

If you’ve been wondering what all the fuss is about Pilates, what class would suit you and if it will work…

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Training for the Melbourne Marathon 2020
November 4, 2020

With Australia’s largest marathon going virtual this year on 5 December, whether it’s training to complete the 5km, 10km, first full or…

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Rev up your running: 5 tips that will make a difference NOW
October 26, 2020

Isolation has seen many of you pick up running, which is fantastic to see! And by now you might be feeling…

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Ugg boot foot: heel pain in iso
October 20, 2020

One of the positives of spending so much more time at home has to be active wear and slippers. It can’t get much…

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Putting it all together – Injury Prevention Week
September 27, 2020

This week has been all about preventing injuries. From warming up, cooling down, foam rolling and sports nutrition, our CSSM practitioners…

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