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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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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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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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We are OPEN

By |2020-11-02T23:09:21+11:00March 24th, 2020|Business, Education, Marketing|

https://youtu.be/ikk9goX7nQI 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 [...]

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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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