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The physios at Lane Cove Physio are here to help. Tennis elbow (otherwise known as lateral epicondylalgia) is a common condition that affects roughly 1-3% of the population. It affects both athletes as well as the general population with varying degrees of severity. The typical symptoms include pain, reduced...

The shoulder is a complex joint, one that physiotherapists and other medical professionals have spent decades studying and getting diagnoses and treatment down to a fine art. One of the common afflictions of the shoulder joint is a break (fracture) of the surrounding bone that...

Osteoporosis is a common condition that affects over one million Australians, particularly middle aged to elderly women, although it occurs in men as well.[1] Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones – causing a decrease in bone mass and density, over time leading to bones...

Dry needling and acupuncture are two of those treatments that always result in raised eyebrows at first from my patients. At first glance, plenty of people aren’t keen on the prospect of being jabbed with tiny needles, it sounds counterproductive to kicking pain doesn’t it?...

Chronic pain affects 1 in 5 Australians and 1 in 3 Australians over the age of 65. The Productivity Commission has studied the social and economic effects of chronic pain[1] and estimated that it costs the Australian economy $34 billion a year, is the third...

Everybody knows at least a little bit about pain. If you’ve ever had a headache, put your neck out, twinged your back, pulled a hamstring or stubbed your toe you’ve experienced pain on some level. Unfortunately, one in five Australians experiences chronic pain. What is chronic...

9 months of pregnancy and giving birth, whether natural or caesarean, puts a prolonged strain on the body and causes a number of physiological and chemical changes that won’t just disappear overnight. It is common for pregnancy, labour and birth to exacerbate physical problems including...

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...