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Your humerus connects the shoulder to the elbow joint and proximal humeral fractures make up 4 to 5 percent of all fractures, occurring at the surgical neck of the bone, closest to the shoulder. Proximal humeral fractures often occur as a result of falling from a...

Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain is one of the most common causes of lower back and pelvic pain in pregnancy, affecting about 1 in 5 Australian mothers.[1] Our women’s health specialist at Lane Cove Physio is an expert at diagnosing and treating pelvic girdle pain before,...

At Lane Cove Physio, our musculoskeletal and sports specialist physiotherapists treat thousands of people with knee injuries and patellofemoral pain every year. One of the most common symptoms described by those with and without painful knees is a ‘grinding’, ‘cracking’, or ‘clunking’ of the knee...

Apart from its connection to your clavicle, your shoulder blade (scapula) is a floating bone nearly completely stabilised by a group of seventeen muscles.[1] If you have shoulder pain, restricted movement or have noticed that one of your shoulder blades is sticking out more than the...

Why do my big toe and the ball of my foot hurt so much? With so many Lane Cove and Sydney residents back into the full swing of sports and physical activity after a long lockdown, foot injuries are back on the rise. Pain around the...

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries can be devastating whether you are an athlete or not. Apart from being very painful, ACL tears require adequate care and rehabilitation from the outset to ensure the best long-term outcome. Unfortunately, re-rupture and graft failure are both medical realities for...

The sacroiliac joint is an important and complex region that contributes to a number of musculoskeletal complaints and chronic pain cases I see in my Lane Cove physio office. In many people, sacroiliac joint dysfunction is the direct cause of lower back pain and has been...

Over 25,000 Australians are living with Multiple sclerosis (MS), an immune-mediated disease that attacks the central nervous system. Physiotherapy, when part of a multidisciplinary treatment program, has been shown to improve physical health and enhance quality of life for people with MS.[1] Expert physiotherapy advice about...

Working from home has become the norm for many of us over the last 2 years because of the COVID-19 pandemic and it continues to have both positive and negative effects on wellbeing. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare disease expenditure report for 2019 revealed that ...

Managing a chronic musculoskeletal condition or musculoskeletal pain requires a broad set of skills and treatments. Many of these treatments from your Lane Cove Physio provide a hands-on approach to help relieve your pain and stiffness and improve your mobility, movement and joint function. What is manual...