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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

Exercises For ITB Pain & Lateral Knee Pain

Exercises For ITB Pain & Lateral Knee Pain   Physio David Castle-Burns demonstrates two exercises that may help with Lateral Knee Pain or ITB pain.   Commonly seen in runners and athletes, Iliotibial band syndrome (ITB) is an overuse injury causing pain on the outside part of the knee especially during running when the heel strikes the ground. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE) and anti-inflammatory medications are first-line treatments. Physiotherapy is helpful to identify muscleimbalances, biomechanical problems and then to develop an appropriate strengthening and treatment ... Read more

Thoracic Spine Stretch

Here Is A video To Stretch Your Upper Back Loosen your upper back and open up your chest with simple and effective stretch.     Read more

3 Tips for to improve your Squat technique

3 Tips for to improve your Squat technique.   Sarah Carmichael demonstrates 3 techniques to improve your squat technique. The squat is a great overall strength exercise that many people struggle to perform pain free. Find out how you can easily improve your technique and enjoy the benefit of this great overall strength exercise.   Book Your Appointment Here. 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

Hamstring Strains

One of the most common injuries in sport is the hamstring strain. Physiotherapist Ryan West talks about the three grades of hamstring strains and the common causes and why the hamstring muscles are very susceptible to tears and strains. Hamstring strains are most common among sports that require a high degree of speed, power and agility such as soccer, basketball, tennis and football. Book  Online Here  Read more

Ankle Sprains – Why you need to rehab them.

Lateral Ankle Sprains   Ryan West physiotherapist talks about why you need to rehab a rolled ankle to avoid further injury and preventing more a chain reaction of injuries from happening.   Getting your balance and strength back in the ankle is so important but unfortunately many people do not take action and, in many cases, this leads to more complicated problems or recurrence of continuing to roll the effected ankle.   Watch this video to find out more.   Book Here Read more

Arthritis and the winter months.

Arthritis and the winter months. Get some tips on how to manage your condition over the cooler months. Sufferers generally complain about hand and wrist pain, neck and knees are the most common. Find out how to keep moving this winter as Sarah Carmichael talks about what you can do to help.   Read more

3 Mistakes To Avoid With Back Pain

3 Mistakes To Avoid With Back Pain   Chances are you will have an episode of back pain in the next 12 month's. Director of Physio Michelle Crew talks about the most 3 common mistakes to avoid and follow these do's and don'ts to get back to good health. Ph: 5314 1150 Read more
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