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Hydrating is not an optional extra for human beings, it is necessary for survival. That’s what happens when 50-60% of our body mass is water. If you are an active human being who spends time in the gym or running, your need for staying hydrated...

Have you ever suffered from thigh pain and automatically assumed you must have pulled a muscle in your quadriceps? The thigh is one of those areas that most people think they know, when in fact it can be one of the trickier areas of the...

Time and time again as a Sports Specialist Physio, during the initial comprehensive assessment with new patients I am shocked at how many novice trainers and experienced runners alike neglect to get a consistent good night’s sleep. We live in a fast pace world and...

Now that winter is in the rear view mirror, many people around the country will be dusting off the running shoes, updating those apple watches and getting ready to hit the pavement running. Whether you hibernated completely over the winter or scaled back your physical...

Behind every athlete is a story of dedication and sacrifice in order to achieve their goals. The days (sometimes nights) spent training, the adherence to strict programs and diets come rain, hail or shine and pushing through the pain barrier are things that most athletes...

The physios at Lane Cove Physio are here to help. Tennis elbow (otherwise known as lateral epicondylalgia) is a common condition that affects roughly 1-3% of the population. It affects both athletes as well as the general population with varying degrees of severity. The typical symptoms include pain, reduced...

Your ankle is a complex hinge joint forming between the bones of the lower leg  (tibia and fibula) and a bone of the foot (the talus) and allows your foot to bend upwards (dorsiflexion) and downwards (plantarflexion). Because of the number of ligaments, muscles and...

Statistics show that up to a third of women and 1 out of 5 Australians of every age and gender will suffer from a type of pelvic floor dysfunction at some time in their life. Commonly and wrongly thought of as a women’s only problem,...

The shoulder is a complex joint, one that physiotherapists and other medical professionals have spent decades studying and getting diagnoses and treatment down to a fine art. One of the common afflictions of the shoulder joint is a break (fracture) of the surrounding bone that...