Author Archives: Geoff Brockenshire

Exercises to Add to Your Training Programme

Here is the first in a series of exercises to help runners optimise their training & performances, made by the physiotherapists at Physiotherapy on Pitt. This exercise improves the control and function of the gluteus medius, a muscle found to … Continue reading

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Rest Days

Rest is when your body has a chance to recover so getting adequate rest is just as important as how much you are training! Aim to sleep 7-9 hours per night, vary your short and long runs throughout the week … Continue reading

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Chronic pain basics for National Pain Week 2012

Pain is a neurological response that our body uses to tell our brain that we are in danger or need to protect an injured structure or site. If pain is present for an extended period of time, the brain and … Continue reading

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Physiotherapy on Pitt is up and running!!

We are happy to announce the opening of a second Sydney Sports and Orthopaedic Physiotherapy clinic at Suite 1, Level 5, 321 Pitt Street. This state of the art, newly refurbished clinic offers all the same high quality service that … Continue reading

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Blackmores Running Festival – Good luck to everyone running

A few tips to keep you injury free…. – Warm up before the run. With the vast number of participants attending the event this year it may be a bit of a slow start. Make the most of that to … Continue reading

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