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The Coast Sport blog is designed to keep you up to date with our latest learning and development plus ways we can help you with injury management, prevention and performance enhancement.

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August 20, 2019

Feeling Fit for Finals?

Winter is almost over which means we are fast approaching finals fever. After enduring a long season this can be the hardest time for an athlete to […]
May 28, 2019
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Sesamoiditis

icon Sesamoids are small, seed-shaped bones that lie within the flexor tendons underneath the base of the big toe. They protect and absorb shock for both […]
May 13, 2019

Let’s talk about shin splints

icon Medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints, is a common complaint, particularly among those who are involved in running or running based […]
April 29, 2019
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Hamstring strains

icon Anatomy The hamstrings are made up of 3 muscles: biceps femoris (long and short head) laterally, and the semitendinosus and semimembranosus medially. Role of the […]
March 18, 2019
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Common running injuries

icon Most runners are used to having something wrong when they run – some sort of niggle or pain that is just there. Often these may […]
February 20, 2019
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Coast Sport defying gravity to gain ultimate results for patients – AlterG

icon Coast Sport is excited to launch their new training and rehabilitation AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill. The popular local allied health provider is continually stepping it up […]
December 17, 2018
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Why you should get a pre-season screening

icon In the world of sport, Physiotherapists not only play a role in injury rehabilitation, but also in injury prevention and performance enhancement. Pre-season screenings are […]
December 11, 2018
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Top New Years resolutions and tips for sticking to them!

Health and fitness New Years resolutions and how to stick to them! icon Is your New Year’s resolution to start going to the gym or get […]
November 14, 2018
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High ankle sprain – syndesmosis injury

icon High ankle sprains are less common than lateral ankle sprains, but generally are more serious and require a longer recovery. They occur to the ligaments […]
November 5, 2018
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Carbohydrate loading for a half marathon

icon The Central Coast half marathon (21.1km) coming up on Sunday the 25th of November. During a half marathon, there is a high reliance on the […]
October 29, 2018
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Illiotibial band (ITB) syndrome

icon What is it? Iliotibial band (ITB) syndrome is an overuse injury of the fascia (connective tissue) that runs along the outer thigh from the pelvis […]
October 22, 2018
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Osgood Schlatter’s

icon Osgood Schlatter’s disease, medically known as tibial tuberosity apophysitis, is an overuse injury which occurs due to inflammation at the top of the tibia (shin […]