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How to best manage a cork!

A muscle contusion, or more commonly referred to as a cork is an accumulation of blood in tissue resulting from a blunt force trauma from an object or another person, commonly seen in sport. Though these injuries can occur in any muscle group, they are particularly common within the quadriceps. We tend to see this type of injury quite often in contact sports such AFL and Rugby, though they also occur in cricket and hockey where a hard ball can strike the player. Contusions can range from minor impacts, resulting in discomfort and not affecting activity, to severe, with significant pain and loss of function.  

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Physiotherapy and dizziness

Dizziness is a prevalent issue in our everyday life and we can all relate when someone tells us that he/she is feeling dizzy. More often than not, we put dizziness down to feeling sleep deprived or being dehydrated, and it goes away on its own. However, what happens when you have it so frequently or if it is not improving? Sounds worthwhile checking it out as there may be more to it!
 

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Menopause and Osteoporosis, how can exercise help?

Menopause is the most significant health event in a womens life. It is defined as the last menstrual period and the average age of onset is 51 years. With the average life span of a female in Australia now extended to 84.6 years, most women will spend more than one third of their life time beyond the menopause years.