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Category Archives: Backs Necks & Headaches

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

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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

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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

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Gardening without injury

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

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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

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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

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Benign Proxymal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Our physios do a comprehensive assessment to determine that the vertigo or dizziness is due to BPPV & then the treatment for BPPV is a technique called the Dix-Hallpike manoeuvre. Continue reading

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Stop this Festive Season from being a Headache

The lead up to Christmas is traditionally a very busy time, often with long work hours & more events on at night. Longer work hours have been regularly linked to a higher risk of injury. Continue reading

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3 Reasons Good Posture Should Be On Your Mind

We’re sure you’ve heard it all before. Good posture can improve overall health, boost brain function and make you feel better about yourself in five seconds flat – big talk for one seemingly simple quick-fix. Cultivating and maintaining a good … Continue reading

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Mattresses – Is sleeping a pain in the neck?

Mattresses & pillows have limited life expectancies, so if your mattress is saggy it’s time for an upgrade. Continue reading

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Core Control

Working on these core muscles can also help you achieve a flatter stomach, & enhance your performance in the gym or in your sport! Continue reading

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Are your Kids giving you Backpain?

In a typical day, parents, grandparents, aunts & uncles looking after young children are required to push, pull, bend & lift…over & over & over again. Continue reading

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Headaches

Approximately two thirds of the general population are affected by headaches. For some people suffering frequent or chronic headaches, their entire life-style is altered.  There are a number of different types of headaches with many different causes. This can make … Continue reading

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Tips for prevention of back pain during pregnancy

Maintain good posture when standing. Gently draw in your tummy and tighten your buttocks, draw your shoulder blades down and in, and gently tuck your chin in. Continue reading

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Work & School Bags

Even the perfect bag can cause pain & injury if it is not used appropriately.
Here are some tips for using your school or work bag properly: Continue reading

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Tips for Driving in the Holidays

Unfortunately, this is not good news for your lower backs or your necks, as our bodies are not designed to maintain static sitting positions for long periods of time. Continue reading

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