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The news broke yesterday via Mara Yamauchi’s blog that she has decided to retire from elite distance running.[caption id="attachment_344" align="aligncenter" width="150"] Mara ends her stellar running career.[/caption]Mara was a regular patient at Tokyo Physio over the last few years, seeing the physiotherapists and massage therapist...

Beat Back Pain with these simple tips from Tokyo Physio In our clinics we see a wide range of patients with all manner of pain and injury – however a large part of our work is centred on dealing with low back pain. Here are some...

WHENEVER I return back home to Australia one of the first things I do is head into some running shoe stores, (after I buy a collection of Bonds underpants and eat some Moreton Bay Bugs). Aside from enjoying the thrill of being in a store that...

It has been an eventful winter for us here at Tokyo Physio. We established a winter clinic in Nozawa (www.NozawaPhysio.com) servicing the recent tidal wave of Aussie tourists, ski bums and entrepreneurs. As this was this was our first year of the clinic, as the...

Hello again injured gaijin. At this time of year many of your thoughts turn to ski and snowboard holidays. As physios our thoughts turn to skiing injuries…..we’d be broke without them! Even so, after vehement complaints from the V & B CFO and at the...

4 Weeks to Better BackHave you had a troublesome lower back for longer than you care to remember?Do you think that an ‘achy’ lower back is just a part of everyone’s life?Have you been putting off getting it treated for too long?Get back on track...

Wrist InjuriesFOOSH! While in après ski resort bars this may be the sound skiers make to recant their best turn or take off for a jump in medical circles it is an abbreviation for „Fall on out -stretched hand‟. The reason why there is a...

At Tokyo Physio we continue to look for ways to improve our service to the ex-patriate community and have recently hired Morioka-san – “Mokka” an Australian trained sports massage therapist working in the room next door and even at your work place! We continue to...

G’day once again injured gaijin. This summer we decided to write about something people are always asking us about: achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. Aside from Michael Jackson’s nose, nothing has received more regular press over the past 20 years than diet. Recent dietary...

Meaning literally “inflamed joints” arthritis by itself is not a very clear diagnosis. There are over 100 different types of arthritis currently known. The most common type is osteoarthritis. This is what people most commonly mean when they refer to “arthritis”. In the business we...

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