Blog

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

Golf Injuries

Golf is a sport with many health and well-being benefits. A reported 60 million people of all ages play golf across the world, sometimes into

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Hamstring 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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Winter Sports Injuries

Statistically, sports injuries peak in the months of May, June and July. This is not surprising because cold muscles, tendons and ligaments increase the risk

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is a general term used to describe pain on the outside of the elbow. The most common causes are inflammation or degeneration of

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Overuse Injuries

Overuse injuries usually occur over time, due to repetition following the initial injury. It’s when you feel “not too bad” and push through the pain!

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The Pelvic Floor

The “pelvic floor” refers to a group of muscles that attach to the front, back and sides of the pelvic bone and sacrum (the large

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Back Pain

Around 80% of people will experience back pain at some stage in their life. For some, chronic back pain can have a detrimental effect on

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Christmas Injuries

With all the hype and demands surrounding Christmas time, it’s no surprise that thousands of people are injured every year. A little more patience and

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Family Exercise

As a parent, it is important to encourage children to be physically active. A child should try to do at least 40–60 minutes of exercise

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