SPECIAL OFFER! Back in Motion

22 February, 2020

SPECIAL OFFER FOR ALL PARKDALE PACERS MEMBERS SEASON 2020 As the Physio Supporter of the Parkdale Pacers, Back In Motion Aspendale Gardens is delighted to provide a special offer for all members over the course of the season. Members will be entitled to: A FREE 20 min Physiotherapy Assessment at our clinic $30 off their first

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How to foam roll

16 May, 2019

How to foam roll What is a foam roller? A foam roller is a cylindrical exercise device that comes in different types of colours and contours. Muscles that are “short” or have a tightness sensation are frequently targeted, so that their extensibility can be improved. Studies support the use of foam rollers to temporarily increase

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Heat it up or Ice it down?

22 August, 2018

You have sprained your ankle! Do you apply ice or heat? There are different views around applying ice or heat to musculoskeletal ailments and injuries. Using ice or heat can depend on the type of injury and the body’s natural healing response. When an injury occurs, whether this is a muscle tear or ankle sprain,

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Patellofemoral Syndrome (Knee Pain)

18 June, 2018

Mum, My Knee Hurts! What is Patellofemoral Syndrome? Patellofemoral syndrome, also known as Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, Mal-Tracking Patella or Chondromalacia Patella,is a condition where the patella (or knee cap) does not track properly in the knuckle of the femur (thigh bone).  This improper tracking leads to increased pressure on the cartilage underneath the knee cap

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Rehabilitation and Prevention of Ankle Sprains

5 June, 2018

How to rehab ankle sprains You have sprained your ankle and gone through the initial management using the RICE principals. Now you can walk quite well but might have a little bit of stiffness. Now it is time to get the ankle really strong again so you can get back to your sport and prevent

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Managing Ankle Sprains

2 May, 2018

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is when the ligaments of the ankle (commonly on the outside of the ankle) sustain some tearing. The most common way this happens in sport is when you land after catching the ball and you land in an awkward way or on someone’s foot. Sometimes just from

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19 September, 2017

We will again be running a Pop Up Uniform Shop When: Saturday 23 September Time: 10am to 2pm Where: St Brigid’s Primary School, Chute St Mordialloc Uniforms paid for will be available to collect New Sales Welcome Cash and credit card facilities available  

Annual General Meeting of Parkdale Pacers Basketball Club Inc

31 July, 2017

Parkdale Pacers Basketball Club Inc AGM is coming up on Tuesday 15th August at 7.30pm at the Walter Galt Reserve. Everyone is Welcome. If you would like to attend, can you please advise the Secretary by email – secretary@parkdale.org – prior to August 8, so we can accommodate numbers. We hope to see you there!


29 March, 2017

Parkdale Pacers are having a brilliant 2017 season with 30 Teams making the Grand Finals in March and a number of these great teams bringing home the trophy including: 4 of the under 16 Teams, 4 of the under 12 Teams, 5 of the under 14 Teams, 3 of the under 10’s teams. What a sensational effort

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