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Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy

Rotator Cuff Tendinopathy Getting on-top of shoulder pain and getting back to your goals Rotator cuff tendinopathy is one of the most common sources of shoulder pain seen across a variety of different ages. It is a shoulder condition characterised by damage and disorganisation of one or more of the rotator cuff tendons. Whilst tendons are a relatively strong structure designed to withstand high repetitive loading, when a load becomes too much the tendon can sustain micro tears. Although the body has natural ... Read more

Five reasons to try Pilates for Lower Back Pain

What is Pilates? Many people have heard of Pilates however don’t have any idea what it involves – aside from thinking it similar to yoga. Pilates is a form of exercise where low impact movements are used to develop the strength, control and flexibility of your joints and muscles. It places an emphasis on core strength and moving with mindfulness to perform all movements. At Physio Professionals, all exercises are tailored to meet individual goals with consideration of your hobbies and any ... Read more

Is Poor Posture is contributing to your Muscle & Joint problems.

Why Poor Posture is contributing to most of your Muscle & Joint problems.   There are numerous factors which can impact a person’s posture. The outcome of poor posture is the same regardless of what causes it, and is now becoming so common that most people have some first hand knowledge of the consequences of not maintaining good posture.   Low back pain is the most frequent complaint, but research shows neck, shoulder, arm pain and headaches have become increasingly widespread because of postural dysfunction. Foot and ... Read more

Free E- Book . 5 Simple Tips For Neck Pain & Headache Relief

Download Your Free Copy. Find out 5 simple but effective tips to give you relief from Neck pain or Headaches. Find out why the right pillow is important. Why posture and strength is important. What stretches to do that can help.   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

Gap Free Initial Physio Appointment

Gap Free Initial Physio Ph: 5438 9111 Did you know that over 70% of our patients see us for Neck, Shoulder or Back Pain. The unfortunate thing is that in most cases it is avoidable. Just like your car your body also needs regular check-ups to avoid a break down. Unlike your car you can't trade your body in for a new when you feel like it. Don't have a Neck, Shoulder or Back Problem. That's ok. As long as you have Muscles or Joints we can help. For ... Read more

Top Benefits of Massage

  The Top Benefits of Massage   We live in a very hectic and fast paced world these days. Stress from work and family life, poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to a body that struggles to run optimally.   Massage plays a very important role in helping you maintain your greatest asset in your life – That’s right your health.   More than just feeling relaxed, massage has scientifically researched real world benefits. Here are some of the main benefits from having regular massages.   Lower stress The long-term ... Read more

Standing Workstations

May Newsletter Standing Workstations Standing workstations, or variable-height workstations, are desks that adjust to allow the user to stand up or sit down whilst working.  Their use has been gaining momentum of late following studies supporting their benefits as well as some mainstream media coverage.   What does the evidence say? It seems there is evidence that supports a few benefits of using a variable height workstation: Workers who regularly changed between sitting and standing during their day had shorter and fewer breaks, and were more productive than those who ... Read more

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

What is TOS? Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when the blood vessels or nerves in the space between the clavicle and the first rib (thoracic outlet) become compressed. This can cause pain in the shoulders and neck, and numbness in the fingers. Symptoms Symptoms vary depending on which nerve is compressed. Neurological thoracic outlet syndrome is characterised by compression of the brachial plexus. The symptoms include: Muscle wasting at the base of the thumb Numbness or tingling in thearm or fingers Pain or aching in the ... Read more

Stress Incontinence

1 in 3 Woman who have ever had a child have incontinence Women with stress incontinence – that is, women who wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or are active – will find pelvic floor muscle training can help in getting over this problem. For pregnant women, pelvic floor muscle training will help the body cope with the growing weight of the baby. Healthy, fit muscles before the baby is born will mend more easily after the birth. As women grow older, the pelvic ... Read more
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