The main problem with Knee Pain is that it very quickly interferes with the correct function of the surrounding, supporting muscles. This causes a ‘Catch 22’ effect: Pain in the Knee (from whatever source) -> Muscles surrounding the knee become Inhibited and don’t Activate when they should -> Muscles quickly become Weak from Disuse -> […]
Whiplash occurs when your head is suddenly jolted backwards and forwards...
If you are one of the many Australians that suffer from neck pain, you will be pleased to know that our proven physiotherapy approach offers the solution you have been searching for. Neck pain is very common with about one in 10 people having it at any given time. This comes as no surprise when […]
A fracture is a crack on the bone. The most common occurrence of fracture is the stress fracture, which is often the result of bone and joint overuse and abuse during high-impact physical movements such as those in sports like distance running, basketball, et cetera. Albeit sports are not the only activities that entail strenuous […]
The pain felt on the ball of the foot is characterised by a stabbing ache while walking barefoot which makes you limp because of it. The “ball of foot” comprises a complex and fragile arrangement of small joints, muscles, nerves, ligaments, tendons, arteries, and veins – all of which are susceptible to injury. The usual […]
Lower back pain is an extremely common condition with up to 80% of the population experiencing it at some time during the lives. Although the underlying pathology is usually not serious, it is an important cause of discomfort among members of the community and has a considerable impact on the economy due to the time […]
When the tendons of the elbow (scientifically called lateral epicondyle) are injured, irritated, or inflamed, it becomes a condition labelled as Tennis Elbow – medically termed as lateral epicondylitis. It is a painful condition that is often felt in the area of the arm near the elbow and/or in the elbow itself. Tennis elbow is […]
Flat feet is a condition that can be difficult to endure for both adults and children alike. Some may feel pain while others may just ignore it and continue with their daily living just like those who have normal feet. Yet, flat feet can cause other conditions that can be painful and debilitating. By the […]
The ankle is a complex joint and is very much affected by the way you walk and by the posture of your foot. If you are experiencing pain in your ankle, it is best to have your feet and lower limbs assessed by a competent podiatrist or physiotherapist. The attending podiatrist or physiotherapist will examine […]
A Headache is one of the most common illnesses in Australia, with around 15 per cent of us taking painkillers for a headache at any given time.