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What is the difference between an Exercise Physiologist and a Physiotherapist

While there are some similarities between the two professions, an exercise physiologist and a physiotherapist have their own skill set and scope of practice which demonstrates how they differ. Both exercise physiologists and physiotherapists complete a minimum of four years study at university and must adhere to strict accreditation requirements which includes completing a minimum …

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10 Benefits of Walking

10 Benefits of Walking One of the most popular forms of exercise in the world is walking. Almost everyone is familiar with the goal of 10,000 steps per day and almost everyone knows that going for a regular walk can be great for your overall health, but how many people are familiar with why walking …

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Running injuries

Runners often present to Up & Active Physiotherapy with injuries to their lower limbs. Over the past 15 years I have treated a number of runners and today I am going to discuss with you why running isn’t a balanced exercise and often leads to injury.  The first error is most often from training load errors, …

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