Benefits of Stretching

Benefits of Stretching

Stretching is definitely one of those things that’s easily overlooked when it comes to exercise. Maybe it’s because it only takes a few minutes so you easily brush it off. Or maybe it’s because you don’t “see” the results of stretching that you don’t take it seriously...
Should I Use Ice For My Recovery?

Should I Use Ice For My Recovery?

When growing up we have all been taught to apply ice to our acute injuries, especially those with swelling. We see professional athletes hopping into ice baths to aid in post-match recovery – so it must be legit! However, due to recent research health professionals...
Common Running Injuries & Physiotherapy

Common Running Injuries & Physiotherapy

According to research, 82 percent of runners will experience some form of injury throughout their running career. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite athlete training for a marathon or simply starting out on training for your first 5km event. Although running can be...
What Causes Numbness?

What Causes Numbness?

Numbness or lack of sensation is generally caused by pressure on a nerve but there are many other possible reasons for this problem. Once pressure is taken off the nerve, functioning normally resumes. A more severe case is when nerves are pinched by a bony spur or...
Signs Your Headache/Migraine is Neck-Related

Signs Your Headache/Migraine is Neck-Related

Headache symptoms originating from the neck, otherwise known as cervicogenic headache, are often overlooked as the source of the problem. This type of headache stands as only 1 of over 300 potential diagnoses known to modern medicine. As a result, cervicogenic...
10 Need-To-Know Facts About Tendon Pain

10 Need-To-Know Facts About Tendon Pain

Tendon pain/Tendinopathy is characterised by localised tenderness over the tendon – it DOES NOT change location. The pain experienced will occur when the tendon is under a certain level of load/activity, and will worsen with any additional load beyond this...
5 Signs of a Good Clinician

5 Signs of a Good Clinician

Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Osteopaths, and Myotherapists all fall under the banner of manual therapy (we use our hands to treat). However, each profession has a different approach to your aches and pains, and each individual will draw on their own biases to...
AFL Injuries and Physiotherapy

AFL Injuries and Physiotherapy

With the AFL finals being conducted this month we are certainly going to see some rough & tough footy as the 8 final clubs strive to win the 2018 Premiership. At this time many local competitions are wrapping up & the footy at these levels will just be as...
Golf and Physiotherapy

Golf and Physiotherapy

Golf and Physiotherapy are a common fit. Golfers everywhere are beginning to realise the benefits of having regular Physiotherapy treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up to 80kms/hr while turning, twisting and pulling...