A new decision support tool for patients suffering with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee has recently been developed. The tool will provide evidence-based information to assist you in making more informed decisions by identifying treatment options, including the risks, benefits and cost. Find out more about this comprehensive tool by clicking here. Remember to also read our […]
As physiotherapists we often get asked whether the application of heat packs or ice packs is more useful for all sorts of injuries. The answer isn’t black and white. It depends on your injury, what stage of healing you’re up to and what your preferences are. Typically, an acute (fresh or new) injury will respond […]
Let’s Roam Newcastle in the wet! Couldn’t keep us down despite the weather. After a yummy lunch @ Talulah’s we racked up a few km’s in the legs in an outdoor scavenger hunt exploring Newcastle like never before. We walked from landmark to landmark to discover art, culture and history, solving riddles, answering trivia questions and completing […]
What are we as physiotherapists doing when we push on your back?
We are performing a technique known to us as a PAIVM or passive accessory intervertebral movement. A PAIVM involves a small movement of one vertebrae in relation to the vertebrae above and/or below. We use this technique as an assessment and as treatment.
In assessment we […]
Frozen Shoulder also known as Adhesive Capsulitis is a musculoskeletal condition affecting range of movement and resulting in pain in the shoulder joint for long periods of time (generally 9 months to 2 years in duration).
This condition can occur as a result of immobilisation, trauma or spontaneously for no apparent reason and it is for […]
We are pleased to announce that we are continuing our association and sponsorship of Nelson Bay Football Club this year. We are excited to be a part of helping the club to stay fit, run fast, and score lots of goals on and off the pitch in 2019! It all started with the FIFA 11+ […]
It’s so exciting, and no one is as excited as the bride to be. It’s so great to see! So with little over a week until Nicole’s wedding, and only a few days until she finishes here for wedding preparations, we’d like to extend to you an opportunity to come down and wish her the […]
A great article in “Whats On In Our Backyard” magazine written by Joanna Atherfold Finn with the tips of our very own physiotherapist, Pilates practitioner and Dance Teacher, Lisa Ward. Read the pg. 11 article here (danceInjuriesArticle) and better still follow the advice! If you want to dance better come and see Lisa before the year gets […]
Scott has officially graduated and successfully attained Titling as an APA Musculoskeletal & Sports Physiotherapist! He was also wrapped to earn Academic Excellence Awards for both years of study.
Scott is pleased to state that his days as a ‘professional student‘ have come to an end ? and wishes to thank his staff, family and friends who have supported […]
Loving soaking up the knowledge to help you. Not that long ago Nicole and Scott took a Saturday road trip to UNSW Sydney for the latest orthopaedic updates from the team @ Orthosports. We strive to keep updated on the latest evidence-based approach to your care.
Surgical treatment of the young patient with arthritis, […]