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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Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome is a condition that commonly presents in runners and typically causes pain at the outer aspect of the knee where the iliotibial

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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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World Spine Day 2018

Every year on 16 October, people from around the world come together on World Spine Day (an initiative of the Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health)

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Football Injuries

With the AFL finals being conducted this month we are certainly going to see some rough & tough footy as the eight final clubs strive

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