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Frequently Asked Questions About Video Consultations

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What happens if I hurt my back/body? Give us a call or message. We will aim to guide you over the phone by firstly triaging your case and then providing…

12 Commandments of Managing Musculoskeletal Pain

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What does best practice care for musculoskeletal pain look like? (Lin et al, 2019)   A recent systematic review identified the highest-quality recommendations for the most common areas of musculoskeletal…

Baseball Arm Care program 2019

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Baseball Arm Care program 2019 Recently we completed our second arm care/strength and conditioning program in conjunction with Mike O'Neil and Manly Baseball. The program was again taken over 10…

What does manual therapy do?

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Manual therapy (massage, joint mobilisation and manipulation) has coped a lot of flack recently for having minimal to no benefits in the management of musculoskeletal pain. A recent article from…

Tennis Elbow

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Pain on the outside of the elbow? Tennis elbow or “lateral epicondylopathy” refers to pain on the outside of the elbow. Often it is due to an overuse syndrome of…
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The Evolution of Trident

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Trident began in 2015 with the focus of challenging the status quo and delivering a health service with an emphasis on creating robust humans through mobilising, stabilising and optimising movement.…

What LOAD are we talking about?

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We often hear the phrase “a sudden increase in load” when talking about injuries and poor performance. But what do we mean by this and is it good enough to…

How much exercise should I be doing?

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends doing 150-300 minutes (2.5-5 hours) of moderate intensity exercise per week OR 70-150 minutes (1-2.5 hours) of vigorous physical exercise per week. This should…

Load and Capacity

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Every tissue in the body has a capacity of load it can tolerate. When we apply load which is greater than the tissue’s capacity, we have a higher risk of…

Lateral Ankle Sprains

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Have you rolled your ankle recently? Up to 70% of us have ‘rolled’ our ankle at some point causing a lateral ankle sprain. The most common symptoms are pain and…

Anterior knee pain

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Do you suffer anterior knee pain? Part 1 of 3. Pain below, under or around the knee cap is common in people who do activities which place increased load on…

Boom-Bust approach and Injuries

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LOADED EXPOSURE A common question we get at Trident is: How long till I can get back to exercising? How much exercise can I do? Depending on the type and…

Injury and Fear avoidance

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INJURY When we have an injury often our first response is PAIN as a protection mechanism so we don’t further injure ourselves. After this initial injury we have a period…

The 5 Factors that can affect Sleep

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These factors are according to DR Matthew Walker (Professor of Neuroscience and Director of Sleep and Neuro-imaging Laboratory) He has published over 100 scientific research studies and been the guest…

“If you don’t use it then you lose it” Does this really apply to muscle cells and training?

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“If you don’t use it then you lose it” Does this really apply to muscle cells and training? Does use it or lose it still apply?? A recent study published…

Injury Vs Niggle

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  What’s the difference between an injury and a niggle? One of the most common things we see / get asked at Trident Manual Therapy is this an injury or…

Manly Baseball Pre-Season Arm Care Program

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Over a 10 week period Trident and Manly Warringah Baseball combined to roll out their first ever Arm Care and Strength & Conditioning program targeted at the Junior Development level…

What’s the Pain?

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What is pain? Why do we have pain? And why can it stick around?   We get asked these question’s all the time, so we thought we would give you…
SPORTS INJURIES

Stress Fractures … What are the risks?

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It is estimated that 15-20% of runners will sustain a stress fracture in their running lifetime. We wanted to look into the research to give our patients a better understanding…

Active Treatment for Active Patients

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What’s the purpose of treatment? Almost always, the answer will include some or all of the following; - diagnosis - pain reduction - education - preparation for re-emergence to activities*…

Rowing Profiling

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ATTN: Rowers of Sydney ? Trident is excited to announce that we will be undertaking Athlete Profiling Research specific to surf boat rowing. Over the coming weeks we will be…
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Hamstring Strains – Long and Strong

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Hamstring Strains – Long and Strong With winter sports well and truly underway the rise of soft tissue injuries and in particular hamstring strains are on the up. Research suggests…

Stretching the Truth

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Stretching the Truth The reason for persistent tightness in tissues could be due to your bodies inherent protective strategy against stretch. Muscle spindles are a sensory receptor in muscle fibres…
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Correct Cues for the Glute Bridge

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Correct Cues for the Glute Bridge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkTRR6iExaY   The glute bridge is one of the most commonly prescribed rehab based exercises for posterior chain and specifically glute recruitment. However it…

Poseidon, Bad Chiro’s, and Being Different.

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When Dave started the business back in 2015 he wanted a name that didn’t incorporate some of the cliche’s often included in a business name. He liked the idea of…
Running shoes, injury, pain

WHEN SHOULD I REPLACE MY RUNNING SHOES

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Wear patterns in shoes whether it be running or general use can show significant clues in understanding and assessing a runner. General recommendation for runners is to change shoes every…

Could Usain be Faster??

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With all the hype surrounding Usain Bolt’s seemingly effortless victories at Rio we thought this might be a good opportunity to talk about why rules don’t work when it comes…
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Cadence : What’s behind the magic number?

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With the emergence of smart watches able to monitor a plethora of data relevant for runners far beyond just distance and time comes the ability to track and work on…

The Importance of Running Shoe Selection

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Running shoe selection is important, we can all agree on that front. Any runner should have a keen interest in what wraps their feet, starting with the understanding that there’s…

Your Brain knows Sitting better than Running

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Running Is A Skill Malcolm Gladwell states in his book ‘Outliers’ that it takes 10,000 hours of purposeful practice to master a skill. If we are spending 10 hours a…

Do you need a licence to go OVERHEAD?? By Gabe Smith

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To be able to complete activities overhead you need mobility. Are you sick of this word? Do you even understand it? Mobility is essentially comprised of two parts; range of…
SPORTS INJURIES

The Knee… The middle child of the human body

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The knee is often the bearer of injury and pain amongst runners. Most runners will have heard of or been on the receiving end of diagnoses such as patellofemoral pain…

Could Ice be Hindering your Gains?

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For decade’s coaches, trainers and athletes have sworn by the post-workout ice bath, claiming decreased recovery times, increased hypertrophy and increased strength due to the notion that inflammatory processes inhibit…

Back is the new Chest – Guest Post with Trainer and Sports Science student RYAN ABBOTT

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Chest is out….Back is in! Unfortunately as a society we exist in an anteriorly dominated world, from driving our car, to texting our friends and families and even eating and…

What’s in a GOAT TRACK

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Recently in clinic we have been throwing around the creation of a goat track analogy for movement and memory. Neurology and movement go hand in hand. We utilise the nervous…

NEURAL PRIMING

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NEURAL PRIMING - Eccentrics build ‪strength @bigred322 demonstrating a deadlift warm up we've been playing with to prime the posterior chain. Focus on the slow controlled descent maintaining a stacked…

Fatigue Factor

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Fatigueability in running is generally recognised through soreness in calves, knees and hips at certain points in time during the gait cycle. However as discussed previously what if the fatigue…

Regional Interdependence

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In the human body all systems are interconnected. From the nervous system and the musculoskeletal system to the digestive and immune system. It would be INCOMPLETE to just address one system…

Sharks with frickin’ laser beams…

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Well almost, Our newest toy at TRIDENT MT is the not so humble laser. We have taken to creating a visual feedback tool for the purpose of re-patterning and rehab.…

Build on a Solid Foundation… not a swamp

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OPTIMISE -  Movement Patterns “First move well then move often”- those are the words of movement guru Gray Cook. It couldn't ring more true for any activity and especially gym…

MRI and Disc Bulge? V.O.M.I.T

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It has been long assumed that the gold standard in diagnosing low back pain and disc injuries has been through MRI. Though not doubting this in serious injuries; many studies…

Still stretching those hamstrings?

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At Trident MT you may have come across my different approach to treating "tight" hamstrings. More often than not the tightness you are feeling is just that - a feeling…

Kettle Bells and Back Pain

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Whilst there are many causes of low back pain and there is no quick fix, there are ways in which we can manage this pain via monitoring technique whilst swinging.…

Cadence Is Key

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Recent literature has surfaced explaining how loads through the knee are transferred and the kinematics in decreasing the loads and thus injury.  The journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy…

Bookings available online

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  Online bookings are now available via our website and Facebook. Follow the prompts at the Book Online tab or icon at the home screen. All appointments are roughly 45…

Welcome to Trident

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In conjunction with Chocolate Box Training, we have developed a new paradigm in the management of musculoskeletal conditions within a unique multidisciplinary clinic. The TRIDENT philosophy is based around biomechanics…

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