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Hamstring Length & Health

Hamstring length is important for several reasons, particularly in the context of physical function, sports performance, and injury prevention. Here are some key reasons why hamstring length is considered important:   Flexibility and Range of Motion:   Adequate hamstring length is crucial for maintaining good flexibility and range of motion in the hip and knee […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Headache & Migraine E-book

New Headache & Migraine E-book Now Available Subscribe to Download our Free E-book * indicates required Email Address * First Name  * After years of practicing Physiotherapy and treating many people with Headaches and Migraines, I’m truly aware how many patients lives are deeply impacted by the debilitating effects of regularly occurring headaches and migraines. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]