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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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can physio help with neck pain

Can Physio help with Neck Pain?

  What is Neck Pain? Pain in the neck or shoulder which has different intensities, ranging from aching to electric shock feel. Overview Neck pain is very common. Neck muscles can be strained from poor posture — whether it’s leaning over your screen or bending over your work desk. Osteoarthritis...

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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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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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plantar fasciopathy

Plantar Fasciopathy

  Why is your heel painful? Most people probably couldn’t tell you where the plantar fascia is, but pain in this area of the foot is quite a common issue that we treat. If you want to know exactly where your plantar fascia is and what you can do to...

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woman exercising

Physiotherapy Myths

There are a lot of myths out there about physiotherapy. Whilst some of them might give us a chuckle, others might be putting people off from getting vital treatment that will enable them to live fuller lives. So, we wanted to set the record straight and let you know what...

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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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The most common overuse injuries

The most common 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 the same motions over and over – particularly if these are ramped up too quickly, performed for extended periods or made using an incorrect or...

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