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30 Mar

Telehealth Sports Doctor Appointments

Dr Kathy Yu is available for Telehealth appointments at medicare bulk billing rates. Your injury doesn't take a break and nor do we.

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28 Mar

Online Classes Launch!

Online fitness classes at Performance Medicine. Yoga Flow, Yin Yoga, Inner Strength, Functional Strength & Barre.

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25 Mar

Roller To The Rescue

Hi Quarantine, meet my friend Foam Roller We all are aware that the world is quickly becoming a strange place. We are going batty from not seeing our friends, we are quickly running out of new Netflix series, and information is being updated daily on what we can and can’t do and where we can […]

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25 Mar

NEW! Virtual Fitness & Wellbeing

NEW! Virtual Fitness & Wellbeing

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21 Mar

Corporate Virtual Fitness & Wellbeing Classes

During the Covid-19 crisis, we have created digital fitness and wellbeing classes for corporates to enable their teams to keep their bodies and minds fit and healthy while working from home.

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20 Mar

Introducing Digital Physiotherapy Appointments- Telehealth

For those of you who may be feeling unwell, nervous to come in or find yourself in quarantine or self isolation during this time, we are now offering Telehealth Physiotherapy Appointments from the comfort of home. These appointments are available with your favourite therapist on your smart phone or device and we can assess, diagnose, educate and help you complete self treatment during these sessions just like we do in a face to face session.

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17 Mar

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE

Performance Medicine is a place for our clients, staff and patients to feel safe and cared for. This email is to let you know that we will be doing all we can to help you feel supported during this time. The safety, hygiene and welfare of our clients, team members and the greater community at Performance Medicine in this ever evolving climate is our number one priority.

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12 Mar

Three tips To Prevent Low Back Pain ‘Exercise is medicine’

Three tips To Prevent Low Back Pain ‘Exercise is medicine’

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1 Mar

To Stretch Or Not To Stretch?

There has been a lot of debate about stretching and the role of this in injury prevention for runners. What’s the best way to stretch and what sort of stretching should we do? Should we even bother with stretching at all?

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17 Feb

Updates to bookings

Exciting changes to our Clinical Conditioning and Fitness Classes! We have transitioning to a new class booking system to make it easier for you to join us and find your exceptional. For this transition to be as smooth as possible there are a few things we will need from you. 1 . The first thing […]

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21 Dec

NEW LOCATION AND A BRAND NEW LOOK!

WELCOME THE NEW PERFORMANCE MEDICINE. You may have noticed a couple changes! Over the past few months, we have been undergoing a branding re-fresh, renovating and moving to a new, bigger and better home! We are excited to share with you our new branding look including our logo and invite you to check out our […]

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4 Nov

SWOT VAC or Sore Back

Exam season is upon us, which means summer holidays are not far away! But when it’s time to hit the books, we often let our regular exercise routine wane in the month of November. Did you know that sitting puts the highest amount of load through your back and neck compared to any other position? […]

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18 Oct

Boom Bust Blog // Physiotherapist Madeleine Hicks

Are You A Boom-Buster? What is your relationship with pain? Is it a healthy one? Do you respect each other? Or do you try and ignore pain even when it is screaming at you to listen?  …You may be a boom buster. A boom buster is usually strong and determined, hardworking, often equipped with a […]

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2 Oct

Spinal Health for the Modern Lifestyle // Physiotherapist Madeleine Hicks

Spinal Health for the Modern Lifestyle  By Maddie Hicks Deskbound? Headaches? Back stiffness? Most of us are aware we spend more of the day sitting than we should. It can be challenging, to say the least, to keep moving around during the day when you have work demands and tasks to get done, then you […]

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24 Aug

As Simple as Breathing // Senior Physiotherapist Andrew Pilcher

It’s As Simple as Breathing A look at breathing and how it effects our movement- by Senior Physiotherapist Andrew Pilcher Many would experience ‘breathing well‘, as a very complicated thing. It is of course automatic, but can be the source of so much muscle imbalance. If you just think of your breath, what’s happening right […]

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12 Aug

A Balancing Act // Titled Physiotherapist Catherine Etty-Leal

A Balancing Act… Life in this day and age can be busy…really busy! Between work, family, social life and all the other things we try and cram into our lives, it can feel like we’re trying to balance 100 things or more all at once. And then you pay a visit to your physio to […]

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4 Jun

Keeping Warm at Competitions // Dance Physiotherapist Haydee Ferguson

Keeping Warm at Competitions  Now that winter has definitely set in, it’s important to remember to keep your body warm whilst at competitions! Leotards, tights, and tutu’s are not the warmest of costumes and we all know that dancing cold is not the way to dance at your best. Often competitions are held at community […]

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9 May

Posterior Impingement

Posterior Impingement By Dance & Vocal Physiotherapist Maddie Hicks Pain on rise and en pointe? Discomfort in plie? Tender and puffy behind the ankle? Pain that’s slowly increasing Morning stiffness in the back of the ankle If your answer to all these is yes, then you might have posterior impingement While common in the dance […]

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9 Mar

DANCER’S HIP PAIN: Why surgery isn’t a silver bullet

Dancer’s Hip Pain – Why surgery is not a silver bullet For all those dancers out there, hip pinching, grabbing and pain can be your biggest barrier when you are in class or rehearsals, or, when you are trying to do a retire, développé or grande battement (or anything for that matter!).   Naturally, when […]

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4 Mar

THE HISTORY OF THE POINTE SHOE

THE HISTORY OF THE POINTE SHOE Ballet has constantly evolved we see this in the quintessential symbol of ballet – the pointe shoe. From heels, to darned slippers to the block shoe of today, ballet shoes have changed significantly over the centuries. Let’s get to the point-e Courtly Dance – In Heels! Ballet found its […]

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