Physiotherapy

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

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

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

Knee Replacement

2018-09-19T09:46:55+10:00

Knee replacement surgery was first performed in 1968. Since then, improvements in surgical materials and techniques have greatly increased its effectiveness. If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to feel pain while [...]

Knee Replacement2018-09-19T09:46:55+10:00

Achilles’ Tendinopathy – A Runner’s Worst Nightmare…

2018-09-05T14:06:39+10:00

In today’s blog, we are going to talk about a runner’s worst nightmare… Achilles’ tendinopathy (previously known as Achilles’ tendinitis). Yes, this condition generally creeps up on you and has the uncanny ability to cause you pain at the most inconvenient times, like just before a major game or event! Unfortunately, ignoring the pain and [...]

Achilles’ Tendinopathy – A Runner’s Worst Nightmare…2018-09-05T14:06:39+10:00

The Beginner’s Guide to Exercise – Top Tips for Starting an Exercise Routine

2018-08-16T13:27:23+10:00

Spring is almost here! And with days getting warmer and longer, many people see it as the perfect time to get back into their exercise routine to shed those pesky winter kilos! You may have been great through the Summer and Autumn months, but as the days got darker and colder, your routine went out [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Exercise – Top Tips for Starting an Exercise Routine2018-08-16T13:27:23+10:00