Injuries

Have you ever suffered from thigh pain and automatically assumed you must have pulled a muscle in your quadriceps? The thigh is one of those areas that most people think they know, when in fact it can be one of the trickier areas of the...

Time and time again as a Sports Specialist Physio, during the initial comprehensive assessment with new patients I am shocked at how many novice trainers and experienced runners alike neglect to get a consistent good night’s sleep. We live in a fast pace world and...

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...

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...

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...

Chronic pain affects 1 in 5 Australians and 1 in 3 Australians over the age of 65. The Productivity Commission has studied the social and economic effects of chronic pain[1] and estimated that it costs the Australian economy $34 billion a year, is the third...

Physiotherapists are expertly trained in the musculoskeletal structure of the human body and its movement and recovery. Your physio is trained in the assessment, diagnosis, planning and management of your care, they are unfortunately not miracle workers. This means that while your physio is capable...