Category Archives : Conditions

Knee Injuries

The knee carries the weight of the entire upper body, particularly when we are standing up. In which case, pain on the knee is indeed debilitating. Physiotherapists provide treatment and advice to help assist in its healing or to avoid further deterioration. However, if early treatment is not done, then surgery may the only possible […]

Ingrown Toenail

Ingrown toenails are very painful, and sometimes debilitating. The podiatrists at can deal with ingrown toenails. With such, you need not worry anymore; the excruciating pain caused by your ingrown toenail will trouble you no more. There are two kinds of ingrown toenails and these are: [su_list_fav] Nails that curve or turn-in on the side […]


Sciatica is characterised by pain that starts in the lower back or buttock and travels into one or both legs. Sciatic nerve pain often varies in its intensity and frequency. Usually, there will be a component of sharp, jabbing, or “electric shock” pains that radiate into the legs. Sciatica pain is also commonly associated with […]


People who endure unwanted or involuntary leakage of urine are suffering from a condition called as urinary incontinence. Take a look at these facts: [su_list_fav] Bladder incontinence affects up to 13% of Australian men and up to 37% of Australian women. Bowel incontinence affects up to 20% of Australian men and up to 12.9% of […]

Shoulder Pain

Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are very common and are caused by injuries affecting the shoulder joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage. As the shoulder has a high degree of flexibility, it is, therefore, less stable and more prone to injuries than other joints of the body. Since the nerves that supply the shoulder […]

Plantar Warts

Usually misdiagnosed as corns, plantar warts are warts that occur on the bottom surface of the foot or (what is medically called) the plantar surface. Corns and plantar warts may look similar, but they are not the same. Warts are caused by a virus whereas corns result from abnormal pressure coming from the use or […]

Shin Splints

Shin Splints is and acute pain experience by someone on his or her shin and lower leg which is commonly triggered by prolonged running, typically on hard plains and irregularly shaped surfaces. It is also known to the medical community as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS). Aside from MTSS, the pain on the Shin may […]

Back Pain

Back pain is a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) which also consists of neck discomfort and repetitive strain injury (RSI). Musculoskeletal disorders are a primary cause of people being off ill from work. Back pain has a wide variety of causes, from getting a heavy parcel incorrectly to investing too long in one position. Feeling extremely nervous […]

Smelly Feet

Do you happen to know someone who has smelly feet? Or do you have smelly feet yourself? Known as Bromhidrosis, smelly feet can be embarrassing. The good news is, there are medical treatments to lessen or eradicate the smell. Podiatrists are the medical specialists for this job. The medical term for body odour is Bromhidrosis. […]

Disc Prolapse

Commonly called “herniated disc” or “ruptured disc” (or misleadingly called “slipped disc”), a disc prolapse is one of the common conditions we treat. The spinal column is made up of a number of bones called vertebrae. Between these vertebrae are discs which prevent the bones from rubbing against each other during movement and act as […]