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The Barefoot Physiotherapy Plan

20 April, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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Ever get that feeling like life is just passing by? Like you want to be out on the field playing but you’re hanging on the sideline ? Are you wondering what it would look like if you were living your “Barefoot Lifestyle”? You know you enjoy being fully part of it, in fact maybe you […]

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Five steps to living the Barefoot Lifestyle

13 April, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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Discuss your Problems: Our holistic therapy approach is based on a partnership between you and us. This starts by us truly knowing and understanding your story and why you have come to Barefoot for help. We then use specific nerve and orthopaedic tests to determine our initial hands on treatment that starts you on the […]

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2017 Australian Small Business Champion Awards

6 April, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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On Saturday the 1st of April our fearless leader Sal landed in Sydney to attend the national Australian Small Business Champion Gala dinner and Awards ceremony. The awards ceremony was held at the Westin in Sydney, with over 1000 guests in attendance!  This was an incredible honour for Barefoot. The awards night focused on recognising and awarding outstanding […]

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Snapping hip syndrome

30 March, 2017 | Author: Miranda Zeller Posted in: Case Study Treatment
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As many dancers know, your body can be placed under a lot of stress through continuous exercise and training. It’s extremely important to listen to your body to ensure that it is well looked after, allowing you to focus on what you do best – dance! To discuss this in more detail, we sat down with […]

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Common knee injuries and how to treat them

24 March, 2017 | Author: Caitlin Sargent Posted in: Case Study Treatment
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In this post we will focus on knee injuries, and what treatment may be required to get back to living your barefoot lifestyle! Common knee injuries can occur through daily movements and activities, whether it be a car ride, sport or landing differently on your knee. Three common knee injuries we will look at are ACL, PCL and […]

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Knee ligaments and injury

16 March, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Case Study Treatment
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The knee is vital for everyday functions, yet it is often poorly understood. There are many misconceptions about what is ‘good’ or ‘bad’ for knees and exactly what is going on inside the joint. The knee is identified as a hinge joint, meaning it primarily moves in one direction (ie bending and straightening). It is […]

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Turnout: The do’s and don’ts for dancers

9 March, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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In classical ballet, technique turnout or hip external rotation is ideally 180 degrees of rotation outwards of the hips, knees and feet. The bad news is that for most dancers this is a physical impossibility. The good news is there are ways of safely maximising your turnout, all of which can be included in conditioning programs […]

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Training, perseverance and knowledge!

2 March, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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Ever wondered what the training regime was like for an athlete? We recently sat down with Nick Fadden to hear about his training regime and what he does to ensure his body is able to perform at the highest level. Interview with Nick Fadden: Q: You have previously competed in 800m, 400m and 400m hurdles […]

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Getting Swim Fit

23 February, 2017 | Author: Vicki Mastin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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Have you been itching to get back in the water after years of dry feet? Are you new to swimming and just don’t know where to start? Have you signed up for a triathlon and need to get back into the pool for those fun squad sessions? The most incredible thing about swimming is that […]

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Flying Fresh – 5 tips on travelling right

16 February, 2017 | Author: barefoot_admin Posted in: Barefoot Lifestyle
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Senior Barefoot Physiotherapist Cherelle is escaping Brisbane twice this year to some pretty epic wedding destinations… One being a winter wedding in Sweden and the other a summer wedding in Italy! While this sounds incredibly glamorous, we all know that the actual ‘travel’ part of travelling is not so glamorous. So we thought we would […]

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