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Stress injuries begin as early-stage bone softening which, if poorly managed, can progress to full-blown fractures. Traditionally these injuries were managed by resting for 6-8 weeks before returning to physical activity, however this approach actually leaves patients worse off: with higher chance of re-injury and delayed return to sport timeframes (1). Our bones are constantly…

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Managing Director of SportsTec and former Canberra Eclipse player Sarah will oversee the physiotherapy program for Canberra United for the 2018/19 W-League season. Sarah, a born and bred Canberran, started her soccer career at BelNorth, aged 7. She moved through the ranks of ACT squads, before joining the ACTAS program at 15. Canberra Eclipse, in…

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