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Running Injuries – February Newsletter

With the rise of active aware individuals in the community, community walking and running groups are slowly growing and are the most popular activities in 2018. So how can we support the 2019 new years resolution and growing park run movement in avoiding and recovering from injuries while living healthier lives? The causes of running or walking injuries: 1. Overload Everyone starts off somewhere from having limited capacity. Whether this is no walking, slow runs or only doing 10km a week. What tends to occur especially around the ... Read more

The SICK Shoulder

The SICK Shoulder   The shoulder blade’s only attachment to the rest of the skeleton is through the acromioclavicular joint, the bone is primarily held in place by the attached and surrounding muscle. Muscles use the scapula for attachment, enabling the flexibility and dexterity of the shoulder. Proper positioning and movement of the scapula is critical for full and normal shoulder range of motion. Abnormal movement of the shoulder blade is known as dyskinesis. The acronym SICK describes the state of shoulder when ... Read more

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo treatment sunshine coast

Have you ever suffered from a bout of vertigo or Dizziness?   See how Physiotherapy can help with Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Common triggers of your vertigo or dizziness include rolling over in bed, getting out of bed, and lifting your head to look up. The most common cause of dizziness is Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) . Others include Inflammation in the inner ear, Meniere's disease, neck joint dysfunction, vestibular migraine and acoustic neuroma. Rarely, vertigo can be a symptom of a more ... Read more

Role of Physiotherapy with Chronic Fatigue

Role of Physiotherapy with Chronic Fatigue   The Role of Physiotherapy in the Management of Chronic Fatigue Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a complex disorder characterised by debilitating fatigue that can’t be explained by any underlying medical or psychological condition. Symptoms include headache, sore throat, mild fever, myalgia and sleep disturbance. ‘Fatigue’ is defined medically as ‘the early onset of tiredness after an activity has been started’. It has been characterised as ‘recent fatigue’ (less than one month), ‘prolonged fatigue’ (more than one month) and ... 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

New Headache & Migraine E-book

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Tennis Elbow – Lateral Epicondylitis

Tennis Elbow - Lateral Epicondylitis Managing Lateral Epicondylitis Lateral epicondylitis, also known as “tennis elbow” is one of the most common overuse injuries involving the wrist extensors of the forearm. The primary cause of lateral epicondylitis is associated with activity involving contractile overload and chronic stress to the extensor tendon attachment onto the humerus. Previously referred to as an inflammatory condition, Lateral epicondylitis is now understood as a continuum of change - the result of a proliferative reaction to overload.  Histopathological studies ... Read more

Ischiofemoral impingement and hip pain

Ischiofemoral impingement and hip pain   Ischiofemoral impingement (IFI) is an often-misdiagnosed cause of hip pain. IFI occurs with abnormal contact between the lesser trochanter and the ischium and often occurs with trauma or prior hip surgery (total hip arthroplasty, femoral osteotomy). IFI is defined as the narrowing of the space between the lateral aspect of the ischium and the lesser trochanter of the femur where soft tissue structures are becoming impinged. The hamstrings or hip flexor muscles can be involved but it is ... Read more

Top 5 Soccer Injuries

Top Five Football (Soccer) Injuries Football players are predisposed to injury due to the fast-paced nature of the sport and the technical aspects of the game including tackling, dribbling and physical contact between players. The good news – with preventative measures and a guided rehabilitation plan from a Physiotherapist, players can ensure they spend more time on the field than sitting on the sideline injured. Hamstring Strain The hamstrings are made up of three muscles of the posterior thigh. During training or game ... Read more

Free Pregnancy Ebook Now Available

Download Your Free Pregnancy Ebook Our Women's health physiotherapy team put together a before and after ebook that will help women understand journey from before and after delivery. Download your free copy here today.   Read more
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