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.

Strength Training and Decay

Strength Training and Decay

How can I maintain strength without a gym? Steve Jeffries, Senior Physiotherapist and Strength and Conditioning Expert, with the additional expertise of Star Physio Director Dr Merv Travers (PhD)share the best information on maintaining your strength training while...

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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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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...

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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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Coffee and performance

Coffee and performance

Coffee dosages in typical coffee drinks. Athlete or not, coffee is one of the most commonly ingested drinks in the world. Many of Star Physio's staff and clients take their coffee pretty seriously either for taste, performance or fashion! Many people do...

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Injury Prevention Podcast with James Debenham

Injury Prevention Podcast with James Debenham

Injury prevention and rehabilitation with James Debenham, PhD | EP#209. That Triathlon Show James Debenham, PhD, is a physiotherapist and Director at Star Physio, a researcher and university lecturer, as well as an accomplished Ironman athlete himself. He...

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Star Physio Bikefit at Tour Down Under 2020

Star Physio Bikefit at Tour Down Under 2020

Course - Management of cycling injuries and bikefit. January 2020, Adelaide, February 2020, Perth. The Australian Physiotherapy Association have asked Star Physio's principal physiotherapist, Damian Oldmeadow, to present courses to physiotherapists on...

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Refit – The problem with knee angles.

Refit – The problem with knee angles.

Bikefit Review using Gebiomized Technology Star Physio Ruth Chang is an experienced physiotherapist and accomplished endurance triathlete, coaching and competing with GK Endurance. After having a "professional bikefit" using a Retul system, she was told...

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Star Physio supporting WA Cycling Teams

Star Physio supporting WA Cycling Teams

Jordan Keightley to travel to Malaysia with Team Velofit Star Physio's expert massage therapist Jordan Keightley will work with the Velofit Australia Cycling Team at the Tour de femina Malaysia in September. Jordan will provide injury management and...

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Free injury prevention program for musicians.

Free injury prevention program for musicians.

Star Physio and WASO Star Physio are proud to be the official physiotherapy partners of the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra (WASO). We work closely with the musicians and orchestra support staff in prevention and management of injuries. Injuries in...

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Running Physio: Over-pronation and Flat Feet.

Running Physio: Over-pronation and Flat Feet.

Questions for the running physio: “I have flat (pronated) feet hence, I need supportive shoes to reduce my risk of injury” by Dan Davis, Running Physiotherapist, Exercise Scientist, Elite Triathlete, Marathon Runner, Track Runner. Star Physio Pronation (or...

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Does the right running shoe reduce injury risk?

Does the right running shoe reduce injury risk?

Running shoes, injury risk and FAQ’s , By Dan Davis, Physiotherapist and Exercise Scientist- Star Physio Having worked in the running shoe industry for several years, I’ve had the pleasure of working with a diverse clientele, from which common some...

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Lower back pain treatment without drugs and surgery

Lower back pain treatment without drugs and surgery

Are you suffering from back pain or neck pain? Have you been advised to have scans or x-rays? Have you been told you need to rest because of your pain? In the past, health professionals believed that pain was a sign of damage, and that if you had pain it was important...

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Bikefit $100 off using world leading technology!

Bikefit $100 off using world leading technology!

Winter is here and it is a great time to make sure you are in the best possible cycling position. Get in touch with Star Physio to take advantage of this great offer with a bikefit using Perth's only saddle pressure stability system to find your ideal...

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