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Physio for the Elderly

Physio for the Elderly

You’ve probably visited the physiotherapist after injuries and been referred before or after surgeries for rehabilitation. But as we age, perhaps we should consider going to the physiotherapist as more of a routine health check. You go to the dentist even when there’s nothing wrong. Why? Because you know that...

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Do you have a frozen shoulder?

Do you have a frozen shoulder?

Frozen shoulder, or adhesive capsulitis, is a condition affecting the shoulder joint causing restricted and painful movements. This occurs due to the tightening of the encapsulating connective tissue and the development of scar tissue within the joint. The exact cause is unknown, however, there are many contributing factors. The Journal...

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Lumbar Disc Prolapse

Lumbar Disc Prolapse

Did you know that 4 out of 5 people will suffer from lower back pain during their lives? It is a common reason that our patients come to the clinic for physiotherapy treatment. As physios, we want to help to manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. Read...

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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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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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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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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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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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sporting injuries

Can Physio help with Sporting Injuries?

  What are Sporting Injuries? Sprains and strains, knee injuries, or tennis elbow, caused by overuse, direct impact, or use of force while playing sport. Overview Sports injuries occur during exercise or while participating in a sport. You’re at risk for sports injuries if you: Haven’t been regularly active Don’t...

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physiotherapy for back pain

Back Pain

Why working from home could be the culprit Ask anyone with back pain and they’ll agree, back pain can be both life-changing and debilitating. In these pandemic times, more and more computer-bound services are being conducted from working from home environments. This allows for a safer workspace, a better work/life...

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can phyio help with sciatica

Can Physio help with Sciatica?

  What is Sciatica? Sciatica Pain runs down one or both legs from the lower back and radiates along the sciatic nerve. Typically, it feels like a burning or shooting pain starting in the lower back or buttocks and radiates down the leg/s.   Overview Sciatica pain generally radiates from...

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knee injury

Osgood Schlatter Disease

Despite the name, Osgood-Schlatter Disease (OSD) is not a disease at all – it’s a common knee injury that affects children and teenagers.   If you thought that “growing pains” were an old wives’ tale, then think again. Growth spurts in adolescence can cause a number of painful conditions, and...

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what is sever's disease

What is Sever’s Disease?

Growing pains aren’t quite the myth you’ve been led to believe. The rapid growth of your child’s bones, combined with the fact that children are often extremely physically active, can lead to a painful heel injury known as Sever’s disease. Despite the name, it isn’t an illness and is usually...

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metatarsal bones in feet

Metatarsal Stress Fractures

If your new year’s resolution was to take up running, or to step up your existing exercise routine, you might have found yourself developing pain in your foot. It’s tempting to dismiss it as just a normal side effect of your new regime, but it could actually be a fracture....

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Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain

Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition, usually caused by repetitive movements in the wrist. You may associate it most with office workers who do a lot of typing, but there are a number of jobs and activities that can make you more susceptible. So, what exactly is carpal tunnel...

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