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Physiotherapy clinic conveniently located on the border of Warwick and Greenwood

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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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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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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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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setting up your home office

Setting up your home office

Setting up your home office correctly has never been so important with the shift to WFH between 2020 and 2022. We’re working from home now more than ever before. For some, that’s a positive change. It means you can juggle work and home commitments easily, manage the kids and work...

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The vascular system

The vascular system

The vascular system, also known as your circulatory system, delivers oxygen and nutrients to all the cells in the body. If it is not functioning properly, a wide range of problems can develop, so it is vital to take care of it as best you can.   What is the...

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