Clinic Update - Stephen Shepherd Headache Treatment
Senior physiotherapist at Physio Professionals Stephen Shepherd has completed post graduate studies in specialist treatment of Neck and Headaches.
Stephen recently travelled to Sydney and completed the Watson Headache Approach Course. Which is an evidence based research techniques for treating neck and headache patients.
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The Watson Headache Approach:
• aims to identify relevancy of afferent information from the C1-3 spinal nerves to headache and migraine conditions, and also other symptoms ...
Physiotherapist Reegan Emslie demonstrates some simple exercises to help neck pain and headache sufferers. These exercises are also useful for office workers or people that work in front of a computer.
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.
What is Hydrotherapy?
Hydrotherapy is a specific physiotherapist led treatment and exercise class in a heated pool.
The heat encouraged stiff joints and tight muscles to relax while the buoyancy of the water takes the load off your joints, therefore allowing you to exercise without pain.
The class includes upper and lower body strengthening, cardiovascular exercise, and balance training.
There are generally no more than 10 people per class. This ensures the physiotherapist can focus on the needs of each individual.
How do I book into ...
What is Achilles Tendinopathy?
Achilles tendinopathy is overuse of the Achilles tendon, either at the mid-portion or the lower insertional area.
Symptoms are often worse first thing in the morning and ease with activity. It is often a chronic injury as people classically continue with activity or sport because the pain eases with movement.
Why do I have it?
Poor biomechanics (pronating or flat feet put abnormal loading through the Achilles tendon.
Stiffness at the ankle joints
Footwear with little/no support
Increased loading (increased training frequency or ...