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Category Archives: Client Education

Here’s a couple of articles about different common conditions.

Quick Tips for the Workplace

Sustained postures, especially postures that are not ideal for your body, increases your risk for an overuse injury. Here are some simple strategies that can be used to avoid these common workplace injuries. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Your physiotherapist will do an assessment of your wrist and your day-to-day tasks that involve the wrist to determine what is causing the CTS. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Upper Limb |

Tae Kwon Do Injury

If you are doing a martial art and have an injury, or if you are thinking about starting and are concerned about whether you are ‘ready’, book an appointment with us Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Can Physiotherapy Help Rib Fractures?

Rib fractures tend to heal in 6-8 weeks. During that time, physiotherapy can reduce your pain and maximise recovery. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

What is a Total Shoulder Replacement (TSR)

What is a Total Shoulder Replacement (TSR) TSR is a surgery performed for many reasons, including to reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis in the shoulder, restore shoulder function after rotator cuff damage, or a fracture of the humerus (arm bone).The … Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Upper Limb |

What is a Total Hip Replacement (THR)

A THR is a commonly performed surgery that aims to reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis in the hip, restore hip function, and improve your quality of life. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Hip & Knee |

Do I need a Total Knee Replacement?

A TKR is a commonly performed surgery that aims to reduce the symptoms of osteoarthritis in the knee, restore knee function, and improve your quality of life. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Hip & Knee |

What Is Arthritis?

Conservative physio management of OA has been shown in research to be very effective to avoid or delay the need for surgery in most people. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Injury & Arthritis |

Choose Your Physio

Often patients come in after having spent endless amounts of time, effort and money on treatment without seeing any results. By researching and choosing a physiotherapist relevant to their specific injury the client can often achieve better results. Here are … Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, FAQ |

Thoracic Spine Pain – What can I do?

If you suspect that your thoracic spine is giving you pain, make sure you have it assessed & treated quickly. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education |

Osteoarthritis – What do I do about OA?

How will I know if my symptoms are due to osteoarthritis? Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Hip & Knee, Injury & Arthritis |

So won’t all the office workers please stand up? Please stand up

Your Physio can assist you to adapt into using different desks effectively Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Netball Injuries

Netball injuries can be seen and managed by the physiotherapist to ensure a speedy recovery and allow you to get back to the sport you love! Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Foot & Ankle, Hip & Knee, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Low Back Pain

If you have a long history of back pain, if you have just started to experience back pain or if you would like to know what you can do to prevent it, seek help from a physiotherapist. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education |

Is it old age, overweight or just the weather?

Many musculoskeletal conditions are often attributed to either old age, being overweight or even sometime because of the weather. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Gardening without injury

When in the garden, a little care can help prevent injury. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Haircuts – A pain in the Neck?

About 80% of Australians will experience back or neck pain at some stage in their lives. For some, a visit to the hairdresser can aggravate, or even cause, a painful neck or back problem. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Tips to Distance Running Preparation

Book a physio appointment to check Quads, Hamstrings and calf muscles & any injuries sustained during the run. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

What does jumping ability tell us about a persons athletic potential?

See the below article with Physio Alexander Eagles, who was working here at the time of being the lead author, published in the June 2015 edition of Sports Medicine for more information. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Injury & Arthritis, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

ACL injuries in AFL Football

Knee Injuries that have Prehabilitation (before Surgery Physiotherapy treatment) tend to fare better than if you have surgery without Physio prior. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Hip & Knee, Injury & Arthritis |