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Now that winter is in the rear view mirror, many people around the country will be dusting off the running shoes, updating those apple watches and getting ready to hit the pavement running. Whether you hibernated completely over the winter or scaled back your physical...

Behind every athlete is a story of dedication and sacrifice in order to achieve their goals. The days (sometimes nights) spent training, the adherence to strict programs and diets come rain, hail or shine and pushing through the pain barrier are things that most athletes...

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...

Your ankle is a complex hinge joint forming between the bones of the lower leg  (tibia and fibula) and a bone of the foot (the talus) and allows your foot to bend upwards (dorsiflexion) and downwards (plantarflexion). Because of the number of ligaments, muscles and...

Statistics show that up to a third of women and 1 out of 5 Australians of every age and gender will suffer from a type of pelvic floor dysfunction at some time in their life. Commonly and wrongly thought of as a women’s only problem,...

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?...