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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...

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...

First described in 1877 by Dr James Paget, Osteitis Deformans, or Paget's disease of the bone is the second most common skeletal disorder after Osteoporosis. Paget’s disease causes an accelerated rate of bone remodelling where some bones grow abnormally, resulting in excessive bone that lacks the...

After over 100 days, Sydney is no longer in lockdown and Lane Cove Physio is operating at full steam ahead. Lots of Sydneysiders are also getting back into their exercise routines just as the weather is heating up and unfortunately that is a recipe for...

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...