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Physioworks Health Group involved in 2017 Community Winter Sport Grand Finals

The team at Physioworks Health Group provide physiotherapy and health care support across local community footy and netball league/clubs in the South East Football Netball League (SEFNL), in the Ellinbank & District Football League (EDFL) and in the West Gippsland Football Netball Competition (WGFNC), and we extend congratulations to all clubs that participated in Grand […]

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Spring into Beginners Yoga Classes at Physioworks Pakenham

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Physioworks Health Group’s Matthew Lynagh Supports Australian Men’s Intellectually Disabled Cricket Tour

Physioworks Health Group Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh has just returned from a 3 week tour of the UK with the Australian Men’s Intellectually Disabled cricket team Matthew was in England with the team for the INAS Tri-Series against England and South Africa. The series was played over an intensive 3 weeks of matches, with a […]

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Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiology Client Celebration

At Physioworks Health Group we believe ‘we are all athletes, we just have different events’! Our Exercise Physiology team recently celebrated 10 years of exercise commitment with two long term clients, Helene Hudson & Sue McIver, who portray the very essence of our motto. Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiologist Brooke DeHey praised the dedication and […]

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Group Exercise Always an Event at Physioworks Health Group

Stadium STOMP 2017 After initially participating in 2016, a larger team from the Physioworks Health Group, consisting of Physioworks staff and clients, are again taking to the stairs to be part of Stadium STOMP 2017 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Stadium STOMP is Australia’s largest consecutive stair climbing challenge. Major stadiums around Australia including […]

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Exercise Right with Physioworks Exercise Physiologists

By Brooke DeHey, Exercise Physiologist, Physioworks Health Group An important message of Exercise Right Week is to raise awareness of Exercise Physiology (EP) and the expertise that Exercise Physiologists can provide to ensure that when you do exercise that you “Exercise Right”. At Physioworks Health Group our team of four highly experienced, accredited Exercise Physiologists; […]

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Winter Sports: A busy time for the Physioworks Health Group

The start of the winter sporting period is always a busy time for allied health care professionals, and for the team at Physioworks Health Group the last eight weeks has been no exception. In 2017, the Physioworks Health Group team are providing sports physiotherapy and allied health care, including training/match day support and ongoing injury […]

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Yoga Now At Physioworks Health Group Pakenham

Yoga, personalised and customised to your health-care issues and physical capabilities, is now available every Tuesday evening at Physioworks Health Group Pakenham. Experienced Yoga teacher, Deb Vawdrey will tailor and instruct classes at Physioworks Pakenham to best fit client individual and personal needs.  “Yoga means so much too so many. I am really passionate about […]

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Physioworks Health Group Sponsoring Ashy Redbacks Girls Footy

Physioworks Health Group are proud to continue our long term involvement in supporting junior community football by again sponsoring the Ashy Redbacks in Season 2017. Physioworks Health Group Camberwell will provide ongoing health care education to the club, is a Team Sponsor of the Under 15 Boys (Green) team and is the proud exclusive sponsor […]

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Sport Physio Matthew Lynagh Appointed to Australian Cricket Intellectual Disabilities Team

Physioworks Health Group Sport Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh has been appointed as the team physiotherapist to the Australian Cricket team with Intellectual Disabilities. Matthew has recently returned from a four day team training camp at the BUPA National Cricket Centre in Brisbane. Matthew supported the team as they underwent rigours fitness testing, net sessions and had […]

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Exercise Physiologist Daniel Jeavons joins Physioworks Health Group

Exercise Physiologist Daniel Jeavons has a special interest in chronic disease management: Osteoporosis (OP), Osteoarthritis (OA) and Musculoskeletal injuries. Having graduated as an Exercise Physiologist from ACU in 2016, Daniel Jeavons is now consulting at Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne and Physioworks Health Group Pakenham. As a long-term and active participant in team sports, including AFL, Basketball and […]

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Physioworks Health Group Continued Support of the Ellinbank & District Football League in 2017

Physioworks Health Group will continue their long-standing support as the Sports Medicine and Allied Health-Care Partner of the Ellinbank & District Football League (EDFL) for the 2017 season. Ken Moore, Manager-Secretary, EDFL, recently announced the continuation of the partnership with the Physioworks Health Group, which includes Physioworks providing support services to the EDFL Trainers Association, […]

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Physioworks Andrew Dalwood Co-Authors Published Knee Pain Research

Physioworks Health Group Director and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Andrew Dalwood has co-authored a recently published research study on Knee Pain. The results of the research study, “Internet-Delivered Exercise and Pain-Coping Skills Training for Knee Pain”, have been published in Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians. The objective of the study, headed by the University of Melbourne, was to […]

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Physioworks Partner with West Gippsland Football Netball Competition

Physioworks Health Group will be the exclusive Sports Medicine and Allied Health Care partner of the West Gippsland Football Netball Competition (WGFNC) for the 2017 season, and beyond. Jason Membrey, Senior League Operations Co-ordinator, AFL Gippsland, recently announced the three (3) year agreement with the Physioworks Health Group, which includes Physioworks providing health support services […]

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Soft Tissue Massage: An Injury Management Technique at Physioworks Health Group

Massage has been used for thousands of years for muscular aches and as part of the rehabilitation program. It is commonly used by physiotherapists; and it is a specialist service provided by the highly experienced team of Soft Tissue Therapists at Physioworks Health Group, when the aim is to reduce muscle tension and stiffness. The […]

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Physioworks Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh’s Summer of Sports

It has been a very busy summer of multiple sports and research for Physioworks Health Group’s Matthew Lynagh. Since November, Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh has been assisting the pre-season preparation for the Collingwood AFLW team, who played last Friday night in their first of eight games in the AFLW season. In late January Matthew was […]

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Can the Physioworks Female Physiotherapy & Health Care Professionals Assist You?

Physioworks Health Group understands that not all patients are gender neutral with respect to their health care providers, for personal reasons, religious beliefs and/or cultural processes. To support the delivery of service excellence across our communities, Physioworks Health Group has a number of highly-experienced female physiotherapy and allied health professionals available for consultation across our […]

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Summertime Injuries – Get a Correct Diagnosis says Specialist Physiotherapist David Francis

In this video, Physioworks Health Group Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist David Francis explains prevalent summertime injuries, why they occur and recommends correct diagnosis as the key to recovery and prevention of a long term aliment. Watch video below.

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Physioworks Health Group Partner SEFNL Until 2019

Physioworks Health Group is pleased to announce the extension and expansion of our long standing partnership with the South East Football League (SEFNL), until the end of the 2019 season. Physioworks Health Group will now be the Sports Medicine Partner across the wider SEFNL community, including the SE Junior (SEJ), SEFNL, AFLSE Women’s League and SEFNL Netball competition. Physioworks […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting Casey Basketball in 2017

Physioworks Health Group is pleased to be a new support partner of the Casey Basketball Association (CBA) as the preferred physiotherapy & allied health-care provider. The new partnership with the CBA further extends the network of relationships and support services that the Physioworks Health Group has across a wide range of elite male and female sporting environments, and […]

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Physioworks Health Group Partner with the Casey Basketball Association

The Casey Basketball Association (CBA) has announced the new sponsor arrangement with the Physioworks Health Group as the exclusive sports physiotherapy and allied health care partner for the 2017 season. Physioworks Director David Francis (FACP), said Physioworks Health Group provides expertise across a wide range of elite sporting environments (male and female); which also extends to local sporting leagues, such as […]

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Share Health Care Service Expertise at the Melbourne Fitness Expo

Members of the Physioworks Health Group team shared their physiotherapy and health care service expertise at the Melbourne Health & Fitness Expo held recently in Berwick. The Physioworks team joined with the P3 Sports and Recovery team to discuss all things health and fitness ranging from strength/conditioning, recovery and injury management to running technique, performance assessments and general exercise & well-being. […]

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Physiotherapy Support at the Australian Junior Volleyball Championships

Physiotherapist Jack Mason recently worked at the Australian Junior Volleyball Championships on the Gold Coast providing his physiotherapy and recovery expertise to the Victorian Boys and Girls U15, U17 and U19 teams. With the largest number of teams at the Championships, 170 athletes represented Victoria across seventeen (17) Victorian teams. Each team initially played a minimum of […]

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Physioworks Health Group Part of New Women’s Health Bra Study Research Project

The health care team at Physioworks Health Group are consistently researching and evaluating specific areas of pain to ensure best understanding and treatment outcomes. Physioworks Exercise Physiologist Megan Jepson is currently involved in a focussed Women’s Health research project with Monash University. The Bra Study research project is looking at the effects of breast size on shoulder, […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 15 [PDF]

 

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Treatment Discounts for Melbourne Marathoners at Physioworks Health Group

Spring rains are bringing the end to the football and netball seasons and many are now turning their participation to the numerous upcoming fun run events in and around Melbourne. The first of seasons major runs is the Melbourne Marathon carnival on Sunday October 17th Physioworks Health Group are offering discounted consultations for Physiotherapy, Massage […]

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Physioworks Health Groups Physiotherapist’s Playing a Key Role in SEFNL Grand Finals

The gloves are off again this week at the Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne. Physioworks Health Group physiotherapists Scott Williams and Paul Kemel are the “opposing” physio’s in the 2016 South East Football Netball League (SEFNL) Grand Final on Saturday between Cranbourne Football Netball Club (Scott) and Berwick FC (Paul), in a replay of last year’s […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting Junior Football Premiership Success

Physioworks Health Group provides physiotherapy and allied health care support to community junior football and netball clubs in and around communities close to our clinics. After another fun season of enjoyment and participation some of the teams that we support experienced the opportunity to play finals and achieve premiership success in 2016. Waverley Park Physiotherapy Centre congratulate […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting the 2016 SEFNL Finals Series

As the allied health care partner of the South East Football Netball League (SEFNL), Physioworks Health Group are proud to support all clubs striving for premiership success across the 2016 SENFL finals series. Physioworks Health Group physiotherapists Scott Williams (Cranbourne Football and Netball Club) and Paul Kemel (Berwick Football Club) will be supporting their clubs across the SEFNL final series. […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supports the 2016 Ellinbank District Football League Finals

Now in our third year as the allied health care partner of the Ellinbank & District Football League (EDFL), Physioworks Health Group are proud of our ongoing support for the EDFL clubs striving for premiership success during the 2016 EDFL finals series. This year, our new clinic, Physioworks Health Group Berwick will be open on Sunday mornings from […]

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EXERCISE: PRACTISING WHAT WE PREACH AT PHYSIOWORKS HEALTH GROUP

Stadium STOMP 2016 We practice what we preach at Physioworks Health Group, and on a bright Sunday in late June a group of Physioworks staff and clients proved it by taking part in Stadium STOMP at the MCG. Stadium STOMP is Australia’s largest consecutive stair climbing challenge, with fundraising for charity as a great aim to help make every […]

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Player Welfare a Key Educational Focus for Physioworks Health Group

Education in Injury Prevention and Management of parents, trainers and coaches is pivotal to our support of local community football/netball leagues and clubs to ensure the welfare of all players during the winter sports season. Across all our clinics, Physioworks Health Group have delivered a series of educational nights to ensure best training and game […]

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Physioworks Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh Supports Victorian Indoor Cricket Victory

  Physioworks Health Group Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh supported the Victorian Women Indoor Cricket as team physiotherapist at the Indoor Cricket National Championships. Held in Melbourne from June 4-11, Matt helped the Open Women’s team in winning the Indoor Cricket grand final over South Australia. Matt reports that while there were no injuries there were […]

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Physioworks Health Group: Cancer & Exercise

At Physioworks Health Group our Exercise Physiology team believe that “exercise really is a medicine for many diseases affecting so many of our community” Every year our Exercise Physiology team prepare and train groups of participants for fun runs and events raising funds for Cancer Research, such as the Mother’s Day Classic. An ongoing topic […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting SEFNL Victory

Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh provided his expertise in supporting the South East Football Netball League (SEFNL) Inter-league team in their 33 point win over the Murray FL in the AFL Victoria Community Championships played at Lonsdale Reserve, Mulwala last weekend.               The Championship’s bring together the inter-league teams from […]

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Physioworks Health Group: Fitness v Fatness

The Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiology team are often asked:  What is more important – Fitness v’s Fatness? KEY STATISTIC:  Being inactive has shown to be responsible for two time (2x) more deaths in Europe than being overweight ( i.e fitness/activity is more important than worrying about being ‘overweight’). As Exercise Physiologist’s dealing with chronic disease populations we regularly […]

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Physioworks Health Group Team “Stomping” for Charity

At Physioworks Health Group our team practice what we preach when it comes to “get up, be active and move” A team, so far made up of 10 members including Physioworks staff and clients, will be participating in Stadium Stomp 2016 on June 26th and will be climbing thousands of stairs at the MCG for our chosen […]

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Physioworks Health Group: Can Exercise Really Reverse Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis (OP) occurs when there is a loss of minerals from the bones, usually in the form of calcium, causing bones to become weakened and fragile increasing the likelihood of breaks. Osteoporosis is most common in the over 60’s age bracket, where 1 in 2 women and 1 in 3 men will have at least one osteoportic […]

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Winter Sport in full swing at Physioworks Health Group

Winter sports are back…the footy and netball season’s are now in full swing. Across April all of our clinics and many of our health care team are involved in supporting numerous early season activities…. at both the elite and the local community level. Physiotherapists David Francis, Ben Shipperd (AFL) and Sam Mayes (VFL), along with […]

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Physioworks Health Group Health Check Edition 13 [PDF]

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Pre-Season Exercise Management: Assessing optimal movement patterns of young athletes

Physioworks Health Group have long been involved in Research Studies to assist the preparation of athletes prior to their season or event Recently I went back to Adelaide to the SANFL U18 Combine where myself and health care colleagues did Functional Movement Screen (FMS) testing on all the players at the Adelaide Oval Indoor Training […]

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Physioworks Matt Lynagh supporting Victorian U18 Women Cricket Champs!!

Physioworks Health Group Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh provided his expertise to the victorious Victorian Women’s team at the 2016 U18’s National Women’s Cricket championships. Held in Canberra over a week in late January, the Victorian team won all 7 games, beating NSW in the final.  It was the first time in 12 years NSW hadn’t […]

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Physiotherapist Jack Manson joins Physioworks Health Group

Physiotherapist Jack Manson is now consulting full time at Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne and Pakenham clinics. Jack graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) in 2015, and has a strong focus in sports physiotherapy having previously worked as a sports trainer at local football clubs (Nar Nar Goon and Devon Meadows), and at […]

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Physioworks Health Group Committed to Best Practice Initiatives

Excellence in patient health care within our clinic environment is the principal philosophy of the Physioworks Health Group. A recent best health care practice initiative is the investment in two Lifepaks AED’s at both of our Cranbourne and Pakenham clinics. The portable automated external defibrillator (AED) can save lives. It is able to treat patient’s […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting 2015/2016 State Cricket Programs

Physioworks Health Group provides physiotherapy services to a range of elite cricket clubs and State Cricket team programs. Physioworks Health Group Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh has been providing physio support to the U15 Victorian Girls Cricket team across the 2015/16 season. Prior to Christmas the team competed in the Under 15’s Girls Australian National Cricket championships held […]

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Physioworks Health Group Christmas Gift Vouchers

Give a gift of Health, Fitness & Well-Being this Christmas with a Physioworks Gift Certificate. BONUS: Get a FREE SPIKEY Massage Ball (valued at $15) when you spend $100 or more* Keep your friends & loved ones fit and healthy for 2016. Our Gift Certificates can be used across all our services including Physio treatments, Sports […]

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Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne Pregnancy Exercise Information Evening

If done correctly, exercising while pregnant is an important for the health and well-being of both mother and baby. Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne Exercise Physiology department offers pre/post natal assessments & exercise classes; and is running a FREE information evening for Pre and Post Natal Exercise on Wednesday 2nd December 2015 at 8pm. Physioworks Health […]

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Physioworks Health Group MOving for Men’s Health this MOVEmber!

MOVEmber is challenging people to make a move every day in November for men’s health. The team at Physioworks Health Group is supporting the Movember challenge of 30 moves in 30 days, encouraging our patients to take up the challenge to help improve their health and general wellbeing. Physioworks Health Group Director Andrew Dalwood said […]

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Physioworks Health Group Director David Francis presented with Collingwood Football Club Service Award

Physioworks Health Group Director David Francis has been awarded the Phonse Kyne Award for outstanding service to the Collingwood Football Club. The annual award was presented to David during the E.W. Copeland Trophy Dinner at Crown Palladium held recently by the Collingwood Football Club to conclude their 2015 AFL season. David Francis, the Head Physiotherapist […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 11 [PDF]

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Physioworks Health Group Assisting in the Drive Toward 2015 Premiership Success

Spring has sprung and finals fever is the air. Physioworks Health Group is supporting the final campaigns of local community football and netball leagues, and numerous local teams as they strive to complete their seasons in premiership glory. As the exclusive Sports Medicine and Allied Health sponsor of the South Eastern Football Netball League (SEFNL) […]

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National Tradies Health Month supported by Physioworks Health Group

Nearly one in every five serious workplace-related injuries (20.6%) involves a tradie, ranking them the third most injured profession, behind labourers (30.4%) and transport workers (25.9%), according to Safe Work Australia’s Key Work Health & Safety Report 2014. Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and regularly ignore aches, pains and body […]

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Physioworks Podiatrist Ben Holland “boots & all” at the EJ Whitten All Star Game

Physioworks Health Group Podiatrist Ben Holland pulled the boots back on for the recent EJ Whitten Legends game. Winding back the clock, Ben significantly contributed to the Allies 24 point victory over Victoria, by giving pre-game podiatry and footwear tips to his fellow teammates. The Legends game, played this year in front of a crowd […]

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Physioworks Health Check June 2015 [PDF]

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Exercise Right with Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiology

Over 70% of Australian’s live with a chronic condition, such as obesity, cardiovascular disease, arthritis or diabetes? Did you know an accredited exercise physiologist can help them live a longer, happier life? Exercise Right Week is an awareness & promotional campaign by Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) issuing a call for all Australians to […]

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Physioworks Health Group Support Pakenham Football Club MND Foundation Fundraiser

Great day and great win by the Pakenham Football Club last Saturday over local rivals the Cranbourne Eagles in the SEFNL League. The club raised money on the day for Motor Neuron Disease Foundation (MND) with a tin rattle for gold coin donations and with a pre-game fundraising lunch. MND CEO, Rod Harris, was the […]

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Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiology Running Group achieve Mother’s Day run goal

Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiologist Brooke DeHey led stoic members of her Exercise Running Group in completing events at the Mother’s Day Classic in Melbourne. The eight ladies from the Physioworks Exercise Group braved cold, wet & windy conditions to complete a range of events, including 4km & 8km running & walking events at the […]

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Physioworks Health Group’s Matthew Lynagh recognised as a Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has recognised and titled Matthew Lynagh as a Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist. Matthew is consulting at the Cranbourne and Pakenham clinics of Physioworks Health Group. To become tilted by the APA, Matthew studied for and completed a Masters in each discipline, needed to work full time as a physiotherapist for […]

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Physioworks Health Group committed to local community health care education

As part of our support for local community sporting leagues and clubs the team at Physioworks Health Group has been holding numerous education sessions to ensure all clubs are well prepared to manage player injuries during the winter sport season. The education sessions, which crossed a range of club administrators and supporters including coaches, trainers […]

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Physioworks Health Group again supporting community football and netball in 2015

Physioworks Health Group continues its ongoing sponsorship of local community sporting leagues and clubs in season 2015, including providing health care service support, education and assistance. Physioworks Health Group is the exclusive Medical and Allied Health Care sponsor of the South East Football Netball League (SEFNL) and the Ellinbank and District Football League (EDFL). These […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 10 [PDF]

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Calf Strains: A common yet preventable injury?

  Written by David Francis and Samuel Mayes. A Soleus or a Gastrocnemius strain? An injury to the calf muscle could be in one of two potential areas: the Soleus or the Gastrocnemius (see diagram). The Soleus works hard, at low to medium speed, think of it as your “locomotion”, powering your movement. A tear […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting the Ellenbank and District Football League in 2015

Physioworks Health Group Director David Francis was a guest presenter at the EDFL information night on Monday 2nd March at Dusties Social Rooms at Western Park, Warragul. It was the first of three information nights for the EDFL for 2015, which are designed to keep all clubs up to date of the latest league developments […]

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Functional Movement Screening for Injury Prevention at Physioworks Health Group

Physioworks Health Group Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh has successfully passed the Function Movement System Level 1 Certification Examination, in order to administer the Functional Movement Screen™ The Functional Movement Screen is a 20 minute patient screening, conducted by certified physiotherapist, using seven (7) functional movements that can predict the risk of injury for athlete/people. Matthew studied […]

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Physioworks Health Check Summer Edition [PDF]

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Physiotherapist Stuart Wishart joins Physioworks Health Group

Stuart Wishart has recently commenced full time physiotherapy practice at Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne and Pakenham clinics. Stuart completed his Masters in Physiotherapy Practice at La Trobe University in 2013 and he is a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association. Previously Stuart has gained experience as an aged care physiotherapist, working with senior aged patients […]

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Exercise Physiologist Megan Jepson joins Physioworks Health Group

The Exercise Physiology (EP) department at Physioworks Health Group continues to expand with Megan Jepson recently joining the EP team, headed by Brooke DeHey. Megan has a Diploma of Health Science, is a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science and recently completed her Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology. Megan Jepson core focus is the exercise […]

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Physioworks Health Group supporting Men’s Health in Movember

Increasing awareness of Men’s Health prompted by Movember is closely aligned to the ongoing core focus of Physioworks Health Group in promoting Health, Fitness and General Wellbeing across our communities. We strongly support the Movember Foundation’s global MOVE initiative encouraging all to get their body moving during Movember, by attending an active event or by […]

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Physioworks Health Group providing health care support at the Australian Over 60’s National Cricket Championships

Over 330 senior cricketers will be donning the whites in the Australian Over 60’s National Cricket Championships starting this weekend Physioworks Health Group will be providing allied health care support to the event to be held at cricket grounds around the Dandenong region from November 8-13. The event attracts 30 teams from around Australia, playing […]

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Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiology Program Educates School Athletes

Physioworks Health Group work with numerous Melbourne secondary schools across a range of school sport programs assisting them in the health care education and development of young athletes. During the recent school holidays, Exercise Physiologists Jude Hewavasam & Brooke DeHey presented at the Loreto Mandeville Hall Aquatic swim camp to over 40 athletes and coaches […]

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Physioworks Newsletter Health Edition 8 [PDF]

 

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Physioworks Health Group supporting the quest for 2014 Premiership success

Physioworks Health Group is supporting the final campaigns of community football and netball leagues, and numerous local teams as they strive to achieve the ultimate success this September. After a long season, nagging injuries are common place, so the Physioworks team play a critical role in assisting with player treatment and management to ensure player […]

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Physioworks Health Group: Father’s Day – How Fit is your Dad?

  So what present have you got planned for your Dad this Father’s Day? After Shave? Soap on a Rope? Bottle of Red? Pair of Sox? A Super Dad T-shirt? Again! Been there, done that? What about asking this question for Father’s Day: How Fit is your Dad? As your Dad gets older he falls […]

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Physioworks Health Group Supporting Tradies and National Tradies Month

To coincide with Tradies National Health Month, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) released a special report in early August “Stop Trading your Health Away” to educate and engage tradespeople on the importance of full body health and safety. Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and regularly ignore aches, pains and body […]

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Physioworks Health Group sponsoring basketballer Lee Belton in 2014

Physioworks Health Group are sponsoring young, talented, local basketballer Lee Belton this season; his first season in the Big V competition. Lee is a well-known local identity in basketball circles around Casey Cardinia, having played for Pakenham Warriors as a junior for a number of years. This season, Lee has earned selection in the Pakenham Warriors […]

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Health Check Newsletter June 2014 Edition [PDF]

 

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Physioworks Exercise Physiology – Are you benefiting from Squats?

The squat exercise is a full body exercise that is compound and trains predominantly the muscles of the thighs, hips and buttocks. This paper will discuss research behind squat techniques, the reason for it and prescription for best athletes. The video at the end then demonstrates correct squatting technique. Squat’s are great way to develop […]

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Physioworks Health Group: Common Paediatric Injuries – The Hip.

Increasing levels of sport, leisure and lifestyle activity means that children often present with a range of injuries that are becoming more common. Physioworks Health Group are continually developing specific approaches in general and sports physiotherapy tailored for the management and treatment of paediatric injuries. Numerous paediatric injuries occur around the hip; including Slipped Upper […]

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Physioworks Health Group Pakenham supporting community football and netball in 2014

The new football and netball seasons have kicked off for season 2014. Physioworks Pakenham continues its ongoing sponsorship of local community sporting leagues and clubs this season including providing health care service support, education and assistance. Physioworks Health Group is the exclusive Medical and Health Care sponsor of two local Leagues: the Casey Cardina Football […]

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Injury prevention and player welfare for local leagues a key focus for Physioworks Health Group

Physioworks Health Group are the exclusive Medical and Health Care sponsor of the Casey Cardinia Football Netball League (CCFNL) and the Ellinbank and District Football League (EDFL) in season 2014. The aim of these community partnerships is to support and assist the league and it’s member clubs with the development of their player health care […]

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Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh joins Physioworks Health Group

Sports Physiotherapist Matthew Lynagh is crossing the border to join the Physioworks Health Group. Matthew, who has been working in Adelaide, recently completed his Masters of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy at the University of South Australia. Since completing his Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2011, Matthew has held a range of private and public clinical, hospital […]

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Physioworks Exercise Physiology: Strength and Fitness for Netball

Physioworks Exercise Physiologist Brooke DeHey presented a pre-season health and fitness seminar last week to the St.Cecilia’s Netball Club. The seminar focussed on Exercise Physiology and netball, specifically strength & fitness for netball & common injury prevention. Twenty-five (25) parents, coaches and players attended to discuss a range of issues from pre-game warm up exercises […]

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Health Check Newsletter March 2014 Edition [PDF]

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Kate’s Steps Bring Us Closer to a Cure

We can’t help everyone BUT everyone can help someone! Physioworks Health Group receptionist Kate Membrey has inspired us all with her awesome effort in raising over $4480.00 for Peter Mac Cancer Research by recently completing the 47.8km Soleful Strutters walk around Melbourne. Over 1400 walkers took part in the event across the weekend, walking 30km […]

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Physioworks Health Group Podiatry: Care for your feet with Foot Orthoses

FOOT ORTHOSES… WHAT ARE THEY? Foot orthoses are insoles that are worn inside the shoe to help improve foot and lower limb biomechanics and dissipate impact forces during gait. Foot orthoses can be custom-made or prefabricated and are made from a variety of different materials. WILL THEY HELP MY BIOMECHANICS? Abnormal motion and instability of […]

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Physioworks Health Group to sponsor the Ellinbank and District Football League

Physioworks Health Group will be the exclusive Sports Medicine and Allied Health sponsor of the Ellinbank and District Football League (EDFL) for the next three seasons. The partnership with the EDFL includes Physioworks providing health care education to member clubs and health support services for the EDFL inter-league teams in 2014. Physioworks Director David Francis […]

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Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiology: What is ‘Whey’ Protein?

  Protein is a key component for a healthy body. Consuming protein in whole foods is achievable however not always easy; therefore a good protein powder is needed when exercising. Protein can be consumed by variety of foods such as eggs, soy, nuts and fish; however the best quality protein available is Whey Protein. Whey […]

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Physioworks Exercise Physiology Group Summer Fun Run

Physioworks Health Group Exercise Physiologist Brooke DeHey recently led members of her Exercise Running Group in completing events at the Susan Classic Fun Run in Melbourne.   Eight runners from the Physioworks Exercise Group completed a range of events, including the Half Marathon, 10km & 5km events at the Susan Classic, an annual summer fun […]

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Physioworks Health Check Edition 5 [PDF]

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Physioworks Health Group Melbourne Marathon Tips: #3 Our Final Tips to help you to achieve your event goal

The multiple events at the Melbourne Marathon Festival present challenges at different levels for all, from experienced athletes to first time runners. Some of our health care and management team at Physioworks are using the challenge of the Melbourne Marathon to get fit for summer. And many of our clients are preparing for one of […]

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Physioworks Health Group Melbourne Marathon Tips: #2 More tips to help you to achieve your event goal

The multiple events at the Melbourne Marathon Festival present challenges at different levels for all, from experienced athletes to first time runners. Some of our health care and management team at Physioworks are using the challenge of the Melbourne Marathon to get fit for summer. And many of our clients are preparing for one of […]

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Physioworks Health Group Melbourne Marathon Tips: #1 Let us help you to achieve your event goal

The multiple events at the Melbourne Marathon Festival present challenges at different levels for all, from experienced athletes to first time runners. Some of our health care and management team at Physioworks are using the challenge of the Melbourne Marathon to get fit for summer. And many of our clients are preparing for one of […]

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Jack Mest Physiotherapist

Physioworks Health Group participate in research study of Oeteoarthritis

Physiotherpist Jack Mest acknowledged in OA Knee clinical trials Physioworks Physiotherapist Jack Mest participated as a treatment provider in a clinical trial in a University of Melbourne NEXA study: ‘The Role of Neuromuscular Exercise for Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) The study looked at the effect of neuromuscular training as a means to improve function and reduce […]

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Physioworks Health Group a key player in the quest for 2013 Grand Final success – updated

As the footy season reaches its climax the Physioworks Health Group is supporting professional and community football teams striving to achieve Grand Final glory this weekend. Niggling injuries are common place after a long season, so the Physioworks team play a critical role in assisting with player management and support in the preparation of players […]

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Common Sport Injury Information Series: Part Two – Calf Strains

PCN Sports Medicine Alliance Providing our players access to the best sports medical providers Our post today is written by: Samuel Myers, Physiotherapist Key difference: A Soleus or a Gastrocnemius strain? An injury to a calf muscle could be in one of two potential areas: the Soleus or the Gastrocnemius (see diagram) A tear or […]

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Physioworks Health Group Off-Season Tips for Improved Athletic Performance In-Season

  Jude Hewavasam, Exercise Physiologist. It’s been a long footy and netball season, & your body needs time to rest & recover from fatigue and/or injury during the season before you get yourself back into exercise. Your off season is the perfect time to firstly rest up your body but then work on specific performance […]

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Physioworks a Key Player in the Quest for 2013 Football Premierships

Physioworks Health Group is supporting professional and community football teams striving to achieve the ultimate success. Niggling injuries are common place after a long season, so the Physioworks team play a critical role in assisting with player management and support in the preparation of players for the finals campaign. The Physioworks team are “hands on” […]

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Tradies National Health Month

Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and ignoring aches, pains and body stress could result in disability and debilitation in the future. The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Steel Blue have created Tradies National Health Month in August to educate and engage tradespeople on the importance of full body health and […]

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Prepare for the Melbourne Marathon with the support of Physioworks Health Group

Physioworks Health Group is pleased to offer all athletes preparing for the Melbourne Marathon 10% of all treatments in the lead up to the event. Our mantra is that “Everyone is an athlete…we just have different events” and the Melbourne Marathon Festival presents a range of events and challenges for the all, from the most […]

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Common Sport Injury Information Series: Ankles

  Ankle injuries are very common on the sporting field. Most ankle injuries will occur to the lateral aspect on the ankle joint, causing disruption to the ligaments that support the joint (see diagrams below). In Football and Netball, the typical mechanism of an ankle sprain is standing or landing on a turned-in foot. The […]

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Physiotherapist Paul Kemel joins the Physioworks Cranbourne and Pakenham

Physioworks Health Care Group has further strengthened our team of health professionals with Physiotherapist Paul Kemel recently joining the group. Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Monash University2012) and he has enhanced his experience working as a physiotherapist in several private practice clinics and aged care facilities around Melbourne. Paul has a strong interest […]

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Nicholas Adcock Physiotherapist

Physioworks Nick Adcock appointed Head Physiotherapist of the Victorian Bushrangers

With the Ashes battle in England fast approaching the nations sporting focus will soon turn to cricket.  While the Australian team focus on reclaiming the urn in UK, the domestic cricket teams are hard at work preparing for the 2013/14 Australian summer. Physioworks Physiotherapist Nick Adcock has been appointed as Head Physiotherapist of the Victorian […]

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Physioworks Health Group Pakenham supporting ROC Football Club in 2013

Physioworks Pakenham continues its ongoing sponsorship of local community sporting clubs in season 2013 by supporting the Rythdale-Officer-Cardinia (“ROC”) Football Club with health care service support, education and assistance. Physioworks Pakenham provides excellence in General, Sports and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and has a specific aim to assist the playing squad of each club – and […]

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Physioworks Health Group Pakenham sponsoring the Pakenham Lions in 2013

Physioworks Pakenham continues its ongoing sponsorship of local community sporting clubs in season 2013 by supporting the Pakenham Football Club with health care service support, education and assistance. Physioworks Pakenham provides excellence in General, Sports and Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and has a specific aim to assist the playing squad of each club – and their […]

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Physioworks Health Group sponsor the Casey Cardinia Football Netball League

Physioworks Health Group will be the exclusive Sports Medicine and Allied Health sponsor of the Casey Cardinia Football Netball League for the 2013 season, and beyond. Jeff Jones, Managing Director of the PCN Sports Alliance, recently announced the 3 year agreement with Physioworks Health Group, which includes Physioworks providing health support services for the Casey […]

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David Francis FACP

David Francis: Collingwood Football Club Special Services Award

    Physioworks Director David Francis recently received a Special Services Award from the Collingwood Football Club. David, who has been the Head Physiotherapist at Collingwood FC for 17 seasons, was recognised by the club for his “outstanding contribution’’ to the club’s Sport Science and Medicine program. Colingwood President Eddie McGuire presented the award to […]

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Physioworks Pakenham Supporting Elite Sporting Teams.

Busy Summer for Physiotherapist Ben Shipperd Summer is a busy time for all with Christmas, school holidays, summer BBQ’s, summer sport and beachgoing. For Physioworks Health Group Physiotherapist, Ben Shipperd, it was a busy summer providing health services for the Collingwood Football Club and Cricket Victoria. Ben, who works at PHG Cranbourne and PHG Pakenham […]

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Physioworks Summer Massage Offer

* Conditions: Package must be bought and paid for upfront as a 5 Massage Package and must be used at the Physioworks clinic that it is purchased to receive the discount offer. Discount of 20% equates to one free massage. Cost of this 5 Massage Package offer depends on the Physioworks clinic selected and if […]

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Like Us on Facebook for Your Chance to Win!

  Massage Therapy is now available at the Physioworks Pakenham, Cranbourne and Camberwell clinics & is an ideal way to ensure you are completely relaxed for a healthy, fun summer. LIKE US on Facebook over summer & you could WIN a 60 minute Massage Treatment at Physioworks Health Group valued up to $90.00* Go to: […]

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Physioworks Health Group Cranbourne a Key Player in the Quest for Premiership Glory

PHG Cranbourne is supporting professional and community football teams striving to achieve the ultimate success. As the football season in most leagues head toward Grand Finals in the coming weeks, the PHG Cranbourne team are hands on in providing health services to local and professional teams in their quest to secure those elusive premierships. At […]

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Keeping Your Backbone in Check – Specialist Physiotherapy Pakenham

Your backbone is made up of three main regions: the cervical backbone, also generally known as the neck; the thoracic backbone or “mid-back” and the back backbone or “lower back”, which holds a lot of your weight and is susceptible to stress or damage. You can secure your backbone and keep it balanced by concentrating […]

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