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Breathe easy – If it’s not angina, why the chest pain?

By Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine + Body Gold Coast. Let’s start by making a definitive statement: “All chest pain needs to be investigated as if of cardiac origin”. There are many reasons why


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Stress Fractures

By Timothy Morris, Osteopath, Spine and Body Gold Coast.   Stress fractures are a common overuse injury. Stress fractures occur predominately in bones subject to excessive load bearing. They are a type of fracture occurring


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Living with Arthritis

By Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast. The word “arthritis” comes from the Greek word “arthros” meaning joint. The suffix “itis” refers to inflammation hence “arthritis” simply means “inflammation of a


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Acute Injures – What you need to know

By Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast.   The term “acute” refers to an injury that has occurred recently as compared to “chronic” which describes an injury persisting for three months


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Why an ageing spine is worse than wrinkles

By Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast. Most of us spend considerable time and money fighting the visual effects of ageing such as wrinkles and crow’s feet whereas in reality a


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Avoiding Neck and Upper Limb Pain when working overhead

By Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast.   All occupations have inherent risk factors usually linked to prolonged loading of body structures created through repetitive movement. These risk factors become more


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6 things you need to know about lower back pain

By Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast.   80% of us will encounter acute low back pain at least once in our lives. It is important to manage acute low back


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A Better Life Through Better Balance

By Peter Georgilopoulos – APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast.     Poor balance is without doubt one of the highest risk factors influencing mortality and morbidity in the senior population. Falls are the largest


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What to do with an Achilles Tendon Injury?

Achilles tendinopathy – the curse of the ageing athlete? By Peter Georgilopoulos APA Sports Physiotherapist   A recurrent problem facing many elite and recreational runners is Achilles pain and stiffness. Previously, this has been described


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HIIT your physique and cardio fitness this spring

By Peter Georgilopoulos – APA Sports Physiotherapist, Spine and Body Gold Coast.     It is the time of year when everyone looks to shed the winter coat.  Fitness trends come and go and it appears that


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