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Put your best foot forward in the finals!

Cairns Netball teamNetball finals are just around the corner and athletes will be pushing their bodies to breaking point, striving to come home as strongly as possible. It’s the tail end of the season when bodies are tired, and this is a common time for netball injuries to happen.

There are two main categories of injuries that can occur – acute and chronic. Chronic injuries come about over a long period of time and are in broad terms “wear and tear” or repetitive type conditions. Continue reading Put your best foot forward in the finals!

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Don’t let shin splints cut your netball season short

Netball Netball is the most popular female sport in Australia, with women and children alike participating in the high-intensity, fast-paced game. But with every dodge, intercept or ‘break’, comes the potential for injury.

As the netball season intensifies and the expectations at training, game days and carnivals rise, we see a myriad of new aches and pains; with the most common being shin splints.  Continue reading Don’t let shin splints cut your netball season short