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Night Cramps

By |2019-10-01T06:03:36+10:00October 1st, 2019|Education, Research|

Often people come to us reporting night cramps in their legs. Did you know there exists evidence to suggest that stretching before bed can help this? Joannes M Hallegraeff et al (2012) found that stretching the calf and the hamstrings for as little as 10 seconds each for 3 repetitions immediately before going to bed, [...]

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The Benefits of Walking

By |2019-10-01T05:23:40+10:00October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here's a bit of fun courtesy of one of our happy walkers: "Walking can add minutes to your life. This enables you at 85 years old to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $5000 per month. My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. Now she's 97 [...]

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Chronic Pain Mythbusters

By |2019-10-01T05:03:23+10:00August 26th, 2019|Education|

2019 World Physiotherapy Day - Sunday 8th September People who have chronic pain often tell us that it can be difficult to get or stay active. But physiotherapists can suggest activities or an exercise program that are right for the individual experiencing chronic pain. They can help understand how pain works, reduce fear around pain, educate [...]

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SALE: EOFY Footwear Walkout

By |2019-06-18T11:34:36+10:00June 18th, 2019|Marketing|

EOFY Orthotic Footwear Walkout sale! Remaining Summer stock at markedly reduced prices. See photos and corresponding text below. Items wont last long, first in best dressed. Offer only on existing stock pictured. Does not apply to new orders. Size 5 (5M/6W)- Black Wave Thong ($40, RRP $65), Khaki Wave Thong ($40, RRP $65), Pink Vionic [...]

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Hip Bursitis or is it?

By |2020-11-02T23:09:22+11:00June 18th, 2019|Education|

Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome or Hip 'Bursitis'? Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) is a term used to describe the condition previously often inaccurately diagnosed as trochanteric bursitis. Bursae are fluid filled sacs that provide cushioning between bony prominences and overlying tissues. Trochanteric bursitis was previously used to indicate inflammation of the bursa of the lateral [...]

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What’s best for your ankle sprain?

By |2020-11-02T23:09:22+11:00June 18th, 2019|Education|

When should you see a Physiotherapist for your ankle sprain? Ankle sprains (rolled ankles) are one of the most common musculoskeletal injury. Most people think that a sprained ankle is a minor injury that will resolve on its own. However, research has shown that symptoms such as pain, swelling, reduction in range of motion and [...]

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Concussion in Children’s Sport

By |2019-05-26T03:09:50+10:00May 26th, 2019|Education|

It's Winter and often with it comes an increase in the number of children participating in contact sports. Did you know that concussion is a from of traumatic brain injury and it can occur even without contact to the head? Please prepare yourself for the care of your child by clicking and reading this link [...]

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Do you have Knee Osteoarthritis?

By |2019-05-26T02:47:41+10:00May 26th, 2019|Education|

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 [...]

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Heat or Cold – What’s best to use when?

By |2020-11-02T23:09:22+11:00May 26th, 2019|Education|

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 [...]

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