Exercise

Running Assessments

2020-08-06T13:35:38+10:00

Running assessment, which is sometimes referred to as gait analysis, is a service for anyone that runs. Running is a simple, yet complex form of exercise that caters for varying levels of fitness and is a huge part of any sport. Because running is a weight bearing activity that requires the joints in our legs [...]

Running Assessments2020-08-06T13:35:38+10:00

Frozen Shoulder

2020-07-09T14:34:16+10:00

What is frozen shoulder? Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that affects the shoulder joint, causing pain and stiffness. It often involves a gradual onset of symptoms with disabling shoulder pain that progressively becomes stiff over time. This condition can last 12-18 months and in some cases up to two years. [...]

Frozen Shoulder2020-07-09T14:34:16+10:00

Low Back Pain Post Pregnancy

2020-06-18T14:53:33+10:00

Let’s talk about one of the most common complaints we see both during and after pregnancy! As many as 50% of women will experience lower back pain during pregnancy and many will go on to develop lower back pain afterwards too. Why do women experience back pain post pregnancy? During pregnancy, as the baby grows [...]

Low Back Pain Post Pregnancy2020-06-18T14:53:33+10:00

Rotator Cuff – Treatment Options

2020-06-04T15:21:41+10:00

Rotator cuff related shoulder pain can be frustrating. The good news is, we can do something about it and so can you! If you haven't already, read our previous blog on rotator cuff injuries here, which covers the anatomy of the rotator cuff, as well as common injuries such as tears, tendinopathy, bursitis and “impingement”. [...]

Rotator Cuff – Treatment Options2020-06-04T15:21:41+10:00

Rotator Cuff – To Operate or Not?

2020-06-04T12:54:57+10:00

Rotator cuff tears are a common cause of shoulder pain in both young and older populations. To learn more about the common injuries, what causes them, how they are diagnosed and how they are treated, check out our last blog here. Following a rotator cuff tear, there are two primary pathways of management: conservative or [...]

Rotator Cuff – To Operate or Not?2020-06-04T12:54:57+10:00

Plantar Fasciitis

2020-05-07T15:29:56+10:00

Plantar heel pain AKA plantar fasciitis is an overuse condition of the plantar fascia often at its origin and attachment to the heel bone (calcaneus). Those that have had it know how painful and frustrating this injury can be. Some describe it as walking on broken glass every morning. Ouch! Over the years, treatment for [...]

Plantar Fasciitis2020-05-07T15:29:56+10:00

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

2020-04-21T14:54:59+10:00

Ever thought of taking up running? Well, now is a good time! With gyms closed and sport suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, running can be a great alternative to keep your fitness levels up during this period (and to pass some time). Starting out as a runner can be a scary thing though, especially [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Running2020-04-21T14:54:59+10:00

Muscle Cramps

2020-03-12T14:30:51+10:00

  If you’ve ever had a muscle cramp, you know how painful they can be especially when it strikes when you least expect it. Ouch! A very common question that we get is ‘how do I stop cramps?’ Most people think that dehydration or heat causes cramps and we’ve all seen the ‘magic remedy’ like [...]

Muscle Cramps2020-03-12T14:30:51+10:00
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