PSM Group Fact Sheets

PSM Group Fact Sheets
May 16

PSM GROUP INJURY REPORT: Steph Reid (Round 6 Injury)

Frankston Blues NBL1 Women’s captain Steph Reid went down early in the third quarter last weekend rolling her right ankle after stepping on an opposition player’s foot. This is the most common mechanism of ankle injury that basketball players present to Physio with.  If you play basketball long enough this will ha... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
May 08

Train the Trainer Night 2019

Peninsula Sports Medicine Group warmly invites all trainers to the Train the Trainers Night 2019 Sports Doctors from MP Sports Physicians, will present on concussion screening and post concussion syndrome AFL & AFLW Sports Physiotherapists from Peninsula Sports Medicine Group will present an open forum Q&am... [MORE]
Frankston Blues
Mar 09

Peninsula Sports Medicine Group returns to support Blues’ 2019 NBL1 campaign

Peninsula Sports Medicine Group have reinforced their support for the Frankston Blues program by returning as sponsors for the 2019 NBL1 season. With both the 'Frankston RSL' Blues men and 'Powerade' Blues women falling victim to an unusually high number of injuries throughout their 2018 SEABL campaigns, the team at... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Oct 24

DO I HAVE A STRESS FRACTURE?

WHAT IS A STRESS FRACTURE? A stress fracture is a fracture of the bone that is so small that it often cannot be picked up on X-ray. If left untreated, a stress fracture can cause significant disability and develop into a full fracture, possibly even requiring surgery. The majority of stress fractures occur in the... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Oct 10

SORE CALF MUSCLE?

Sharp stabbing, tearing sensation in your calf whilst accelerating, jumping or running? You may have sustained a calf strain. WHAT IS A CALF STRAIN/TEAR? A calf strain is usually an acute injury where the muscle fibers in your calf are overstretched or torn resulting in a degree of damage to the muscle. This ... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Sep 26

DOES “REMEDIAL” MEAN “PAIN” WHEN IT COMES TO MASSAGE?

David Vernon, new Remedial Massage therapist at our Langwarrin clinic, explains the benefits of Remedial Massage and also breaks down some misconceptions about this type of treatment. WHAT IS REMEDIAL MASSAGE? Medibank defines Remedial Massage as the systematic assessment and treatment of the muscles, tendons, l... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Sep 12

WHAT IS MYOTHERAPY? AND COULD IT HELP YOU?

What is Myotherapy? Myotherapy involves the assessment and treatment of ‘myofascial’ pain, injury and dysfunction of the human body and is aimed at restoring soft tissue structures (fascia, muscles, ligaments & tendons) back to their normal integrity. How is Myotherapy different from Massage? Remedial ... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Aug 29

R.I.C.E EXPLAINED

Have you ever been told to “R.I.C.E it” after you’ve been injured? R.I.C.E is a handy acronym used to assist in initial management of musculoskeletal injuries – but what does it really involve? Abbie Cagliarini, Physiotherapist, from our Langwarrin Clinic explains what R.I.C.E is and how to maximise it’s b... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Aug 15

WHEN WILL MY INJURY HEAL?

When injury strikes, the first thing that most of us want to know is ‘how long will this take to heal?’ Unfortunately, the answer to this can be complicated and requires at least a little understanding of how the different tissues of the body heal. Each of the tissues of the body, including muscles, tendons, lig... [MORE]
PSM Group Fact Sheets
Aug 01

UNDERSTANDING JOINT STIFFNESS

While pain and stiffness often go together, joint stiffness can occur on it’s own. Joint stiffness can limit your ability to perform usual tasks, for example turning your neck to check behind you while driving. Stiffness can also be a warning sign that part of the body is vulnerable to future injury. There are man... [MORE]