COVID Update, Requirements & Eligibility for treatment

By |2021-06-27T17:17:16+10:00June 27th, 2021|Uncategorized|

Happy weekend all! COVID-update re attending here (as it currently stands Sunday 4:30pm). People who have been in the Greater Sydney region (including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong) on or after June 21 should follow the stay-at-home orders for a period of 14 days after they left Greater Sydney. You will not be [...]

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Nelson Bay Netball Sponsors

By |2021-05-16T20:26:55+10:00May 16th, 2021|Marketing|

Scott recently conducted an online session followed by a practical demonstration of the Netball Knee program for Nelson Bay Netball Coaches. Scott has been using some of his knowledge from his current work with Netball NSW and as an endorsed provider of the Netball Australia Knee Program to help local netballers stay on court and [...]

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Orthotics in Physiotherapy

By |2021-02-07T17:55:46+11:00February 7th, 2021|Education|

Orthotics are shoe inserts used for correcting the biomechanics of your feet where it is that your foot mechanics are causative or a part of the reason for your presenting complaint. This commonly includes heel (spurs, plantar fascia, Achilles tendon), knee, hip or lower back complaints. I have an arch, I don’t need orthotics do [...]

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Repetitive Strain Injuries – Part 2

By |2021-02-07T17:45:34+11:00February 4th, 2021|Education|

Workplace Strains & Repetitive Strain Injuries Do you experience soreness that becomes more noticeable by the end of the day or the end of your working week? This is how Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) behave in the early days of the injury. Then, with a weekend or few days off work, the symptoms calm down… [...]

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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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