How Should You Run? Slow Motion Running Technique

At Fit Clinic we have three types of runners come in for running and gait retraining… 1. Runners wanting to improve technique, 2. People learning to run, or, 3. Runners with some form of injury aiming to overcome it. We then provide corrective exercises for the specific problem, focusing on improved movement patterns. One common…

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Take Exercise Not Paracetamol for Back Pain

A study published in The Lancet from The George Institute for Global Health regarding low back pain and the effectiveness or paracetamol has supported the work Exercises Physiologists have been completing for a while now. The study found that taking paracetamol was no more effective than taking a placebo.  BUT, there were ways it could be improved….. What…

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Fit Clinic is a part of ‘Your Liverpool’

Fit Clinic features in the Your Liverpool publication. Why do we choose do link with Your Liverpool? Your Liverpool is a great community publication with information for and about the local South West community of Liverpool. Fit Clinic provides exercise physiology services to change the health landscape of Liverpool, empowering the community to take ownership…

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Budget Changes Mean You Need To Act On Your Health NOW.

The 2014 Budget had a few hard hitting policies, some major changes in health. The major changes that affect your future healthcare are: 1. From 1 July 2015, previously bulk billed patients will pay $7 a visit towards the cost of standard GP consultations and out-of-hospital pathology and imaging services. 2. The Medicare Benefits Schedule  (MBS)…

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A Healthy Approach to Weight Management

By Aaron King Exercise Physiologist   What do we need to know to consider what is a ‘healthy’ approach? Nutrition gives us part of the story so it’s important to touch on, although physical activity is the main focus here. Michael Pollan’s book, “In Defense of Food” provides us with a small nugget of wisdom…

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