Runner’s knee is the nickname for a condition called Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. It gets this nickname because – you guessed it – it is common in runners.Read more
Do you keep spraining your ankle?
80% of people who see a physio for an ankle sprain have sprained it before in the last 12 months
Why is this?Read more
Do you want to go walking but your knees slow you down or your hips just won’t let you hop? Maybe it’s a struggle just to do the shopping or walk the dog………
You aren’t alone!Read more
Whilst there are many causes for these symptoms, common ones include;]
- Poor eye sight
- Poor posture
Now this last cause is unfortunately becoming more and more prevalent!Read more
Pregnant…how’s your back??
50-75% of women suffer from back or pelvic pain at some point during their pregnancy – you are not alone!
There are a number of reasons you may experience this:Read more
Do you want to get fit this year? Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to do more exercise?
It’s a wonderful resolution and the benefits are limitless, including;
• Stress relief
• Clearing your mind
• Cardiovascular improvements
• Building strength/tone
• Weight loss
• Endophin release – makes you feel goooooood!
Headaches are an extremely common complaint in today’s society with up to 70% of the population reporting they experience them.
Common treatments include pain medication or anti-inflammatories, which may provide short term relief but fail to treat the source of the problem.Read more
This includes smart phones, tablets, computers and watching television. You may be surprised (or even horrified) that recent research had Australians averaging 10hrs and 19minutes per day!!
This time is split between work and play, and often people are using more then 1 screen at a time – for example, using a tablet whilst watching TV.
Have you ever wondered whether you should be putting heat or ice on an injury? If so, you aren’t alone. It is one of the most common questions I am asked at the practice. You may also be wondering for how long you should apply the heat or cold and how regularly. Well, here are some answers for you!Read more
Experience the Benefits of Hydrotherapy
Is land-based exercise just too painful on your arthritic hips and knees? Or are you recovering from surgery that limits your ability to weight bear? Hydrotherapy could be the answer for you!
We all know that exercise and keeping strong is very important in the treatment of arthritis, post operatively or following any musculoskeletal injury. But sometimes pain in the affected joints makes it impossible to start the process of getting moving again.Read more