Injury Blog

Why athletes are seeing red spots at the Olympics
August 2, 2021

It’s official: Australia has capped off its best-ever Olympic Games in the pool after the national swim team claimed a record-breaking…

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Andy Murray pulls out of Olympic singles competition: why you shouldn’t ignore muscle niggles 
July 29, 2021

By CSSM Physio Hugh Feary Sad news for tennis fans: reigning Olympic men’s tennis champion Andy Murray has been forced to…

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Olympic injuries: what will the toll be at Tokyo?
July 22, 2021

The Olympics symbolise the ultimate in athletic achievement. Athletes train their entire sporting lives for the chance of winning gold. This…

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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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