The Dreaded “Corked Thigh” – What they are a what to do about them.

Corkie

I got a ‘corkie’…what should I do?!? So it was halfway through the first quarter and you’re playing a great game. You’ve already had 10 possessions and have put two goals on the the scoreboard for your team. Then, during a contest you’re opponent lands on you, driving there knee into the front of your […]

Do You Know The Benefits Of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy?

pelvic floor physiotherapy

Do You Know The Benefits Of Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy? Did you know one in three women suffer from stress incontinence? Stress incontinence is when you accidentally leak urine when you laugh, cough, sneeze, exercise or play sport. If the advertising gurus are to be believed the only solution for this accidental leakage is to wear […]

How Santa Keeps Injury Free Over Christmas.. And How You Can Too!

running-santa

How Santa keeps injury free over Christmas.. And how you can too! Santa often cops a lot of flak for being a little bit on the heavy side but you have to remember that elite athletes come in all shapes and sizes! Year after year Santa trains for and dominates his 24 hour Christmas Eve […]

Does Running Wear Out Your Knees?

patella-tendinopathy

Does Running Wear Out Your Knees? One of the popular misconceptions out there, amongst runners and non-runners alike, is that running wears out your joints – and that by racking up the kilometres, runners are setting themselves up for arthritis and knee problems down the track. But is that really the case? This is something […]

Top 5 Exercises To Get Your Glutes Firing & Why It’s Important!

Glutes

Top 5 Exercises To Get Your Glutes Firing & Why It’s Important! Do you have low back pain? Do you get knee pain during or after running or walking? Do you have tight hamstrings or have frequent hamstring strains? Do you have front of the hip pain? Well, it might be your glutes that are […]

Reds get the Leading Edge in Physios

Adelaide United Win

Reds get the Leading Edge in Physios Leading Edge has recently formed a relationship with Adelaide United Football Club, the current A-League Premiers. One of our Physiotherapists, Mat Prior, has been appointed as the Lead Physiotherapist for “The Reds” for the 2016-17 season and is already putting the Leading Edge touch on the club’s preparation […]

James Trotter’s Olympic Highlights

James the Redeemer

James Trotter’s Olympic Highlights James Trotter recently returned from being the Deputy Head of Physiotherapy at the Australian Medical Headquarters at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Below are some of his highlights of a fantastic tour: \ \ Share This:

Do You Make Time For Your Own Health & Wellbeing?

Pilates Pose

Do You Make Time For Your Own Health & Wellbeing? Our lives today are so busy it can be hard to find time to exercise, let alone “me” time. Running around after the kids, working or running a busy household can make you feel stressed out, run down and unhealthy. Leading Edge Pilates may be […]

Why Your Desk Setup Sucks!

Bad Desk Setup

Why your desk set-up sucks! Are you an office worker? Do you spend long periods of time sitting at the computer? Do you suffer from aches and pains in the neck, shoulders and back? If any of these are true, your desk set-up may need a fix-up! 5 Tips To Make You Feel Better At […]

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again?

Sprained Ankle

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again? Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we see as physios – just about everyone has probably sprained their ankle at some point when playing sport! Ankle sprains are particularly common in sports such as football, soccer, netball & basketball […]

Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries

ACL Injury

Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries Athletes have a great incidence of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injuries. Women have an increased incidence when compared to men, even when accounting for time of play etc. This may be due to differences in: Physical conditioning Muscular strength Neuromuscular control Pelvis and leg alignment Increased […]

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries!

Xmas

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries! With the “silly season” in full swing, it is amazing the amount of time we spend with some of our clients discussing their plans over the Christmas/New Year break. At this time of year, a lot of our clients have already undertaken a large part of either their pre-season training […]

How To Know If The Shoe Fits…

How To Know If The Shoe Fits… Sneakers _ 9 News Adelaide Leading Edge resident biomechanist Chris Bishop knows shoes. Chris is using his research facility at The Biomechanics Lab which is located at Leading Edge Physical Therapy to help major shoe brands discover what elements of design help make a shoe comfortable. This fantastic interview […]

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step

core

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step Is Your Core Turned On? Imagine your world with better core control. When your core muscles are working fantastic things can happen: Less back pain More spinal support Increased abdominal tone Improved posture and alignment More confidence with movement What is the best […]

The Perfect Posture – Does It Exist?

Back Pain Sitting

Posture Have you ever experienced lower back pain when standing up after sitting too long? Have you ever experienced neck tightness after staring at the computer screen for too long? You may also experience headaches or shoulder pain as the work day goes on. Solution: You need to MOVE. I am often asked ‘What is […]

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