RUN HUB

We are Melbourne’s running hub. We are here for runners and coaches to help achieve your goals, whether it’s completing a lap of the Tan or chasing Olympic Dreams. Our internationally renowned  team of practitioners that consists of American Collegiate and Olympic experience is here to share knowledge and expertise for your performance and injury needs.

PROGRAMS

INJURY CARE

Our team of specialist running practitioners are here to get you back on track.  From weekend warriors to Olympians, we have built our reputation on providing the highest standard to all levels of runners.

RUN SCREEN & ANALYSIS

We analyse and examine your running through a clinical assessment of strength, flexibility and movement control. Our performance team will report biomechanical and clinical findings to help you improve your running performance and reduce the risk of injury.

STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

World Renowned Strength & Conditioning coach John Quinn heads the performance strength and conditioning for our runners. John & the team will assess and develop a program that will focus on functionally improving your running biomechanics.

RUNNING MASSAGE

Remedial massage is a specialist soft tissue treatment with a range of benefits, including resolving pain, management and prevention of injury. We also offer pre-competition massage to prepare an athlete for intense activity, designed to stimulate blood flow, invigorate muscles and energise the body.

RUN NUTRITION

Our Dietitians at South Yarra Spine & Sports Medicine (SYSSM) are trained to help you achieve your optimal self. Whether it is gut issues or looking to have nutrition plan for your next marathon, we tailor a plan for specific you and your sporting activities.

Meet our Team

ANTI GRAVITY TREADMILL

This state-of-the-art treadmill uses “unweighting” at between 20 to 100% of your body weight to allow you to run. Whether someone is post-operative or trying to prevent surgery, the Alter-G can be used to reduce the impact on joints to provide both strength and aerobic conditioning.

EVENTS AND SEMINARS

SYSSM is your running hub for performance knowledge. Our leading team of practitioner are here to help you and your club with the latest sports medicine information. Please contact us if your club would like a workshop or check out our events page for upcoming events.

SHOE LAB

We work closely with the leading running shoe companies in the world to help you decide which running shoe is right. We have a range of the latest running shoe models on show, that are used by our practitioners to make sure you are wearing the correct shoe for your foot and needs.

RUN WITH US

Join us each Friday at 1pm for a run from SYSSM, as we prepare for the Melbourne Marathon. Our team will be there for to answer questions as we take on The Tan. So get your running shoes and we hope to see you there.

THE RUN HUB TEAM

PHYSIOTHERAPY TEAM

KYLIE TAKARANGI

Titled APA Sports Physiotherapist, Masters of Physiotherapy, Post Grad Cert. Physiotherapy, BPhty, Bsc.

Clinical Interests – Sports Injury Management and Rehabilitation; Pre & Post Orthopaedic Management; Running; Cross-Fit; Dry needling, Spinal Moblisation, Maitlands, Mulligans technique; Athlete Screening; Biomechanics; Overuse and Tendon based Injuries; Load Monitoring of Athletes

DEAN HUFFER

Doctor of Physiotherapy, Masters of Exercise Science

Clinical Interests -Running/ Lower Limb Injuries; Achilles Tendinopathy; Plantar Fasciitis/ Fasciopathy; Orthopaedics; Exercise Physiology; Strength & Conditioning/ Rehabilitation; Biomechanics

ROB BLINKHORN

Master of Physiotherapy, Post Grad Cert. Physiotherapy , Bachelor of Sport Science

Clinical Interests – Return to Sport Rehabilitation / Sports Injury Management, Strength and Conditioning / Physical Performance Enhancement, Exercise Based Rehabilitation, Overuse and Tendon based Injuries, Resistance Training for Spinal Conditions, Headaches and Spinal Injuries, Load Monitoring and Training Load Assessment, Injury Prevention, Movement Analysis.

MASSAGE THERAPY TEAM

RICHARD SQUIRES (REMEDIAL MASSAGE)

B.Ex Sci, Dip RM, AAMT Member

Professional Expertise – Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) stretching, Trigger Point Therapy, Dry-Needling, Deep tissue massage, Sports massage, Traditional Chinese Cupping, Relaxation massage, Running, Track & Field, Triathlon, AFL, Strength & Conditioning,

JOSIE RISELEY (REMEDIAL MASSAGE)

Dip RM, AAMT Member

Professional Expertise – Deep tissue massage, Sports massage, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) stretching, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Cupping, Relaxation massage.

NICK LAVERTY (REMEDIAL MASSAGE/EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY)

B. Ex. Phys. & Rehab., B. App. Coach & Ex. Sci., ESSAM AEP & AES Dip. RM

Professional Expertise – Trigger Point Therapy, Dry-Needling, Deep tissue massage, Sports massage, Traditional Chinese Cupping, Relaxation massage, Strength & Conditioning

SYSSM CHIROPRACTIC TEAM

DR. LUKE NICHOLS

B.App.Sc (Comp Med Chiro) M.Chiro

Clinical Interest – General spinal complaints with a specific interest in lower back injuries, Posture, Headaches, Hip Injuries, Rowers, Runners and Triathletes

DR. ROHAN KAPOOR

B.App.Sci (Chiro), B.Chiro

Clinical Interest – Spinal complaints, Posture, Headaches, Elite Sport, Aussie Rules Football, Strength & Conditioning, Exercise Rehabilitation

DR. TEGHAN BUTLER

M.ClinChiro

Clinical Interest – Injury treatment (spine, shoulders, hips, knees, ankles), Return to Exercise Rehabilitation Programming, Headaches, Migraines, Postural stress and strains, Low back pain, Dry needling, Scoliosis, Crossfit, Netball, Aussie Rules

EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY TEAM

JOHN QUINN

Master of Science and Technology OHS, University of New South Wales

Professional Expertise – Elite athletes, Football, Athletics, Biomechanics, Weight Training, Recovery

NICHOLAS LAVERTY

B. Ex. Phys. & Rehab., B. App. Coach & Ex. Sci., ESSAM AEP & AES Dip. RM

Professional Expertise – Elite athletes, Musculoskeletal Injuries and Rehabilitation, Weight Training, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports massage, Deep tissue massage, Dry-needling, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) stretching and Relaxation massage, Hockey, Basketball, Football, Rugby League, Cricket

PODIATRY TEAM

JOHN CHARLES (PODIATRIST)

BSc Podiatry

Professional Expertise – Lower limb, Running Technique, Injury Management, Dry Needling, Massage Therapy, Running, Triathlon, Marathon, Cycling

DIETITIAN TEAM

EMILY COMMERFORD (DIETITIAN)

Master of Dietetics, Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science

Clinical Interests – – Endurance sports including marathon and trail running, triathlon, ironman, cycling events, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, FODMAP diet, Exercise induced gut issues, Intuitive Eating and Mindfulness, Diabetes

LINDEN HALL (DIETITIAN)

Bachelor of Science (Dietetics), Master of Dietetics

Clinical Interests – Nutrition support in athletics, running & other endurance events, Specific competition (eg. Marathon) nutrition plans, Energy Availability/Relative Energy Deficiency in Sports (RED-S), Nutrition education & support in junior & developing athletes

OTHER SYSSM SERVICES

ADDRESS

Level 1, 56 Claremont St, South Yarra

BOOKING ENQUIRY

03 9826 2122 | info@syssm.com.au

ADDRESS

Level 1, 56 Claremont St, South Yarra

BOOKING ENQUIRY

03 9826 2122 | info@syssm.com.au

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