Building Development Update

02 December 2019

The picture says it all!
 

Demolition of the rear of our Clinic building is done - it all happened very quickly late last week.

Obviously there is still some clean up to do, but after that construction of the new section can begin.

 

We’re still open for business - using the front of the Clinic at 339 Heidelberg Rd along with our Exercise + Rehab Centre at 376 Heidelberg Rd.

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CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOURS

25 November 2019

The festive season is fast approaching so we wanted to take this chance to say:

Merry Christmas to all - we wish you a happy & healthy 2020!

PLEASE NOTE:

Our standard hours over the Christmas and New Year period are: Monday to Friday 8.00am - 8.00pm, Saturdays 8:30am - 12.00pm

We are closed on Sundays from 8 December to 26 January and on the following Public Holidays: Wednesday 25 & Thursday 26 December 2019 + Wednesday 1 & Monday 27 January 2020.

We will be closing at 2.00pm on Tuesday 24 & 31 December.

 

 

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Cooking With Kristen: Salty-Sweet Smoothie

21 November 2019

Serves 2

A healthy snack that will appeal to every member of the family.

 

Salty-Sweet Smoothie

 

Going into summer this works a treat as an after school snack and will be sure to keep the kids out of your hair until dinner!

One serving is packed with protein, calcium and fibre, all essential nutrients for growing, active kids.

This recipe can easily be adapted to suit your taste and dietary needs.

 

Ingredients:

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Renovation Update

05 September 2019

We're embarking on a major renovation to the main clinic building at 339 Heidelberg Road. Our plan is to bring the services we have at our two sites, Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic (ASMC) and Alphington Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre (AERC), under one roof and rejuvenate the Clinic.

 

Here's an update on the project:

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Madeleine Hook - Regional Tour Physiotherapist for The Australian Ballet

27 August 2019

Having just returned from a month long tour working with The Australian Ballet, we asked Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic Physiotherapist Madeleine Hook a few questions about her experience.

 

When & how did you become involved with The Australian Ballet?

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Cooking With Kristen - Hearty Vegetable Curry

22 August 2019

Serves: 4-6
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Total cost: $11.85

 

Warm the body instantly with a bowl of this flavor-packed curry.
It’s also a surefire way to meet your daily vegetable serves.

 

Hearty Vegetable Curry
 

Ingredients:

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Service relocation during renovation

11 June 2019

Due to renovation work on our main (Clinic) building at 339 Heidelberg Road, we will be relocating some of our services.

 

As of Monday 17 June all Physiotherapy, Massage, and Occupational (Hand) Therapy appointments will be at our Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre (AERC), 376 Heidelberg Road, until further notice.

 

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The Renovation Is Coming!

30 May 2019

Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic will soon embark on a major renovation to the main clinic at 339 Heidelberg Rd. Our plan is to bring the services we have at our two sites (ASMC and AERC) under one roof and to rejuvenate the clinic.


Here's some key points about the project:

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Simone Muscat - Physiotherapist with the Carlton AFLW team.

28 May 2019

With season 3 of the AFLW now complete, we found time to sit down with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic Physio Simone Muscat to discuss her involvement.

 

How and when did you become involved with the Carlton FC and AFLW?

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Cooking With Kristen - Easy Rainbow Salad

16 May 2019

Healthy Eating doesn’t have to be hard!

Prepare the roasted vegetables beforehand and you could throw together this balanced meal in a matter of minutes.

 

Easy Rainbow Salad
 

Ingredients:

1 packet of quinoa (microwaved)
120g rocket
1 can chickpeas, drained
1-2 cups in-season roasted vegetables
80g feta cheese
Olive oil and balsamic vinegar

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Additional Sports Trainer Course - Sunday 19 May

29 April 2019

Still need your Sports Trainer qualification for the 2019 footy season?

 

We’ve added one more Sports Trainer Course to the schedule for the Northern Football Netball League (NFNL) – Sunday 19 May.

 

Sports Trainers Course (NFNL & AFL Accredited)

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Improvements To Classes

19 March 2019

To provide you with more more flexibility when undertaking your individualised exercise program, we are converting our two pilates rooms into one integrated Exercise Area. You'll find a range of equipment (gym, pilates & other) all accessible in the one space, enabling you to maximise your time at the Centre while still accommodating for your individual needs.

The new space also comes with a revised timetable.

 

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Private Health Insurance Natural Therapy Reforms - Pilates

28 February 2019
Important changes - what you need to know!

Overview:

The Department of Health's private health insurance (PHI) reforms for natural therapy take effect on 1 April 2019.
Private health insurance rebates will no longer be available for a number of natural therapies including Pilates.
Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists will be the only practitioners who can deliver exercises drawn from Pilates within their scope of practice and claim rebates.

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Gaylene McKay - Physiotherapist with the Melbourne Boomers WNBL team

19 February 2019

Now that the 2018/19 WNBL season is over, we chatted with Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic Physiotherapist Gaylene McKay about her involvement.

 

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Cooking With Kristen - No Cook Vietnamese Salad

19 February 2019

Prep time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4


Ingredients

200g brown rice vermicelli noodles

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