News

16/08/2019

Is Your Running Shoe Busted?

With the running calendar beginning to heat up, and the Bridge to Brisbane just around the corner, it is important to take a moment to check the condition of our shoes. Due to the great differences in human physique (height, weight, bone structure, & flexibility), and running technique (fore/mid/rear foot strike) it is impossible to give a ‘one size fits all’ indication that your shoes are past their best.
16/08/2019

That Damn Pebble: Mentally Preparing for the Bridge to Brisbane

Runners often prepare to a high level with their physical fitness, often developing training routines, such as the one my colleague Joshua McCabe suggested. However, often the mental side of preparation gets left out. Mental preparation, alongside your physical preparation, will give you the best shot at achieving your goal, no matter what it is.
12/07/2019

Rowing Assessments at QSMC

Do you ever struggle to straighten up after you get out of the boat at the end of a session? Do you find that you have forearm issues going between sweep and sculling? These are some very common rowing related musculoskeletal issues which an APA Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist can help solve...
25/06/2019
Snowboarder going down mountain

How To Stay Injury-Free This Ski Season

Whether you’re into skiing or snowboarding, nothing ruins a much-anticipated (and expensive) snow holiday more than being forced off the slope through injury. Get geared up for your next ski season by learning some useful exercises to prepare your body for the snow!
11/06/2019

10 Days with the QLD Maroons

On our team at QSMC, we are very lucky to have the QLD Maroons State of Origin Physiotherapist, Rob Godbolt. Rob has worked with the Maroons for the past 3 years and been involved Rugby League for over 17 years. This year he has given us some incredible insights into what happens in the lead up to Game 1 of the 2019 series.
04/06/2019

How to Prepare for a Marathon

For many runners, the desire to do a marathon is about personal challenge. For an event in which a three-hour finisher needs more than 32,000 impacts with the ground, it's crucial for every runner to train appropriately. We've put together a few lessons we've learnt over the years of looking after runners of all kinds.
23/05/2019

Spinal Health

Fact - over 80% of people will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Many of you reading this can probably relate to that. The extent of injury can vary and there’s no taking away that at times it can be serious while at other times we just need to show the back some more love and care.
05/05/2019

Learning to Lime Scooter

A lot has been said recently about the introduction of personal mobility devices such as E-Scooters in Brisbane over the last three months. In particular, comments both anecdotal and documented relate to injuries sustained using these machines. Certainly we have been privy to a large number of visits from injured Brisbanites as have many of the local hospital emergency departments.
16/04/2019

Healthy Hips

Each patient will have different fitness, strength and endurance capacities prior to rehabilitation and the demands of their situation whether it be walking pain free or playing an elite level sport needs to be taken into consideration.
21/03/2019

Technique Tips for Running

It’s typical of this time of year that we see a range of health and wellness goals around running and upcoming running events. Whether it be trying to run 5km without a break or training for the Gold Coast Marathon, it is important to plan and train for your running goals appropriately, to avoid injury.
08/01/2019
sports medicine

Tips for Office Workers

As we head back to work for the new year, whether it be armed with resolutions or just a desire to prioritise our health, we want to prepare you with our top tips for office based workers so that you can hang on to that refreshed feeling longer.
21/06/2018

Introduction to Pilates for Teens

  We are really excited to add another class to our pilates offerings in 2018 with an introduction to pilates for teenagers aged between 14 – 17 […]