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Injury Rehab Centre sponsors Bentleigh Junior FC

football news Apr 19, 2018

Footies back and it’s with great pride that we announce that the Physiotherapist and Osteopaths from Injury Rehab Centre in Cheltenham will be sponsoring the Bentleigh Junior Football Club for the next 3 years!

Junior football helps many children stay fit and active but unfortunately like any sport can also be a source of pain and injury on young growing bodies.

Our aim has always been to be the GO-TO Physio and Osteo resource in our community for helping people achieve their health goals, including making sure children of all ages are healthy to participate in junior level sport, having fun with their friends, pain-free.

We will be providing the level of Physio support and service to BJFC using the latest assessment technology (including our very own trademarked Movement Assessment Tool used by AFL teams and thousands of practitioners worldwide), measuring flexibility, strength and balance to identify early kids who are at risk of injury, and providing the...

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AFL Injuries. A story of Running, Kicking and Screaming

football Nov 28, 2016

Aussie rules, our religion. Even when we are not playing or watching it, it’s still taking up the back 8 pages of the newspaper with the recent league draft. These younger players are the most at risk of injury as they adapt to the stresses and strains of playing professional football. But what about your non elite player?

At the Injury Rehab Centre we see many footballers presenting to our Phyiotherapists and Osteopaths in Cheltenham for football related injuries, particularly hamstring strains.

Australian Rules Football is played by over 224,000 Australians and ranked as the eleventh most popular sport played by kids and adults. Hamstring injuries continue to be the most prevalent and recurring injury that many Australian Rules football players have to deal with. Hamstrings are considered one of the “big three” injuries along with ACL and groin injuries. Elite players have missed an average of 21 games at the professional level over the past 10 years due to...

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