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When you are suffering from a painful injury it’s natural to want to do anything possible to get rid of the pain NOW. But what if a quick pain relieving option isn’t always the most effective long-term treatment? Although there are benefits to many different treatments,...

Many businesses have pivoted to delivering online services because of the COVID-19 pandemic and from very early on Lane Cove physio has been dedicated to providing the best service possible digitally for all of our clients. Where clinically appropriate, telehealth is a safe, effective and valuable...

Heading back to uni after the summer and winter breaks can often come with a sense of happiness; having something to fill our time isn’t that bad! The optimism of a new semester and all of the promises you made yourself during the break to...

Those first few steps out of bed in the morning are always the most difficult, dragging yourself away from the warm confines of your sheets out into the big wide world. It can be even more excruciating for people suffering from plantar fasciitis, one of...

“Difficult to define, difficult to treat and difficult to explain from the point of view of pathology”.[1] That’s how shoulder guru Ernest Codman described frozen shoulder when he first documented it back in 1934. Since then, the painful condition known as frozen shoulder has also picked up...

With the vast distances of Australia and reduced availability of healthcare in remote areas, Telehealth physiotherapy was already on the rise before the COVID-19 virus struck. Now, with social distancing and travel restriction measures in place with most Governments, the benefits of telehealth for physio...

What is physiotherapy? While most people have a general understanding of what physiotherapy is, the phrase “what is physiotherapy” is one of the most commonly Googled phrases about physiotherapy. Many people aren’t aware of the different nuances between, for example; a Sports Specialist Physio and a...

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...

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?...

What Is A Tendinopathy? First off … what is a tendon? Tendons are tough elastic fibres that connect muscle to bone that help to transmit forces from our muscles to our joints.   A tendinopathy typically describes two conditions; tendon swelling and degeneration. Swelling occurs in the earlier...

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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