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When should you change your running shoes?

Changing your running shoes. Today our Physiotherapist David interviews David Chick from Allez Sport Mooloolaba about when to buy a new pair of shoes. The correct shoe fit is important, because if you get it wrong it has very expensive consequences. A lot of patients we see are in the wrong shoes or in shoes that have been used for too long. These mistakes result in increased forces through the ankle, knee, hip and lower back. This results in stressed muscles and bones, restricting you in ... Read more

The Importance of Physiotherapy with Low Back Pain

The Importance of Physiotherapy with Low Back Pain It is understood that 70% of Australians will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. The origin of the back pain is often unknown with 85% of cases diagnosed as non-specific low back pain, mostly because the aetiology of back pain is complex. The main symptoms of a possible low back injury include pins, needles and numbness referring down the leg. Pain with back movements. Common difficulties include putting on shoes, ... Read more