Running Injuries

Running injuries are highly prevalent and often have a high recurrence rate in the running community. In fact, one of the biggest risk factors and predictors of sustaining a running injury is having had a previous running injury! There is an abundance of evidence around this topic and our Physiotherapists are always updating their skills and knowledge around running injuries and Physiotherapy for runners.

One of the difficulties with running injuries is that runners want to keep running (yes, we get it – some of us are runners too!). So, our team of will aim to ensure we diagnose and treat you with accurately and with best evidence, but we will also work with you to figure out how we can keep you hitting the pavement / trails.

Some common running injuries we deal with include:

Whatever your running injury is, our Physiotherapists at Birtinya and Maroochydore will be able to help and get you running again in no time.

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    Why Choose Us

    • Do I need a Doctor’s referral?

      If you are private paying (i.e. paying for our services yourself or with your Private Health Fund) or covered by Work Cover, NDIS or a Home Care Package you DO NOT need a referral.If you are a DVA or Medicare patient, you will need a referral or EPC referral from a GP.

    • Do you have HICAPs?

      We sure do! Bring your private health insurance card with you and you can claim on the spot with our HICAPs machine. This means that you will only need to pay the gap at the time of your appointment.

    • What happens in the first appointment?

      Your initial appointment will involve a lengthy discussion about your concerns. Your therapist will then need to get some more information about your condition by performing some objective tests and getting some baseline measures. This enables for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan to be formed. If time permits, you will start your treatment as well in the first session!

    • Do I need to bring anything?

      If you have had any scans or reports done in relation to your condition, it is really helpful if you can bring them with you.You should also bring or wear comfortable, loose clothing that allows access to the area of your body needing assessment and treatment.

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    Let us help you feel your best and be your best! Whether that be reducing pain, or getting back to elite level sport, we've got you covered.