Myths surrounding Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain (LBP)

Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common causes of injury, disability and time away from work/recreation. There are many myths surrounding LBP that contribute to the chronicity and level of disability associated. [Read more...]

What is the Mulligan Concept Technique?

Mobilisation with MovementMobilisation with Movement The Mulligan Concept technique is where a joint mobilisation is applied and then the joint is actively moved by the patient. [Read more...]

What is Sacroiliac Joint Pain?

                      The sacroiliac joint (SIJ).

The sacroiliac joint links your lumbar spine and your pelvis, and dysfunction in this area can be extremely painful and debilitating. [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Ligaments of the Knee

Knee Anatomy

Structures of the Knee joint including the four main ligaments.

Ligaments connect bone to bone, and are helpful for joint stabilisation and proprioception. The knee joint has four main ligaments:
    1. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)
    2. Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)
    3. Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL)
    4. Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL)
    [Read more...]
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