World Physiotherapy Day!

 

What is Chronic Pain?

World Physiotherapy Day is on the Sunday the 8th of September, 2019. This year's theme is everything surrounding chronic pain, and improving the quality of life for sufferers! [Read more...]

Physiotherapy and Women’s Health

Exercise is very effective in treating pelvic floor dysfunction.

Pelvic floor dysfunction affects nearly half of all Australian women. Women's health physiotherapy is a specialty area, focusing on pelvic floor disorders, continence and chronic pelvic pain. [Read more...]

Ligaments of the Ankle

Ligaments of the Lateral and Medial Ankle

Ligaments connect bone to bone and work hand in hand with the muscles and tendons to provide stability to any joint. There are two main ligament complexes in the ankle, the lateral ligament complex and the medial ligament complex. [Read more...]

Why is Regular Exercise Important?

Young woman demonstrates good running posture

Regular exercise plays a role in keeping us healthy in may different ways.

According to the Department of Health Australia, regular exercise for adults is participating in a minimum of 150-300 minutes of moderate intensity activity per week. [Read more...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Pain in the Wrist and Hand

 

Diagram depicting the structures involved in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by entrapment of the median nerve, resulting in pain, numbness and pins and needles in the fingers and hand. [Read more...]

Neck and Shoulder Pain – Tight Upper Trapezius

The highlighted is your trapezius muscle.

Poor posture and repetitive movements are a frequent contributor to neck and shoulder pain, largely caused by trapezius muscle overactivity and tightness. [Read more...]

Injury Prevention: Work and Play at Your Best

Injury PreventionInjury prevention programs are essential for any competitive sporting team or athlete to reduce the quantity and severity of injuries on and off-season. Injury prevention isn’t just for the best of the best. Studies have shown that proper injury prevention training can help reduce the possibility of injuries for all people at all levels of competitive sport. As physiotherapists, it is our duty of care to not only treat those who have fallen to injury, but provide services to prevent injury where able, to the best of our ability, whether it be in the workplace or on the sporting field.
Injury Prevention

Injury Prevention

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How to Release the Pectoralis Minor

Pectoral Muscles Are your shoulders constantly bothering you? Do you have rounded shoulders? Have you had pain or movement restriction in the shoulders? [Read more...]

What is the Rotator Cuff?

shoulder joint The Rotator Cuff is a group of four muscles - infraspinatus, supraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis - that contribute to shoulder stability and are important in movements of internal and external shoulder rotation. [Read more...]

Gross and Fine Motor Developmental Milestones in Children

Developmental milestones in children.

Developmental milestones in children.

The timeframe in which developmental goals should be reached varies from child to child. However, significant delay should be investigated to determine the contributing factors. [Read more...]
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