Stress Fractures in Dancers

Stress Fractures in Dancers

Stress fractures occur in up to 46% of dancers during their career (Delegete, A). Over 60% of these fractures occur during puberty. Decreased strength, proprioception, and balance control, as well as poor technique can lead to increased stress to the bones and thus...
7 of Perth’s Best Running Tracks

7 of Perth’s Best Running Tracks

Marine Parade, Cottesloe One of the most scenic coastal runs in Perth is along Marine Parade in Cottesloe. There is a 7km track, which extends from Swanbourne to Port Beach. The path is mostly flat with a few small inclines. The Swan River Bridges Run This 10km run is...
FREE Swim Screen

FREE Swim Screen

Once again Activate Physiotherapy is offering a FREE swim screen this swim season in time for open water swimming series and the competitive swimming season. Many common swimming injuries are the result of poor biomechanics, lack of movement at critical joints,...
5 Tips for Avoiding Running Injuries

5 Tips for Avoiding Running Injuries

1. Consistency For any type of training, consistency is key. Whether you are hitting the pavement to run your first 4km, or if you are aiming to run a marathon, the preparation that you do in the lead up to the event is the most important aspect for avoiding common...