Providing excellence in healthcare
on the Gold Coast since 1980....naturally
Established by Dr Peter Pedersen
DC DO NTMD CIM
Certified Practicing Member C.O.C.A.
Nationally Registered Chiropractor and Osteopath
We provide assessment and a wide range of treatment for sporting injuries.
Our practitioners have experience with athletes from most disciplines. We have treated at all levels and virtually all conditions.
Whatever your game... we are on your team, we have successfully treated players from the following; AFL, League, Union, Soccer, Tennis, Swimming, Athletics, Runners and marathoners, Cyclists, Tri-athletes, Ten-pin Bowling, Cricket, Martial Arts, Boxing, Wrestling, Judo, Karate, Aikido, Surfing, Baseball, Gridiron, Crocquet, Lawn Bowls, Boce, Hang-gliders and para-sailers...hey, if it's a game...and you get an injury...give us a call.
We have acupuncture, trigger point dry needling, laser, ultrasound, cryo, electrostim, magnetic field...
When quick recovery is important, contact us
When back pain disrupts your activity, we offer a comprehensive analysis to properly determine the cause and best treatment. We provide many different treatment options and we have huge experience (30 + 30 + 31+ 31 + 29 years in practice). We don't sell amway.
For info on Massage Modalities, see Massage – what is it? - We use massage in conjunction with Chiropractic and Osteopathy .
Here is the summary on shin splints, also known as tibial tendonitis.
Pain located below the knee involving anterior or posterior leg typically reported several minutes after exercise begins or soon after completion.
Pain reported as deep, aching or throbbing; onset gradual although intensifies as exercise continues.
Overloading phenomenon; typically secondary to running, jumping on hard surfaces or overuse. Due to periosteal inflammation associated with overuse injury. Leg muscles being torn away from bony insertions. Inflammation from muscle pulling at myotendinous origin.
Occurs with over-training when running hills, pain increases mostly when running downhill. Lateral Compartment
Affects athletes with over pronation or excessive activity with peroneal muscle groups.
Posterior tibial shin splints most common.
Seen often in runners and aerobic dancers.
Promote soft tissue healing, relieve pain and prevent recurrence, increase pain free ranges of motion, quickly change to rehabilitation and restoring function.
Rest affected area; stop aggravating activities; reduce running time, alter running style.
In addition to clinical treatment: Acute - Ice, ice massage, ultrasound for acute phase; for sub-acute, apply various massage techniques; stretch affected muscles, including quads and hamstrings.
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Group Practice since 1977
63 Warrener Street
Corner of Nerang-Broadbeach Rd
Nerang - Gold Coast
Monday to Friday:
8am - 5:30pm
8am to 4pm...ish
If you are looking for an established and respected
holistic health centre, we
invite you to visit our practice.
Our experienced support team and specialist therapists
will work with you to achieve the best possible health outcomes.
Dr Peter Pedersen DO DC
Dr Clive Carter DC DO
Dr Zac Lewis DO
Leisa Wheeler (Naturopath)
Sarie Kessler (Physiotherapist)
Tamara McPhan Massage
Robin Tim So Acupuncture
Chrissie Gray Massage
(Qi beauty training)
(Qi beauty practitioner)
Kirby Pedersen Reiki
And when it all gets too much,
we have a mini Day Spa ..
while you sleep with:
Anti ageing without the chemical consequences!
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Your Health Matters Group Practice - Lifestyle and Wellness since 1977 - 63 Warrener Street Nerang / corner of Broadbeach-Nerang Road. Exit 71 on the Eastern side of the M1
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