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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

Don’t Let School Bags Weigh Your Children Down!

2020-01-27T17:41:01+10:00

Overloaded or incorrectly worn school bags can play a major role in a lot of neck, back and shoulder pain among children. With children heading back to school this week, we think it's very important to highlight the impact that a school bag can have on a child's body when used incorrectly. How do school [...]

Don’t Let School Bags Weigh Your Children Down!2020-01-27T17:41:01+10:00

Clinical Pilates…What is it exactly?

2019-11-14T16:05:45+10:00

We get asked this question so much, we have made a blog to answer all those burning questions!!! So firstly, what exactly is Clinical Pilates? Well it is a form of physical exercise that focuses on… posture core stability strength, balance control flexibility breathing HOW does it work? Pilates works to improve the dynamic stability [...]

Clinical Pilates…What is it exactly?2019-11-14T16:05:45+10:00

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – A Real Pain In The Knee

2019-10-24T12:28:37+10:00

Do you have pain in the front of your knee that seems to have come from nowhere? Does it hurt when you are going up or downstairs? Or if you have been sitting for too long? Well there is a fair chance that you have developed Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), a pain in the front [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – A Real Pain In The Knee2019-10-24T12:28:37+10:00

Ankle Sprains in Basketball

2019-10-17T15:34:07+10:00

As physios, ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting basketball injuries we see! However, we find its prevalence may be responsible for the public’s relaxed attitude to the management of this injury, and hence a high recurrence rate. It is said only 50% of people suffering an ankle sprain seek medical attention!! As [...]

Ankle Sprains in Basketball2019-10-17T15:34:07+10:00

Shoulders – Why Don’t We Treat Them Properly?

2019-09-05T12:06:25+10:00

This is something that bugs many in the health field - why do we treat shoulders so differently to many other joints? You might be wondering what I mean by this...I mean that when people come in with say, knee pain, we aim to reduce the pain, increase the movement and then gradually load the [...]

Shoulders – Why Don’t We Treat Them Properly?2019-09-05T12:06:25+10:00

Physiotherapy for Children

2018-10-18T13:17:50+10:00

Paediatric physiotherapy offers specialised care for children aged from newborn to the young adult. They have an expert understanding of child development and how this relates to neurological, cardio-respiratory and musculoskeletal health.  Paediatric physiotherapists work to improve children’s motor development, strength, range of motion, endurance, balance, and co-ordination. As the body undergoes rapid changes to both [...]

Physiotherapy for Children2018-10-18T13:17:50+10:00

Hydrotherapy

2018-09-26T14:30:49+10:00

Whilst a lot of treatment fads will come and go, today we’re looking at a method of treatment first regarded as beneficial in the days of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome - Hydrotherapy (aka Aquatic Physiotherapy)! Things evolve and hydrotherapy is now backed by research to help relieve pain and aid recovery for many conditions. [...]

Hydrotherapy2018-09-26T14:30:49+10:00

Hip Replacement

2018-09-19T14:22:38+10:00

Our hips are classed as ‘ball and socket’ joints. They are designed for stability and weight-bearing. The bony surfaces of the hip joint are covered with articular cartilage, a smooth tissue that cushions the ends of the bones and enables them to move easily. When significant damage occurs to the hip joint, it is this [...]

Hip Replacement2018-09-19T14:22:38+10:00