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Intersection Syndrome in Rowers

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
06/04/2020 09:00 AM
Intersection syndrome is an overuse injury involving friction at the intersection between two compartments of the wrist, each wrapped in their own sheath. The affected compartments in the wrist are sh...

Strength Training in the Elderly Population

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
02/04/2020 10:00 AM
Aging is associated with a progressive decline in overall muscle and bone health. As a result, balance, proprioception and strength are also reduced, which increases the risk of falls. According to th...

Should I Be Foam Rolling My ITB

Posted By Matt O'Brien,
30/03/2020 09:00 AM
Chances are if you’ve done almost any type of exercise in the last few years you will have heard of, seen or used a foam roller. Many of you may also have been instructed to roll your Iliotibial Band...

Infection Control Training - COVID 19

Posted By Melanie Roberts,
26/03/2020 22:00 PM
All our staff have undertaken the Australian Government Department of Health Infection Control Training for COVID-19 to ensure your safety and well being whilst you visit our clinic.

Achilles Tendinopathy

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
26/03/2020 10:24 AM
Here’s a few facts about the Achilles tendon before we discuss tendinopathies: The Achilles tendon is a thick band of connective tissue that joins the calf muscles to the heel bone The function...

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the Knee & What to Do

Posted By Matt O'Brien,
23/03/2020 21:19 PM
Some quick stats & facts: 1 million Australians are believed to have osteoarthritis Woman are more likely to have it than men More than 25% of people 65 years and older experience some form...

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
16/03/2020 09:00 AM
What is thoracic outlet syndrome, what causes it and how do we manage it? There are several “passageways” in the neck and shoulder where nerves and blood vessels pass through. These passageways are...

Let's Talk Lower Back Pain

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
09/03/2020 16:00 PM
Low back pain is one of the most common presenting conditions we, as physios, see in our work day. Why? There are many factors that can contribute to ongoing low back pain in the general population,...

Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV) – What is it and how can a physio treat it?

Posted By Kayla Mattiazzi,
02/03/2020 15:00 PM
Do you experience spinning sensations with movements such as bending over, looking up, lying down or rolling over in bed? You may be suffering from a specific type of vertigo known as BPPV. This type...

Why We Need Sleep

Posted By Dean Corpuz,
17/02/2020 09:00 AM
Everybody needs to sleep and adults need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night, although this number varies from person to person. This accounts for approximately one third of our lives. So why...