News and Info

Welcome to Star Physio’s news section. Here we provide a range of articles and tips on preventing, and recovering from, injury.

Triathlon Best ways to train like a pro!

Triathlon Best ways to train like a pro!

Triathlon - Best tips to train and perform like the pro’s Since working as Team Physiotherapist for Triathlon Australia, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of getting to work closely and learn from some of the world’s best endurance coaches and athletes.  When put in an...

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Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Lower Back Pain Information. Dr Kevin Wernli, PhD in lower back pain is an expert physiotherapist who works at Star Physio in Mosman Park.  Listen to Kevin speak about new information about chronic and ongoing lower back pain and how we can help you! For...

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Knee rehab to recon in 2022

Knee rehab to recon in 2022

Knee rehab to recon in 2022 Are you a GP dealing with patients with knee pain? Are you up to date with the latest research and information on conservative management of knee pain, arthritis and the GLA:D Program? Are you aware of the new advances in technology and...

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Indoor cycling

Indoor cycling

​ TOP INDOOR CYCLING TIPS FOR WINTER By Dan Davis, Star Physiotherapist, Exercise Physiologist and Bikefit Professional. Heading into the colder months many of us will resort to cycle training on the stationary bike aka ‘the turbo’. Changing to this setup has a range...

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Triathlon Physiotherapy

Triathlon Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy for elite triathletes. Triathlon Australia Team Physio Blog #1 James Lewin. Star Physio Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist Earlier this year, I was asked to be team physiotherapist for the Triathlon Australia ‘Podium Centre’ team, who are coached by...

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Hamstring Injury

Hamstring Injury

​Hamstring injury treatment. Australian rules football is the most prevalent and physical sport in Australia, well known for the athleticism of the players to manoeuvre and kick an oval-shaped ball in various directions. For many years in AFL, hamstring strain has...

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Pink Bikefit Winter Special!

Pink Bikefit Winter Special!

$50 off Pink Bikefit Special! To celebrate Jai Hindley's historic Giro D'Italia victory, and the winner's "Maglia Rosa" or Pink Jersey, Star Physio are offering a special winter offer of $50 off all full priced professional bikefits! ... but there is a catch... To...

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GLA:D Osteoarthritis Program

GLA:D Osteoarthritis Program

GLA:D Education and Exercise for Arthritis Program at Star Physio Free Info Session Thursday 16th June, 12.00 at our West Perth Office with Aaron and Alex. Book here now! GLA:D®, or Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by...

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Best running shoes for injury

Best running shoes for injury

Choosing the best running shoes for injury. RUNNING SHOES AND INJURY Experiencing a running-related injury is a common part of the running experience that everyone from elite runners, to those starting their running journey may experience at some point. When we run,...

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Top tips for walking fitness

Top tips for walking fitness

Top Tips for Walking Fitness and Reducing Injury Risk! As the official Health and Fitness partners of the​ Walk for Women's Cancer , Star Physio WA’s Julie Pham (Podiatrist & Physiotherapist) offers her advice as you prepare for this special event, and for all of...

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Busselton 100 Massage and Physio

Busselton 100 Massage and Physio

Busselton 100 Massage and Physiotherapy Friday 29th April - Sunday 1st May Star Physio is the Official Physiotherapy Partner of Triathlon WA. Out team will be providing massage, taping, injury treatment and performance advice across the inaugural Busselton 100...

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Avoid running injuries

Avoid running injuries

Running Injury and Prevention Top Tips with Star Physio. Star Physio are proud to be the official physiotherapy and running injuries prevention partners of the Chevron City to Surf for Activ, which we look forward to the return of in 2023! Check out this great video...

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Top Tips

Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Top Tips

Plantar Fasciitis - Treatment Top Tips! What is it? Plantar Fasciitis, heel pain or heel spurs is broadly described as pain near the heel of the foot. It is usually as an overuse injury, although the experts at Star Physio describe it as an “under-prepared injury”...

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Strength Training and Decay

Strength Training and Decay

Best advice to maintain strength without a gym? Steve Jeffries, Senior Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning Expert shares the best advice to maintain your strength training if you can't get to the gym. If you are not sure why you should be worried about your...

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Persistent Pain Treatment

Persistent Pain Treatment

Dr Kevin Wernli (PhD Lower Back Pain). Persistent Pain and Chronic Pain Expert. Have you or someone you know got persistent or ongoing back pain that you can't get under control? Is this pain stopping you from doing the things you love? Have read through this...

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Avoid the festive fall down!

Avoid the festive fall down!

Star Physio's top tips to keep things under control! Let your hair down! Don't worry too much about what you do in the week between Christmas and New Year, worry about the other 51 weeks of the year! Try and keep up a bit of strength work! Keeping strong has one of...

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Top Tips for Post Injury Running Shoes

Top Tips for Post Injury Running Shoes

Running Shoes and Injury. It can be frustrating for a runner to be sidelined with an injury. The act of running places considerable stress on the muscles, joints, tendons and ligaments – even the most experienced and efficient runners see loads of 2.5-3x their body...

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Are you getting saddle pain while cycling?

Are you getting saddle pain while cycling?

Saddle pain in cyclists is very common! Did you know that saddle pain and saddle sores are one of the most common, but least talked about problems in cyclists, from amateur to elite? Prior to the London Olympics, an anonymous survey revealed that it was the number one...

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Star Physio Summer Specials!

Star Physio Summer Specials!

Summer Physio Specials at Star Physio. Just when we thought it was safe to start "feeling normal" , enter lockdown #2!  Hopefully we have dodged this one with only minor pain and we can look forward to a full calendar or events this year. Star Physio are once again...

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5 Best Volleyball Strength Exercises

5 Best Volleyball Strength Exercises

The 5 Best Strength Exercises For Volleyball Check out these 5 great strength exercises to keep you strong and ready to hit the volleyball courts again soon with less injuries, a bigger jump and more power! What are you waiting for??? Volleyballers, are...

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Running during COVID-19

Running during COVID-19

RUNNING IN (gym) LOCKDOWN! With all that is currently happening in the world, most notably the closure of gym facilities, we are seeing a rise in the number of people undertaking exercise outdoors, predominantly running. This is fantastic to see (as we...

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Social Distancing Special Offers

Special Offers to keep you keeping on!   Stop putting up with that pain! Get in ASAP and let one of our expert physios give you an accurate diagnosis and a program to get you back on track. 10% off all full priced consultations with any of our expert...

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Don’t Neglect Your Indoor Cycling Position!

Don’t Neglect Your Indoor Cycling Position!

Bikefit for your indoor trainer bike! In the uncertain environment we currently live, courtesy of COVID-19, our freedom of movement is likely to be compromised at some stage, and that stage is likely to be sooner rather than later. What that looks like in...

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Updated Protocols around COVID-19

Updated Protocols around COVID-19

We're being extra vigilant for your health and safety Firstly, we'd like to reassure all of you that as a team of health professionals, hygiene and cleanliness is always a top priority for us. However, we're taking extra precautions along with our regular...

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Is running bad for my knees?

Is running bad for my knees?

Are you afraid running will wear out your knees? Ruth Chang is a senior musculoskeletal physiotherapist and keen runner and triathlete. Ruth works with clients ranging from high level athletes to people in pain who are just trying to get moving again. She...

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Can I ride through that pain?

Can I ride through that pain?

Can I push through that pain while I am cycling? 5 weeks out from the iconic West Cycle Dams Challenge, as cyclists start pushing their bodies a bit harder in training, it is common to get a few niggles while riding. Star Physio are experts in cycling...

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Star Physio’s expert Triathlon Team

Triathlon WA Star Physio Lecture Series 2020 Presentation Team. Star Physio are proud to boast a team of physiotherapy experts who are also passionate about the sport of triathlon, competing regularly in TWA events. Damian Oldmeadow is a physiotherapist...

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