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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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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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types of exercise

What types of exercise are there?

and what are the differences? If you’re looking to introduce more exercise into your routine, you might be a bit confused by all the different exercises out there. Which ones should you be doing? We’ve created this guide to help you make sense of it all!   What types of...

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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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