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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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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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Why hamstring flexibility is important and how to achieve it rapidly.

Written by Peter Georgilopoulos, APA Sports Physiotherapist Hamstring flexibility is highly desirable in most sports involving running and is an integral part of activities such as dancing, gymnastics and martial arts. The desire for hamstring


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