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Osteoarthritis is a growing problem for older Australians, with the knee being the most common and disabling joint affected.[1] Knee osteoarthritis alone is estimated to affect approximately 250 million people around the world.[2] Despite clinical guidelines unanimously recommending regular structured physical activity (aerobic or strengthening exercise) and...

It’s a common sight during football season; a player leans in to make a regulation tackle and reels out of the contact holding their arm motionless by their side grimacing as the commentator points out another “burner” for the audience. The burner is so common to...

The groin and pelvic areas are very complex regions of anatomy and as a result, pain in the groin, lower abdomen and pubic area can be referred from multiple sources for a number of different reasons. Osteitis pubis is one such reason and has been a...

Even though the terminology used to describe Patellofemoral pain can be confusing and sometimes used inconsistently, those who suffer from it are sure about being in pain. If you have been diagnosed with idiopathic anterior knee pain, runner's knee, retropatellar pain syndrome or lateral facet compression...

Have you fallen over recently onto an outstretched hand and now suffering from a sore, swollen, or bruised wrist? You may have a break in the radius (one of the long forearm bones) of your wrist, the most common fracture site of the upper extremities. What is...

In the next 25 years, it is estimated that the number of Australians over the age of 60 will double. When you combine that with the fact that between 70% and 85% of the population will experience back pain at least once in their lives, you...

The acromioclavicular (AC) joint is formed by the cap of the shoulder (acromion), the collar bone (clavicle) and is held together by strong ligaments. The AC joint is strong, but its location makes it vulnerable to injury from direct trauma. Injury to the ligaments (also called...

Gout is a form of arthritis caused by a chronic condition called hyperuricemia, triggering pain and swelling in the joints. Hyperuricemia causes high levels of a substance called urate (AKA uric acid) in your blood and can form crystals that build up in different parts...

Children and adolescents go through periods of rapid growth and are prone to suffering a range of musculoskeletal complaints of the spine. Danish radiologist Holger Scheuermann first described this juvenile kyphosis in 1921 when he reported on 105 adolescent patients suffering from a unique curvature of...

Your foot is an important and complex area of the body that contains 26 bones, 33 joints and over 100 muscles and ligaments. The foot can be split into 3 sections, the forefoot, the midfoot and the hindfoot. The forefoot: Made up of phalanges — your toes...

SERVICE UPDATE

During these unprecedented times, we’d like to assure you that our clinic is open and safe to attend.

We have taken extra measures to ensure our rooms are disinfected and cleaned on each visit and adhere to social distancing as required.

Although we are seeing patients in the clinic as normal, we are offering extra services for any "at risk" patients via home-visits or tele-health online physio.

All Physiotherapy, Hydrotherapy and Exercise Physiology appointments will still be available in the clinic, at home and online via tele-health. Please call us on 9428 5772 to organise a time or email us at [email protected]

Stay healthy and we hope to see you in the clinic soon.

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