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 […]
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 be an […]
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 […]
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 […]
Private health funds are fast tracking access for members to tele-physiotherapy consultations while Australians’ movements are restricted by the COVID 19 pandemic.
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 physiotherapist over the […]
A message for the local community, Nelson Bay Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre is open to continue to provide our service to the community. We are here to help you, and wish to reassure you that your path to rehabilitation doesn’t stop. Please don’t let it sit idle when we are here to help you […]
Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is used to restore function to many parts of the body. It can be used for people of all ages and is often part of recovery after an injury or accident but can also be used to treat certain illnesses and diseases, and more importantly, identify causative factors to […]
We have enjoyed a couple of recent social Events together as a team outside of our work environment. Thanks to our Reception team of Kathi and Lyndal for taking us out of our comfort zone with painting, and then to Lockie for a bit more physical action and fun at David Grahams Putt Putt.
The first person to […]