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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Children & Technology

At least 70% of Australia’s school students use computers. As a result of this increased usage, Physiotherapists are treating more young patients suffering from the

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Holiday season injuries

Seasons greetings from Manjimup Physiotherapy. What a year it has been! And with all the hype and demands surrounding the holiday season at Christmas time,

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis can occur due to unequal growth of the two sides of the spine, weakness of muscles, failure of half of the vertebrae to develop

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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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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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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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Ham String Injuries

Hamstring strains happen when hamstring muscles or tendons are stretched beyond what they can withstand or torn when substantial stretching of the muscle occurs. Hamstring

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Arthritis

Arthritis is a major cause of disability and handicap in Australia affecting people of all ages and walks of life. Arthritis is not a single

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Headaches

As a headache or migraine sufferer, you will know how painful and disruptive a severe headache or migraine attack can be. Medical experts now accept

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Ice & Heat Treatment

Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory. Ice should be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages of

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Sports Injuries

Sports injuries are commonly caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that is greater than the body part can structurally withstand. An

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