Top 5 tips to warm up your body this winter…

Top 5 tips to warm up your body this winter… If you have spent time outside this winter then you know it has been very cold this year! If you are finding your body is not happy in the cold weather you are not alone. Many people with arthritic or degenerative joints find they are […]

The Impact of Concussion

The Impact of Concussion What is Concussion? Over the past several years, the intensity of the spotlight over concussion has continued to increase, particularly overseas in the NFL, but also on home soil in Australian Rules Football – from grassroots to professional levels. Concussion is an injury to the brain, sustained as a result of […]

Should Runners Go To The Gym?

Will gym work prevent injuries in runners? There has been a large amount of research testing whether regular strength training can prevent injuries for runners. The injuries we mean include muscle tears and achey tendons rather than injuries from contact or falls which are a bit more unpredictable. The research has shown that strength training […]

Is your exercise program right for you?

Is your exercise program right for you? There has been a rise in a new style of so-called “functional” exercise programs at gyms. The theory of functional exercise is that the exercise mimics activities we perform in our daily routine and therefore should be beneficial. In the name of “functional exercise” some potentially dangerous exercises […]

Put A Spring In Your Step!

Leading Edge Can Put The Spring Back In Your Step! Now that the sun is shining it’s time to get moving again and undo those winter excesses! Getting back into, or starting exercise can be daunting… especially if you have an ongoing injury or pain. Starting an exercise program without getting a problem assessed can […]

Women’s football.. How to minimise your risk of ACL and other injuries!

Women’s football.. How to minimise your risk of ACL and other injuries! In recent years there has been a significant increase in the number of women involved in Australian rules football especially since the introduction of the Australian Football League Women’s competition (AFLW). Football is a great sport and it is great that more women […]

Beat The Winter Belly Bulge! Our Sure-Fire Way To Get You Moving…

Beat The Winter Belly Bulge! Our Sure-Fire Way To Get You Moving… Winter has arrived! We love to warm up with wine by an open fire, drinking hot chocolates, eating those fabulous puddings and comfort food. We wear our baggy tracksuit pants, oversized jumpers and parkers. Cuddling up on the couch is far more preferable […]

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

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?

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!

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?

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!

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

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 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?

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 […]

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