As the seasons change throughout the year, we see a shift in the competitive sports that fill our stadiums and TV screens. The beginning of some means the ending of others, and while some may have had a successful season, there are always those who...

What do you do when you injure yourself? Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation is synonymous with the management of acute injuries. This commonly known term of R.I.C.E, reduces swelling and decreases pain within the first 72 hours post-incident, but is it optimal for recovery in...

Commonly known as the ‘master mineral’, magnesium plays a vital role in activating over 300 different biochemical reactions within the human body. As the fourth most abundant element in the body, this essential mineral assists in maintaining optimal health by: Creating and maintaining bone structure ...

With Federer kicking ass again this year, the disappointed result against Del Potro, and our head therapist Dalibor away with the Australian Davis Cup team, we thought now would be a good time to talk about a pretty common injury in Tennis as well as...

Okay, so, you just came out of your massage, you’re feeling loose, relaxed and ready to reintegrate into the world. As you fumble around for your private health care card, your therapist mentions something to you about what to do when you get home, but...

The idea of public holiday celebrations can be quite daunting when you’re trying to stay healthy. Luckily, Health Place has teamed up with one of our resident dietitian superstars to provide you with some amazing tips. Chuck it on the barbie! Try seafood on the BBQ...

Ice baths have always been somewhat popular within athlete circles for post performance recovery, however, they have now become the mainstream and for good reason. It has become common practice for people who engage in regular exercising to prepare their own ice bath. Believe it...

The Basics The Sciatic nerve can be described as a substantially large nerve which runs from the lower back, all the way down to the legs. The most common symptom that is commonly associated with the sciatic nerve being under pressure (impinged or compressed) is usually pain...

Last week, we discussed why cramps strike and how you may be increasing your likelihood of experiencing them. If you missed it, click here! This time around, we will be concentrating on what you can do to minimise your risk of suffering at grips of pain. The...