Injuries

Did you know that May, June and July are the busiest months for sport and exercise related injuries in Australia?[1] With COVID-19 restrictions currently keeping all team sports on the backburner, total injuries this year are likely to drop, but that doesn’t mean your chances...

Kinesiology taping has become a popular treatment among athletes and amateurs alike over the last decade, even though its clinical benefits are still being investigated.[1] There have been many proposed benefits to taping over the years, including: improved healing, reduced muscle fatigue, reduced delayed-onset muscle soreness,...

Osteoarthritis (OA) has a broad reaching negative impact on individuals, ranking as the 11th highest contributor to global disability.[1] When it comes to the treatment of OA, physiotherapists are central to the management of symptoms and progression through the delivery of exercise programs. Although OA is...

The dreaded anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. Anterior cruciate ligament ruptures/tears are one of the most common, painful and infamous injuries in sport. Your ACL is a band of dense connective tissue that is attached to the femur and tibia. The ACL is one of the main ligaments of the...

Your shoulder is a complex joint made up of the arm bone (the humerus), the collarbone (the clavicle) and the shoulder blade (the scapula). These connect to the glenoid, which is a ball-like shaped object that then connects with the socket of the scapula at...

Your hip is a ball and socket joint made of two parts, the acetabulum (the socket) and the femur (the ball) that allows the upper leg to move front to back and side to side. Your hip is the largest weight bearing joint in the...

What are the benefits of childhood sports participation? Physical activity is important in developing the health and wellbeing of children as it promotes a wide range of effects that support growth and development.  Studies have shown that physical activity is not only good for a child’s...

It’s back to school time again, which means that children all around Australia are going to be putting on their backpacks, grabbing their iPads, books, heading to class and putting themselves at higher risk of a back, shoulder and neck pain.[1] The combination of under...

How a biomechanical assessment could save you a running injury In-depth biomechanical assessments and running technique analysis aren’t just for the professionals. Running puts varying levels of stress on different parts of the body and can exacerbate existing conditions or lead to overuse injuries if your...

It’s that time of year again where we think about the things we want to improve for ourselves in the New Year and (hopefully) write them down in order to achieve them. It’s well known that exercise and physical activity reduces your risk of developing...

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 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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