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FSM Video Series: Releasing the Sole of the Foot

In this video, Caleb demonstrates in detail how to release the sole of the foot, an area that is commonly missed in self release and massage. Caleb McInnes is a Sports Podiatrist and Co-Director here at Freedom Sports Medicine. His work with specialist athletic footwear retailers and close association with leading brands gives him excellent… Read more »

FSM Video Series: An Exercise for Ankle Mobility

In this video, Ross demonstrates a great practical exercise to loosen off a tight calf and restore ankle mobility in walking and running. Ross Kinsella is an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist and Co-Director here at Freedom Sports Medicine. His considerable knowledge of Sports Physiotherapy stems from his 13 years of varied experience in the Australian… Read more »

FSM Video Series: Pronation and Supination

This video is about pronation and supination, two important movements of the feet. Caleb McInnes is a Sports Podiatrist and Co-Director here at Freedom Sports Medicine. His work with specialist athletic footwear retailers and close association with leading brands gives him excellent footwear knowledge. Caleb has a strong sporting background, including representing Australia in Triathlon… Read more »

FSM Video Series: Ankle Mobility

This video by Ross is on the importance of ankle mobility. Ross Kinsella is an APA Titled Sports Physiotherapist and Co-Director here at Freedom Sports Medicine. His considerable knowledge of Sports Physiotherapy stems from his 13 years of varied experience in the Australian Defence Force, elite sport in the VFL and AFL, Sports Medicine private… Read more »

FSM Video Series: Importance of Maintenance

This video by Kelly highlights the importance of self-exercises and regular maintenance myotherapy to prevent those niggles from becoming real problems. Kelly Linaker is our Myotherapist here at Freedom Sports Medicine. She has extensive experience working with elite, national and junior level athletes, giving her a thorough understanding of the demands of sport. She assists… Read more »

FSM Video Series: Selection of Football Boots

The first video by Caleb McInnes is on selection of football boots. Caleb McInnes is a Sports Podiatrist and Co-Director here at Freedom Sports Medicine. His work with specialist athletic footwear retailers and close association with leading brands gives him excellent footwear knowledge.  Caleb has a strong sporting background, including representing Australia in Triathlon &… Read more »

Ironman World Championship – Kona, Hawaii

Now that a week has past since the Ironman, it is time to reflect.  I have always given time to reflect on all aspects on my life.  What went well?  What can I improve on?  What didn’t go so well?  The word that instantly comes to me at present is gratitude.  I was very honoured… Read more »

Las Vegas 70.3 World Championship

A few people have been keen for me to hit up my laptop and write up a race brief/report on the Las Vegas World Championships that I just came back from.  So lets get to it! I initially qualified for Las Vegas in the Geelong 70.3 as part of the build up for the Melbourne… Read more »

Kona qualification and Ironman Melbourne race report

SOME BACKGROUND A long weekend could not have come at a better time.  Right now I have my feet up, ugg boots on haha and chilling.  I am a big believer on sitting to reflect.  That is how we learn and embrace lessons to help deal with the future with more wisdom.  So this is… Read more »

The problematic calf muscle!

Good afternoon everyone!  Well that was just a crazy day today!  A 5hr ride that just got hotter and hotter out there today.  The killer was a 40 min run off the bike afterwards at 12.30 in the arvo.  Now I am at home after an ice bath, a good feed, with my feet up… Read more »