Repetitive Strain Injuries

By |2020-11-09T20:28:30+11:00November 9th, 2020|Education|

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), are common injuries that can affect both the upper and lower limbs and even the back and neck regions. Yes, even the spine, how many times have we felt back pain after a heavy bout of gardening or home DIY? This is a repetitive strain injury as a result of overdoing [...]

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NRL and A-League Physio Joins Nelson Bay Physio

By |2020-11-03T01:11:40+11:00October 31st, 2020|Marketing|

We are thrilled to announce that Ian Austin has joined Nelson Bay Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre. Ian offers a wealth of experience having worked in private practice for some 30 years and professional sport for 12 years. Ian has worked in sports medicine and orthopaedic sports injury in Sydney for many years, as the [...]

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Cycling Injuries & BikeFit Assessments

By |2020-11-02T23:09:20+11:00August 15th, 2020|Education, Marketing|

Cycling is a great form of exercise, especially for those who may not be able to walk or jog due to weight bearing problems such as osteoarthritis. However, cyclists are still commonly afflicted with repetitive strain injuries to the knee and hip in particular. Other injuries often seen and effectively managed with a bike fit [...]

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Austin Q & A Nelson Bay Physio

By |2020-11-02T23:09:20+11:00May 30th, 2020|Marketing|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BcyG1hwtMU We are very pleased to announce the addition of another experienced physiotherapist to our team. Get to know more about Post-graduate trained Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Austin, in this Q & A video with Scott Ward of Nelson Bay Physiotherapy. Where has he come from? What does he enjoy? Why would seeing Austin [...]

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Exercise Extra – Piriformis Stretch

By |2020-11-02T23:09:20+11:00May 12th, 2020|Physiotherapy|

The piriformis muscle is found at the back of the hip joint. It is a triangular muscle attaching to the pelvis, sacrum (bone joining your pelvis to your spine) and the femur (thigh bone, also the strongest long bone in the body). The muscle is deep and hence has the gluteus maximus overlying it and [...]

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Back Pain In Nelson Bay? What You Need To Know

By |2020-11-02T23:09:20+11:00May 5th, 2020|Physiotherapy|

Back pain is very common among the population. Research has found that 4/5 people will experience significant back pain in their lifetime. Back pain is often very concerning to patients because of the intense pain, strange symptoms and disabling nature of the injury. An explanation and education about the injury can eliminate a lot of [...]

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Breaking News: Health Fund Rebates announced for online Physiotherapy consultations

By |2020-03-26T14:34:07+11:00March 26th, 2020|Business, Education|

Private health funds are fast tracking access for members to tele-physiotherapy consultations while Australians’ movements are restricted by the COVID 19 pandemic. https://youtu.be/w_QQIdjoaoc Several private health funds have agreed to provide benefits for individual (one on one) physiotherapy tele-consultations/video consultations where: The customer is undergoing an existing course of treatment and the customer has seen the [...]

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