The BSMC BlogNews, advice and more from the Bellarine Sports Medicine Centre Team
By Myotherapist, Summer Spikers. Do you suffer from tight, tense shoulders and neck? Do you seem to get headaches all the time? If you answered YES, here is some food for thought. In my experience, I find that neck and shoulder tension and headaches, that seem to come...read more
By Dr Catherine Allison, Osteopath. Have you ever heard a friend say they exercise to relieve stress and wondered what on earth they are talking about? Not only can exercise help you get your mind off your problems and clear your head, exercise has been proven to...read more
By Patrick Sheridan, Physiotherapist. Do you play video games or binge on Netflix? Ever stand up after a 5 season marathon and feel like you’ve turned into the Hunchback of Notre Dame? So have I. Yes that Netflix show you’ve just got into can be addictive, and there’s...read more
By Steph Kreskas, Podiatrist. The right shoe can help keep your feet healthy, prevent injury and therefore keep you active and happy. Whether your choice of activity includes walking, running, jumping, or weight lifting, a supportive and appropriate shoe is so...read more
By Patrick Sheridan, Physiotherapist. If you’re like me and have the travel bug then you know how painful it can be at the end of a long day of sightseeing. Achy feet, achy legs, a sore back from carrying that day pack everywhere; running from train to train, bouncing...read more
By Dr Doug Blomeley, Consultant Psychiatrist with Bellarine Psychiatry. We’re all aware of the numerous physical health benefits of regular exercise, but what other benefits are there? Well, you don’t have to look far to find mountains of good quality research...read more
By Andrew Graham, Podiatrist. So….why did you choose to work with feet? The world of Podiatry is more than you may think! A large portion of people associate Podiatry with cutting nails and removing calloused skin, but there’s a lot more to it. While we enjoy offering...read more
By Physiotherapist, Claire Van Poppel. Are you referring to the six-pack of abs that I don’t have but can 'supposedly' achieve by persisting with numerous sit ups? Not quite... You’ve probably heard this term before, whether it be in your local gym, exercise class, by...read more
Dr Catherine Allison, Osteopath and resident triathlete. The Barwon Heads Triathlon is one of my favourite events on the annual calendar - not only because the start line is within a 5 minute ride of my home, but also because it is a fun, local, community event that...read more
Dr Christine Fraser, Osteopath. I was asked to present to a local football and netball club as part of panel about concussion. This is something that I know about as a health practitioner but when doing my research for this presentation some very sobering statistics...read more
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