• SA Running Injury Clinic (North)

    62 Melbourne Street North Adelaide 5006
    Phone: 8239 1022

    SA Running Injury Clinic (South)

    233 Fullarton Road Eastwood 5063
    Phone: 8357 0700

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January

Facebook Live- School shoe tips!

Facebook Live 16th January 2020

It is that time of year again when its back to school. Its crucial to get your kids fitted into the correct shoes that they will be wearing everyday.

Here a a few tips to remember

1- Get the shoes fitted correctly. Our guide is make sure there is 1/2 to a full thumb width of room at the end of the shoe. Firstly to allow growing room but also to make sure their toes aren’t pushing against the end

2- Look for velcro, buckles, laces or straps. Something that

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January

Facebook Live- New Years Fitness Resolutions gone wrong; Going to hard to early

Facebook live 7th January 2020

This time of the year people try to take control of their life and do something they’ve wanted to do for a while with their exercises; get fit, start to exercise more, get on top of their diet. We also find that after a couple of weeks, or months, people start to lose motivation and fall of their diet and exercise goals. We have found that there are two major reasons for this drop off. Number one is that they have made the goals too big,

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December

Facebook Live- Why running quietly is important!

Facebook Live 17th December 2019

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December

Facebook Live- How cycling may actually hurt your knees

Facebook Live 10th December 2019

Cycling and could it be potentially bad for your knees?

Cycling is a low impact activity to stay fit and used as an alternative to running to reduce the impact on your shins and feet. Although there isn’t much vertical ground reaction forces onto the feet with cycling, the constant repetitive motion could place more stress onto your knees instead. The average cyclists would do about 5000+ revolutions per hour and the most common injury for most cyclists is overuse; Riding too hard, too soon and too

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December

Facebook Live- Shoe Review: Brooks Bedlam

Facebook Live 3rd December 2019

Brooks Bedlam

The Brooks bedlam is one of their more recent shoes been released over the past few years. It is classified as a supportive shoe in their “energise” category.
The key differences in this shoes are in its sole and the materials used. The 1st layer is a material referred to as “DNA Amp” which provides a responsive and energised feeling under foot.
The method in which this shoe provides its support is through Brooks “guide rails” system around both sides of the shoe. The best way to think

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November

Facebook Live- Some stats of the benefits of walking

Facebook Live 21st November 2019

Benefits of walking:

1. 2 hrs of walking per week reduces the possibility of a stroke by 30%

2. 30mins of walking per day reduces depression by 30%

3. 30mins of walking per day reduces chance of diabetes by 30%

4. 75mins of walking per week can increase your lifespan by 2 years

5. 1 hour of walking per day can increase your chance of obesity by 30%

6. 4 hours of walking per week can decrease the likelihood of hip fractures by 43%

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November

Facebook Live- Nike Vaporfly the sub 2hr marathon shoe

Facebook Live 14th November 2019

Currently in the running world, there are controversies regarding the racing shoes made by Nike. According to research, the nike vaporfly 4% and Nike Vaporfly next % as the name suggests, has shown to reduce energy expenditure by 4% when running. Now some of you might be thinking 4% isn’t much, but the most recent prototype “Nike AlphaFLY”, built specifically for Eliud Kipchoge to smash the sub 2hr marathon time, at the INEOS 159 challenge, became a success. Based on the current findings, 3% of the

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November

Facebook Live- Best home exercise for Achilles pain

Facebook Live 6 November 2019

A nice and simple exercise to begin with is a calf raise and hold. Essentially you will calf raise with both feet and push off the big toe and hold that contraction for a count of 3. From there you will lower back down to your starting position on the ground for another count of 3. Effectively we are strengthening our calf muscles in its contracted and lengthened state.

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November

Facebook Live- The top 4 Rehab Tips for your sore Achilles

Facebook Live 29 October 2019

4 Rehab Tips of Achilles pain
1- Footwear – Try to find shoes that have a higher heel height. This means having the height of the heel higher then the toes. Think about the exaggerated example of being in high heels. The goal of this is to limit the strain and stretch going through the Achilles tendon.  In running shoes this height will vary between brands and between models, so make sure you do your research and ask for help to get your shoes fitted properly, ideally looking

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October

Facebook Live- Netball Shoe Review

Facebook Live 22nd October 2019

Netball shoes:
When playing netball it is crucial that you are in the correct shoes. Netball shoes are specifically designed for the requirements of the game, side to side movement, jumping, landing and pivoting movements. This differs to runners, who’s shoes are designed for straight line activities running and walking. Netball shoes help to reduce the occurrence of netball specific  injuries this includes, ankle sprains and knee injuries.
When selecting your netball shoe ensure you try on a few different models to find the ones that work best for

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