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The 3 Types of Running Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore

Runners love to talk about running through the pain. And while a certain amount of tough love is necessary to make it to the finish line, running through real, injury-related pain is often the fastest way to the operating theatre. “The seeds of major, long-term injuries can be planted years [...]


Knee Injuries? A Runners Guide to Recovery

Pounding the pavement proved more of a health hazard than benefit? At the risk of sounding like a negative Nanna, looking after your injuries shouldn’t be an afterthought – it should be a priority. Mr Andrew Chia, specialist orthopaedic surgeon with St Vincent’s Private Hospital Melbourne, says knee injuries are [...]


5 things everyone should know about ageing

We’re all for embracing our age and loving the ageing process; they’re called the golden years for a reason. But alas, ageing and degeneration can cause a range of conditions and diseases, including a host that affect our bones, muscles and joint health. Left untreated, these can lead to discomfort, [...]


Pacing to a brand new beat

Pacemakers are truly a wonderful thing and have no doubt saved the lives of millions of people around the world who have had them inserted. But that’s not to say that the medical profession is not looking for a better way. That is exactly the role of medical professionals – [...]