AFL Injuries and Physiotherapy

AFL Injuries and Physiotherapy

With the AFL finals being conducted this month we are certainly going to see some rough & tough footy as the 8 final clubs strive to win the 2018 Premiership. At this time many local competitions are wrapping up & the footy at these levels will just be as...
Golf and Physiotherapy

Golf and Physiotherapy

Golf and Physiotherapy are a common fit. Golfers everywhere are beginning to realise the benefits of having regular Physiotherapy treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up to 80kms/hr while turning, twisting and pulling...
Technology and Children

Technology and Children

Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, tablets & smart phones, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic...
Winter Sports Injuries

Winter Sports Injuries

Australia is a sports-loving nation, Winter is a time when many of our most popular sports for both spectators & players are ‘in action’. Australian’s just can’t seem to get enough of AFL, Rugby League & Union plus the recent surge in netball, of course...
Posture in the Workplace

Posture in the Workplace

Poor workplace posture is a major cause of back pain, workplace stress, and can lead to repetitive strain injuries. This can result in poor employee health and low morale which will ultimately lead onto reduced productivity, lost time and higher business costs. Our...
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints affecting people of all ages however it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised primarily by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to...
Acute Low Back Pain

Acute Low Back Pain

The lower back is the area of the spine between the bottom of the ribs and the pelvis. There are five movable lumbar vertebrae with discs in between them. They are supported by strong surrounding muscles and ligaments with spinal nerves existing between each of the...
World Spine Day

World Spine Day

World Spine Day is a great opportunity to shine light on spinal disorders and encourage you to take steps to better health. This year the theme is ‘Your Back in Action’, emphasising the importance of physical activity and improving posture as part of good spinal...
Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

Delayed onset muscle soreness (D.O.M.S) is a medical condition that is characterised by the stiffness, tenderness and pain in muscles several hours after performing a strenuous physical activity. When muscles are stressed, small microscopic tears occur in the...
Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is a general term used to describe pain on the outside of the elbow. The most common cause is overloading of the tendon of the wrist extensor muscles as they insert into the elbow. Those engaged in strenuous activities such as tennis, climbing, swimming...