Entries by Bellbird Sports & Spinal

James & Andrew to become Spartan Champions!

Andrew Cobb and James McGregor have entered the upcoming Spartan Sprint Race at the MCG on Saturday 8th December 2018. This is the shortest of the Spartan races, being a 5km “fun” run with over 20 obstacles along the course. The catch is if you fail an obstacle you have to do 30 burpees. Andrew […]

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Attention teenagers of Australia! Talking about the loo shouldn’t be taboo!

  Despite what many in the public believe, bladder problems and bowel problems – known as incontinence – are not isolated to pregnant women, mothers, or the elderly. In support of this is recent data published by the Continence Foundation of Australia that states… “Between 20,000 and 60,000 Australians aged 13 to 18 experience some […]

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Pelvic Girdle Pain

  According to the 2018 syllabus for ‘The Pregnant Pelvis’ (presented by the APA) 20-25% of pregnant women and 7% of postpartum women suffer from pelvic girdle pain.   Some signs that may indicate you suffer from Low Back-Pelvic Girdle Pain include:   Your area of pain is predominantly at the front of your pelvis […]

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Pilates…Sink your Teeth into it.

When looking for love, what single guy or gal doesn’t do a little window dressing to make themselves more attractive to potential love interests?  A recent study into the workings of online dating confirm that using the word ‘Pilates’ in your profile will increase your chance of landing a mate up to 160%! Other sure […]

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Tendon Pain…

Had a niggling pain around the knee or Achilles during the season? Been trying to increase your running distance but pulling up too sore? Now is the best time to get your injuries rehabilitated! Wherever you find a muscle attaching to a bone, you nearly always have a tendon at the attachment site. Tendons are […]

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Bladder Leakage During Sport & Exercise: a major issue impacting women from adolescence to adulthood

  Did you know the incidence of bladder leakage AKA urinary incontinence in female athletes can be as high as 80%, particularly in sports that involve jumping, running, and frequent changes in body position such as netball, trampolining, gymnastics, hockey, soccer and cycling.1,2 Urinary incontinence & adolescent female gymnasts Stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the spontaneous […]

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Putting my finger on your jaw pain…

  There are many causes of jaw pain and some of them cannot be addressed through myotherapy BUT there is one that Myotherapy treatment can nail really well; painful muscular trigger points. These painful areas of hypertonic muscle occur in the prime mover muscles of the jaw when excess tension builds up, due to clenching, […]