15th Pacific Games

13 October 2015


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Practitioner Interview – Fiona Jacobs at the 2023 Trampoline World Cup

09 November 2023

Physiotherapist Fiona Jacobs has recently returned from Bulgaria, where she supported Gymnastics Australia’s 5 Trampoline athletes competing at the World Cup in Varna.

We asked her to tell us a bit about the experience . . . .


How and when did you become involved with Gymnastics Australia?

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Practitioner Interview – Brandon Lowe on working as a Physiotherapist in the NPL1

03 October 2023

Physiotherapist Brandon Lowe has just completed the season as Team Physiotherapist for the Avondale FC. The club took out the 2023 NPL VIC Men's Championship, Premiership and also achieved a points record and goals record in NPL1 for the season.


We asked him to tell us a bit about working with the players and club. . . .  


How and when did you become involved with Football (Soccer) and the Avondale FC?  

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Practitioner Interview – Physiotherapist Simone Muscat working with Pole & Aerial Performers

29 June 2023

Physiotherapist Simone Muscat has just returned from Sydney where she supported the performers at Pole Icon, which she said is "the biggest event on the pole calendar”. 

Upon her return she took some time to tell us a little about the experience at the event, and her work with these talented performers . . .


How and when did you become involved with Pole & Aerial Performers? 

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Practitioner Interview – Jennifer Lohmus’ Ice Hockey Work

27 April 2023

Upon the completion of the Australian Ice Hockey League 2022 (AIHL) season with Melbourne Mustangs and Australian Women’s Ice Hockey League 2022/2023 (AWIHL) season working with the Melbourne Mustangs and Melbourne Ice Women, Physiotherapist Jennifer Lohmus went to Sofia, Bulgaria with the Under 18 Australian Boys Ice Hockey Team for the IIHF Division II Group B World Championships.


Now that she’s back, we asked her to tell us a bit about these experiences . . . . 


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Practitioner Interview – Fiona Jacobs working with Gymnastics Australia

29 March 2023

Physiotherapist Fiona Jacobs has just returned from Germany where she supported 15 junior and senior international level MAG and WAG Australian gymnasts competing at the DTB Cup in Stuttgart. 

We asked her to tell us a bit about the experience . . . . 


How and when did you become involved with Gymnastics Australia? 

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Additional Testing Equipment at Alphington Sports Medicine Exercise + Rehabilitation

14 November 2022



We’ve recently added another new piece of testing equipment to our Exercise + Rehabilitation Area – ForceDecks.


ForceDecks allows quick and easy assessment of stability, strength and movement, providing auto-analysed results in real-time.


With this equipment our Physiotherapists can analyse your balance, strength and movement strategies in a range of exercises and jumps. They can monitor rehabilitation progress and injury risk, collect baseline data, and improve performance.


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What is Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy?

24 February 2022
Everything You Need To Know: Laura Yammouni, Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a unique branch of physiotherapy that supports women, men and children’s pelvic health.

Pelvic health is often challenged throughout the course of our lives.

As children, toilet training can be challenging for some, particularly around starting school or with the addition of a new family member. 

For men the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer can lead to urinary leakage and erectile dysfunction.

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Biomechanics Of Pointé: The Need For A Pointé Assessment

24 February 2022

Are you, or do you know, a dancer who is about to begin the next stage of their ballet training and transition to pointé?

Has your teacher asked you to obtain a pointé assessment before getting the green light?

Beginning pointé repertoire is an exciting time in a dancers career; however, with this excitement comes an increase in risk of overuse injuries such as tendinopathies, ankle impingements and bone stress injuries.

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Free Women's Health Physiotherapy Information Sessions

10 February 2022

Updated 15 March 2022

Due to COVID isolation requirements (the presenter is a close contact), we have postponed the second session.

A new date of Saturday 2 April has been set.

The time will remain the same: 1.45pm for a 2pm start

RSVP via: reception@alphingtonsportsmed.com.au

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


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