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Category Archives: Client Education

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

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 |

Workplace injury. Work injuries as sporting injuries.

Early treatment of sporting and workplace injuries is essential to minimise time lost on the field and in the practice. Continue reading

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

Reno Rumble – The Dangers of Home Renovation

Consider your home renovation like a sport – Deal with your injuries early Continue reading

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

Do I have Whiplash?

Early management is vital. Even if your doctor does not refer you directly to physiotherapy, try to arrange an appointment as soon as possible after the injury. Continue reading

Posted in Backs Necks & Headaches, Client Education |

Wheat bag safety tips

Wheatbags and heat is used as an adjunct to treatment it is rare that it will fix a problem, so if pain persists see your physio. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Events & News, Products, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |

Tennis isn’t the only cause of Tennis Elbow!

If your tennis elbow starts as a local elbow problem & doesn’t get treated early the nerves become sensitised & the neck and thoracic spine may start to contribute to the pain. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous, Upper Limb |

When to start running beyond baby

The timing of when you should start back running (or start running) depends on a number of factors such as what running you’ve done before, your current level of fitness, your pregnancy, the delivery, and of course, your baby. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous, Womens Health |

Patello-femoral Knee Pain

At Paddington Physiotherapy & Podiatry, you can see a Physio for your patello-femoral pain first and then the Podiatrist if you require Orthotics to assist in maintaining a painfree knee. Contact us now. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Hip & Knee |

Balance – Is yours as good as it used to be?

Try checking your balance on one leg and see how you go. If it is poor it could be due to a number of factors such as ankle stiffness, poor muscle strength, poor proprioception. Continue reading

Posted in Client Education, Sports, Lifestyle & Miscellaneous |