Blog

On our Blog page we provide regular updates on specific Physiotherapy topics.

Overuse Injuries

Overuse injuries occur when a particular part of the body is subjected to repeated demand over a long period of time. Activity that involves using

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Mid Back Pain

Mid back pain is a kind of pain felt in the area below the neck and above the waist or lower back. The middle back

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Plantar Fasciitis

Are your first steps in the morning painful? Does prolonged standing cause painful feet or heels? Do you feel like you are walking on a

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Achilles Tendonitis

Inflammation, irritation and swelling of the Achilles tendon, which is attached to the gastrocnemius (calf muscle) at the attachment to the calcaneus (heel bone). The

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Sciatica

The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back down through the buttocks and along the back of each leg. Sciatica is pain along this nerve

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Wrist & Hand Injuries

Wrist pain or injury is common and can usually be successfully diagnosed and treated by your physiotherapist. This can occur as a result of simply

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Acute Low Back Pain

The lower back is the area of the spine between the bottom of the ribs and the pelvis. There are five movable lumbar vertebrae with

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Neck Pain

Today’s modern living often entails hours of driving and hunching over workstations, which can play havoc with our necks. So it is not surprising that

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Arthritis

Arthritis, which is inflammation of a joint, is a major cause of disability and handicap in Australia affecting people of all ages and walks of

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Lighten Your Load!

Carrying a schoolbag doesn’t have to be a pain: Ensure that bag weight is a maximum of 10 per cent of body weight. Reduce carrying

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Hip Bursitis

Are you finding it too painful to walk without limping, particularly after sitting down or driving? Have you got pain down into your thigh? Manjimup

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Posture

What is good posture?  Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or laying down. Good posture

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Why Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapists are the experts when it comes to movement and function. They are university trained health professionals who diagnose and provide treatment for people suffering

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