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Upcoming Seminar- Hip & Knee Osteoarthritis

"Are you living with hip and knee pain from osteoarthritis?" You’re invited to a FREE patient education seminar on hip and knee pain, management of osteoarthritis, and hip and knee surgical options. Presented by our very own Physiotherapist David Castle-Burns and by industry leading lower limb orthopaedic surgeon, Dr Daevyd Rodda of the Sunshine Coast Orthopaedic Group Upcoming Seminar. Event details; Where: Goodlife Community Centre, Sunshine Coast, QLD 100 Buderim Pines Dr, Buderim QLD 4556 When: 16/11/2019 Saturday, 9:00AM to 10:30AM Contact details: (07) 5493 8038 Speakers : Dr Daevyd Rodda ... Read more

New Healthy Back Program

New Healthy Back Program Our Healthy Back Program has now been launched. Available in all of our clinics. What to expect from the healthy back program. Sessions are held at Physio Professionals gym and start by teaching the correct technique. The exercises primarily focus on strengthening the muscles of the trunk and hip and increasing the flexibility of both the spine and hips. All you need is a towel, comfortable clothing and a water bottle. The exercises taught are very specific and based on the latest research into ... Read more

Exercises for low back pain

Exercises for low back pain. Physiotherapist David Castle-Burns demonstrates three exercises for low back pain relief. It is important when you do have back pain to keep moving within pain tolerance and not aggravating your symptoms.   Read more

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

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

New Headache & Migraine E-book

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