Injury Blog

Osteoarthritis series part 2: treatment options
May 5, 2021

In the previous blog post, CSSM physio Peter Stath introduced some concepts to help better understand osteoarthritis and the impact it…

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Osteoarthritis series part 1: understanding osteoarthritis
May 3, 2021

Do you get knee pain that persists for 30 minutes in the morning? Or perhaps your hip feels quite stiff and…

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How to find your winter workout mojo
April 28, 2021

The cooler weather is officially rolling in, making it very temping to hibernate indoors with the heater cranking and your dressing…

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Why are ACL injuries so common in female footballers?
April 18, 2021

Women and girls account for nearly one-third of the 1.6 million Australian Rules Football players nationally, with the number of clubs…

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Antenatal and post-natal pilates: what you need to know
April 12, 2021

During pregnancy, the female body experiences major changes in a relatively small period of time. Pilates is one of the most…

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The Sarah Gigante Diaries – Part 2
April 10, 2021

In part 1 of her summer diary for CSSM, Sarah Gigante took us on the road to reflect on her recent…

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The Sarah Gigante Diaries – Part 1
March 25, 2021

2021 #teamCSSM athlete Sarah Gigante came out of lockdown firmly on two wheels.   Sarah is a road cyclist who started…

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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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