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Physiotherapists are expertly trained in the musculoskeletal structure of the human body and its movement and recovery. Your physio is trained in the assessment, diagnosis, planning and management of your care, they are unfortunately not miracle workers. This means that while your physio is capable...

So why is a pregnancy massage great for treating prenatal aches and pains? Anyone who has had a great massage on the Lower North Shore can attest to the sense of relaxation, reduced muscle tension, increased circulation, improved recovery from injuries and an overall increase...

Lower back pain affects up to 80% of the population at some stage in their lives and is one of the most common reasons for visits to a GP in Australia. Back pain is the single most common complaint we get here at Lane Cove...

At Lane Cove Physio we understand the benefits an Accredited Exercise Physiologist can have in a variety of ways for our clients. That’s why we are part of a growing number of Physiotherapy specialists that have integrated an Exercise Physiologist into our practice professionals. One...

Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) is definitely one of the more eyebrow raising treatments to see advertised by highly trained musculoskeletal physiotherapists and Specialist Sports and Exercise physiotherapists. It’s not as dramatic as it sounds. A technology that has been in use since the 1980’s, Shockwave...

The term arthritis is used to describe the pain, swelling and stiffness in a joint or joints in the body. Arthritis isn’t a single condition and there are several different types of arthritic conditions that are caused and exacerbated by a broad range of issues....

Choosing the right physiotherapist for your condition or injury can feel like trying to find a needle in a complicated haystack of qualifications and professional titles. With thousands of Google physiotherapists at your fingertips how do you know if the Lane Cove physio you choose...

As a general rule employment is great for health and wellbeing. Studies have consistently demonstrated that people with stable employment live longer, have more positive mental and physical health outcomes and use health services less than those who are unemployed. [1] Research conducted by the...

How a musculoskeletal physio can help with upper back pain. Pain in the upper back or between the shoulder blades, also known as pain in the thoracic spine region, is the slightly less common ugly cousin of lower back pain. Pain in the upper back can...

Like hydrotherapy and other forms of physical therapy, the use of massage therapy dates back thousands of years to Egypt, Greece and Japan.[1] Massage therapy is essentially the manual manipulation of the soft body tissues including muscles, tendons and ligaments with the goal of enhancing...