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How We Manage Back Pain

How We Manage Your Back Pain Around 65% of people will at some point experience Low Back Pain (LBP) in their lifetime. Symptoms can range from a dull ache to excruciating and debilitating pain that can wake you up at night, stop you from participating in daily activities, working, doing household chores or your favourite hobbies. Here are what we believe to be the 5 Phases for a great outcome in managing & treating Back Pain. Phase 1. – Identifying the cause of your pain.  Identifying ... Read more

Top tips For Healthy Knees

Top Tips to maintain knee health Strength Exercise: Strength training that focuses heavily on building up muscles in the quadriceps and hamstrings can decrease pain and help people better tolerate arthritis and other structural knee problems. Staying active helps control weight and build muscle, both of which can help protect your knees from further damage. Stretching: Stretches that focus on the calf, hamstring and quadriceps muscles take pressure off the knees and kneecaps. A well-conditioned, flexible body is less likely to develop overuse ... Read more

Meet Regina Curtin Our Newest Physio

Regina Curtin Joins Physio Professionals   About Physiotherapist Regina Curtin   Regina has joined Physio Professionals and is consulting from both our Caloundra & Kawana Clinics In 2010, Regina received her BSc in Physiotherapy from Coventry University. Regina has worked predominantly in Private Practice since graduating, with a heavy involvement in sports teams. Her clinical experience includes; treating pre-and post-operative total hip, knee and shoulder replacements. Helping to guide her patients on their journey back to optimum functional health, through a series of treatment techniques, and ... Read more

Shoulder Pain Treatment

Shoulder Pain and Physio Treatment Michelle Crew Physiotherapist talks about Common Shoulder problems such as shoulder bursitis, rotator cuff pathology, supraspinatus tears and treatment available. Shoulder injuries and problems are mainly caused by two events such as trauma or over use injuries. As the shoulder is an extremely complex joint your road to recovery all starts with a correct diagnosis. Read more