Things you may not know about Exercise Physiology

23 November 2017

Accredited Exercise Physiologists may seem relatively new on the Allied Health scene, but they've been around for a while now. Whilst the profession is becoming more familiar, there is still a lot that people aren't aware of.

So here's a few things that you may not know about what an Exercise Physiologists can offer.

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50% off ViMove Assessments during December

23 November 2017

At Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic we understand that your pain and movement is as unique as your fingerprint, and have therefore embraced cutting edge clinical technology - ViMove.

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Cooking With Kristen - Chicken Larb with Asian Greens

22 November 2017

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

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Welcome Back Darren Austin

13 November 2017

We've welcomed Physiotherapist Darren Austin back to the Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic team!

 

He's returned to us after being on tour with the Volleyball Team Australia Men Volleyroos as Head Physiotherapist and working in the U.K. as well as taking some time off to travel.

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THE ALPHINGTON HUDDLE

13 September 2017


Issue 2 of THE ALPHINGTON HUDDLE, our quarterly eNewsletter, is out now.

It's our way of keeping you up to date with what's going on at / with our clinic and practitioners as well as providing you with useful and interesting information.

Check out the Spring 2017 issue here - Happy reading everyone!

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Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic Open Until Sunday 17 September

29 August 2017

The 2017 winter sporting season is coming to an end and so is our Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic at Warringal Private Hospital.

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Cooking with Kristen - Homemade Kebabs

10 August 2017

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

 

Easy Homemade Kebabs with Spring Salad

Healthy and kebab are words we don't offer hear in the same sentence. But these fresh, veggie packed wraps are the perfect healthy alternative to the much loved greasy weekend kebab.

My top tip: add grated zucchini to the lamb mixture. It's a great way to sneak in extra vegetables plus it helps to keep the meat juicy!

 

INGREDIENTS

Kofta (lamb meatballs)

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THE ALPHINGTON HUDDLE

27 June 2017

Introducing THE ALPHINGTON HUDDLE, our new quarterly eNewsletter.

Its our way of keeping you up to date with what's going on at / with our clinic and practitioners as well as providing you with useful and interesting information.

Check out the Winter 2017 issue now - Happy reading everyone!

Subscribe to our mailing list to receive future issues.

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Cooking With Kristen - Vegetable Frittata

20 June 2017

Kristen Papathanasiou is our Accredited Practising Dietitian and an Accredited Sports Dietitian.

 

Vegetable Frittata

 

Eggs aren't just for breakfast.

Frittatas are great for when you're pressed for time. Pair it with a fresh salad for a quick and easy meal, or portion it up for a high protein, super-satisfying snack.

Leftover vegetables works well in this dish so get creative!

 

INGREDIENTS

Makes 3 main meals or 6 snacks

6 whole eggs

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VIC U-18 Basketball Success

18 April 2017

Alphington Sports Medicine Physiotherapists Karina Chilman and Madeleine Ellis have just returned from Townsville where they got the sweet taste of success in the form of Australian U18 Basketball Championships gold with the Vic Metro Mens and Vic Country Womens teams.

For a full list of the results check out Basketball Australia's website: http://twitter.com/BasketballAus/status/853401302553944064

Karina Chilman: 2nd from the right, back row with the mens team.

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Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic Re-opening: Saturday 25 March

16 March 2017

The winter sporting season is upon us again and as such our Weekend Walk-In Injury Clinic at Warringal Private Hospital will be re-opening, with the addition of a plastering service too!

If someone is injured on a weekend, from Saturday 25 March onwards, and requires medical assistance but doesn't need to go to or want to wait in an emergency department they can drop in to:

Warringal Private Hospital Day Surgery

Suite 13 - Level 3, 216 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg.

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Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport

12 January 2017

5th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport

Berlin, Germany. 27-28 October 2016
A summary from Sport and Exercise Physician Dr David Bolzonello

"The main value was reassurance that we here in Melbourne are using best practice principles and that we do manage our athletes well."

Australians were well represented from all our key sports and four of the seven sessions were moderated by Australians, Sport and Exercise Physicians Michael Makdissi, Martin Raftery, and Paul McCrory, who is also a neurologist, and Gavin Davis, Neurosurgeon.

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ASMC Update

21 November 2016

REMINDER: We're not going anywhere . . . yet!

Even though this (see image above) happened last week, nothing is changing - at least not for a while.

We have an ongoing lease in the building & the sale is simply phase 1 of our plan to bring the entire business together.

While we search for a suitable new building we will continue to offer our services as per usual - both at Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic, 339 Heidelberg Rd AND via the Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre at no. 376.

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Exciting times ahead for Alphington Sports Medicine

06 October 2016

Don't panic if you notice a For Sale sign out the front of our Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre building - we're not going anywhere . . . yet.

We have an ongoing lease in the building and the sale is simply phase one of a plan to bring our entire business together under one roof.

While we search for a suitable new building we will continue to offer our services as per usual - both at the Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic, 339 Heidelberg Road, and via the Exercise + Rehabilitation Centre at number 376.

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Vale Steve Evans

27 September 2016

A highly experienced sports physiotherapist with a passion for basketball, Steve Evans was one of the founders of Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic. He sadly passed away last year after a long and courageous battle with his health.

Steve was a crucial part of the clinic growing to what it is today. He bought a wealth of knowledge and friendship along the journey and he fostered a culture of caring for everyone around him.

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