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Understanding Radial Shockwave Therapy

17 Jul 2017 11:57 AM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Radial shockwave therapy is used as a treatment method in physiotherapy, sports medicine and orthopaedics. It involves the application of short, intense bursts of a high-energy acoustic wave to areas of chron...

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Are You Fit Enough for the Defence Force?

16 Jun 2017 1:01 PM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Physical fitness is a key part of your assessment for entry into the Australian Defence Force. Many ADF roles involve outdoor activity, whether in the permanent or reserve forces, and a reasonable level of f...

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A Parent's Guide to Winter Sports Injuries

17 May 2017 12:54 PM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Over the winter months, it's important to encourage your child to go out and play to make sure they are getting the exercise they need. Of course, any physical activity can pose a risk of injury and winter sport...

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Are You Taking Care Of Your Feet?

10 Apr 2017 9:05 AM -

Our feet are always working hard for us and this makes them prone to aches, pains and injury. From corns and calluses to strains and flat feet, there are plenty of potential complications. Fortunately, many of these injuries are easy to prev...

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Synvisc-One - knee injection to relieve joint pain

10 Mar 2017 7:24 AM - Dr Arjun Rao

There is a new treatment available to relieve joint pain - Synvisc-One.

What is Synvisc-One?

Synvisc-One is an injection for the knee. This treatment temporarily replaces damaged synovial fluid to help...

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Safety Tips for Extreme Winter Sports

2 Mar 2017 9:01 AM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Winter sports can be some of the most enjoyable to try and satisfying to perfect. While they offer a great deal of joy and satisfaction, these sports also come with risks. To help you avoid the need for treatmen...

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Common Sports Injuries and Why They Occur

28 Feb 2017 9:13 AM - Dr Arjun Rao

The below infographic gives an overview of the most common sport injuries and their causes.

It also provides useful information on how to minimise such injuries plus tips to prevent them in the first place.

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Youth and Sports Injuries

26 Feb 2017 8:53 AM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Sports injuries in young people are often trivialised as rites of passage or events that are easily overcome. In reality, sports injuries can be a very serious issue at any age and they will require professional care. While your body may app...

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Top 5 Sports Injuries in Australia

24 Feb 2017 8:45 AM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Approximately 36,000 Australians are sent to the hospital every year as a result of a sporting injury. Effective treatment of these injuries helps players to return to their sports and ensures they can work and move freely as they age.


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Breakthrough in Osteoarthritis: Platelet Rich Plasma

22 Feb 2017 8:38 AM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is an osteoarthritis (OA) treatment that has been used for more than 10 years. The treatment is particularly useful for knees, a troublesome area ...

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Your Guide to Using the Right Sports Shoes

20 Feb 2017 8:30 AM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Choosing the right shoes for your sport or activity is more important than you might think. You could be forgiven for thinking that the presence of a different shoe for every sport is just good advertising. Actually, the specific demands of ...

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Arthritis Patient Journey

1 Jul 2016 12:07 PM - Arthritis Magazine Winter Edition 2016

When 72-year-old Maria from North Perth underwent knee surgery 25 years ago to repair torn cartilage after she twisted her knee at home, she thought her knee pain was resolved. ..

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Shin splints in athletes

24 Apr 2015 8:41 AM - Dr Arjun Rao

Shin splints in athletes “Shin splints” (medial tibial stress syndrome; MTSS) is one of the most common acute and overuse leg injuries seen in runners and ballistic sports. Whilst not clearly understood, the pathology is thought to represent ...

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January 2015 Newsletter

24 Jan 2015 6:59 PM - Specialist Sportscare WA

Download the January 2015 Specialist Sportscare W.A. Newsletter.

  • Happy New Year

  • Welcome Erin Sturch

  • Perth Glory

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