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Have you tried yoga?

Have you tried Yoga?

Are you curious about trying yoga but not sure what it involves? Read on to learn about how it could benefit your life along with physiotherapy.   What is yoga? Yoga is a mind and body practice that involves moving into physical poses while combining concentration and deep breathing. It...

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Physiotherapy for Rib Pain

Physiotherapy for Rib Pain

If you’ve injured your ribs while playing a sport like rugby or football before, you’ll know that it can be both uncomfortable and unpleasant! It’s important to seek proper care to reduce your risk of complications. Read on to find out how physiotherapy could help with your recovery. Anatomy of...

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Physio myths busted!

Physio Myths Busted!

There are many myths and misconceptions about physiotherapy that can prevent people from seeking treatment to enhance their lives. So, let’s bust some of the common physio myths!   Myth: Physiotherapy only helps your muscles People think that physiotherapy only helps with your muscles. It’s true that physio treatment can...

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SHOULDER DISLOCATION

Shoulder Dislocation

There is no doubt that dislocating a joint is a painful experience. Whether from a nasty fall, a car accident, or during a game of rugby, the shoulder is easy to dislocate, as it is a very mobile joint. Recovery can take months and after you have done it once,...

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Robert Vander Kraats receiving physio

ABC features Robert Vander Kraats in ‘Doctors Bypassing Disability’ Article

In June 2022, Holly Lane interviewed Greenwood Physiotherapist, Robert Vander Kraats for ABC Radio Perth as part of an inspiration article on doctors and health professionals overcoming physical limitations to successfully continue their careers. “Physiotherapist Robert Vander Kraats returned to work two years ago after suffering a stroke during 2015.”...

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Shin Splints

Exercise for your Wellbeing

Exercise is important for your overall health and mental wellbeing. If you’re looking for inspiration, or simply want to learn more about different types of exercise and the benefits they have, read on!   What are the different types of exercise? Here we break down three different types of exercise...

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Today’s injury blog is about shin splints, or ‘medial tibial stress syndrome’. Shin splints are a common injury amongst new runners. So, if you’ve recently commenced or ramped up a running program, read on to learn how to identify, treat, and manage shin splints. What are shin splints? Are your...

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Physiotherapy FAQs

In this blog, we’re bringing you the answers to questions we’re frequently asked as physiotherapists. Read on to find what we do and how we can help you and your family. What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is the use of physical techniques to improve movement, restore function, reduce pain and promote...

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thoracic outlet syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Have you experienced numbness or weakness in the arm and hands that seem to run from your upper chest all the way down your arm? If you also have trouble lifting objects over your head, thoracic outlet syndrome could be to blame! Today’s blog explains thoracic outlet syndrome, the signs...

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Physiotherapy: More than just Pilates

Physiotherapy: More than just Pilates

Pilates, a mind-body exercise, was developed by German physical trainer Joseph Pilates in the early 1920s, focused specifically on control when undertaking a movement or exercise. Sport Australia recently found from the age of 15, there are over 584 500 people participating in Pilates every year in Australia. It is...

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The low-down on kinesiology tape

The low-down on Kinesiology Tape

Have you ever wondered why your physiotherapist is making you all colourful with stretchy tape during your appointment? Read on for some answers!   What is kinesiology tape? As physiotherapists, we use a range of treatment methods to help increase your mobility as you recover from an injury, including therapeutic...

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Lisfranc injury

Lisfranc Injury

If you’ve ever dropped something heavy on your foot, it will not be a surprise to learn that each foot contains more than 7000 nerve endings. No wonder they are sensitive to pain. Ouch! Your feet have an important function: they support your body weight, provide shock absorption when you...

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the muscular system

The Muscular System

When we think about muscles, we tend to think of fitness, strength training, and toning. While muscles are responsible for moving our bodies, the muscular system also has other important functions in the body. The muscular system The muscular system is made up of three types of muscles: skeletal, cardiac...

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lateral ankle sprain

Lateral Ankle Sprain

Are you an avid netball or basketball player? There’s a good chance you have had a lateral ankle sprain (or anterior talo-fibular ligament (ATFL) sprain) at some point! The classic ‘rolled ankle’ is one of the most common sports injuries. However, this common injury doesn’t just occur on the sporting...

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Stable shoulder workout

Stable Shoulder Workout

Whether you are a swimmer, tennis player, builder or simply do the laundry – having a stable shoulder is super important in preventing injury! With repetitive overhead actions, the shoulder can fall victim to overuse, resulting in poor movement, pain and loss of range of motion. Here are some simple...

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Supraspinatus Impingement

Supraspinatus Impingement

Supraspinatus (soo-pruh-spi-nay-tus) impingement is one of the most common shoulder injuries. Around 20% of people experience symptoms at some point in their lives. Luckily, shoulder impingements respond well to physiotherapy, and we are here to help! What is a supraspinatus impingement? The supraspinatus is one of four rotator cuff muscles....

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Movement is Medicine

Movement is Medicine

Movement…it seems so simple, right? The human body is made to move, but more than 50% of adults don’t meet physical activity guidelines. Whether it’s walking, swimming, pilates, yoga or weightlifting — it is crucial to keep active. After all, movement is medicine! Benefits of Movement Pain reduction: most people...

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Hands up whose new year’s resolution was to get fit? Many of us launch into new exercise routines at this time of year without preparing properly or building up slowly. This can be particularly risky if you’ve not been exercising much up until you made this resolution as you are...

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can physio help with tmj pain?

Can Physio help with TMJ Pain?

What is TMJ Pain? Pain in the temporomandibular joint, which is the point that connects your lower jaw to your skull on both sides of your head, and pain in the muscles that control jaw movement. Overview The temporomandibular (tem-puh-roe-man-DIB-u-lur) joint (TMJ) acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone...

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can physio help with whiplash?

Can Physio help with Whiplash?

What is Whiplash? Neck pain and stiffness due to forceful, rapid back and forth movement of the neck. The pain often worsens with neck movement. Sometimes presents with fatigue, dizziness, tingling or numbness down the arm, and headaches starting at the base of the skull. Overview Whiplash is a neck...

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