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...
Musculoskeletal Injuries and Children in Sport

Musculoskeletal Injuries and Children in Sport

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 6 out of 10 children aged between 5 and 14 years participate in organised sports. Still more participate in informal recreational activities. Although sports participation provides numerous physical and social benefits,...
Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash is a non-medical term describing a range of head and neck injuries resulting from an acceleration-deceleration mechanism of energy transfer to the neck. These forces may result in painful injuries to the muscles, ligaments and joints of the neck and other...
Core Stability

Core Stability

There are many myths and misconceptions about core stability which has become a popular concept in both the rehabilitation and fitness industries in recent years. Everywhere you look, social media, TV, online, emails and even women’s magazines now implore you to...
Golf and Physiotherapy

Golf and Physiotherapy

Golf is a sport with many health and well-being benefits. A reported 60 million people of all ages play golf across the world, sometimes into their 80s and 90s. The health benefits have been widely reported in recent years with an 18 hole round amounting to 6-8 km of...
Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

The body feels the repercussions from sports at any level. You don’t have to be an elite athlete to need Sports Physiotherapy. Athletes and individuals who play sports regularly are more prone to develop sports injuries. Some of the common sports injuries are tennis...
Headaches

Headaches

The diagnosis of cervical headache is frequently under-diagnosed. Many symptoms are similar to other classifications of headache such as tension headache, migraine, hormonal headache and even cluster headache. There may be clear dietary, environmental or hormonal...
Wrist Pain and Injuries

Wrist Pain and Injuries

The wrist & hand form a precision instrument allowing performance of highly skilled tasks with great power or pinpoint accuracy. Injury to the hand or wrist can deprive us from achieving the most simple of tasks. Wrist pain or injury is common and can usually be...