Are you lucky enough to be at the snow? If so, here are a few great stretches to try in the lift lines. These will help with back pain, knee pain and tired, aching muscles....

Get on top of your Ankle Sprain now!! Too often we, as Physiotherapists, see patients that have sprained their ankle a few weeks prior and hoped for a “natural recovery”. They are often left with pain, swelling, stiffness and instability, which will not resolve. Many of...

Whiplash - Why rest is not the best! When you have Whiplash injury, it hurts and all you really feel like doing is lying down, taking pain medication and not moving until the pain subsides. BUT...

‘Shin splints’ is the more common name for Tibial stress syndrome.   This is a frustrating injury that limits your ability to run, jump, walk and play sport and is just plain painful. The good news is that it can be easily fixed with the right treatment....

It’s that time of year again, back to school! Growing kids will usually need a new pair of school shoes for the start of the new year so we’ve put together this blog to help make the process easier. Use a sizing chart – make sure...

Runner’s knee is the nickname for a condition called Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. It gets this nickname because – you guessed it – it is common in runners.   Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is where pain originates from where the kneecap meets the thigh bone.   Common symptoms that people experience...

Do you keep spraining your ankle? 80% of people who see a physio for an ankle sprain have sprained it before in the last 12 months Why is this? When we sprain the ligaments in our ankle, we damage sensors in the ligaments that tell our brains what...

Do you want to go walking but your knees slow you down or your hips just won’t let you hop? Maybe it’s a struggle just to do the shopping or walk the dog……… You aren’t alone! Did you know that Osteoarthritis affects over 1.3 million Australians. It...

Whilst there are many causes for these symptoms, common ones include;   Dehydration Hunger Poor eye sight   and   Poor posture   Now this last cause is unfortunately becoming more and more prevalent!   We are seeing the negative effects of poor posture due to:   increased use of electronic devices and screen time (for study or for...