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10 Healthy Back Tips

10 Healthy Back Tips

Exercise regularly. This does not have to be anything overly strenuous, something as simple as a daily walk can make a huge difference. Eat a healthy diet. Proper nutrients allow the body to repair itself easier. Maintain good posture. Are you sitting up straight as you read this? Stretch your spine before and after sports.Read More…

Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Knee pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint that brings people to their Physio. With today’s increasingly active society, the number of knee problems is increasing. Knee pain has a wide variety of specific causes and treatments. The knee joint’s main function is to bend, straighten, and bear the weight of the body, along withRead More…

Wrist Pain & Injuries

Wrist Pain & Injuries

Wrist Pain & Injuries – Physio Clinic Newsletter The wrist & hand form a precision instrument allowing performance of highly skilled tasks with great power or pinpoint accuracy. Injury to the hand or wrist can deprive us from achieving the most simple of tasks. Wrist pain or injury is common and can usually be successfullyRead More…

Back at Work

Back at Work

Back at work? It’s easy to get lost in our workdays. Meetings, deadlines, and a full inbox can really take a toll on our mental health. It’s important to remind yourself to breathe and practice a simple breathing exercise of 5 second inhales and 8 second exhales. Practice this for just five minutes a dayRead More…

De Quervain’s Tendonitis

De Quervain’s Tendonitis

De Quervain’s Tendonitis is an overuse injury like many other tendon injuries. Continuous gripping, pinching, squeezing or wringing motions can lead to this condition. Pain in the thumb and lateral wrist, over the radius, especially during use, is common with this injury. This syndrome is more common in women than in men. Physiotherapy Treatment forRead More…

Pilates Classes

Pilates Classes

Clinical Pilates group training will commence Tues 10th Jan @ 1.00pm. Sessions run for 60min, run by physiotherapist Joshua Hayter. Every Tues & Thurs @ 1.00pm Classes will by added according to demand. Claimable through health funds. Numbers limited to 4 per group Suits all ages, needs and conditions. Please enquire soon as there isRead More…

Listen to your body

Listen to your body

Whenever working out or doing any type of physical activity (gardening, hiking, household chores, etc.) stay tuned in to your body and how it feels. If you have an existing injury, take it seriously. Bottom line: If it hurts or doesn’t feel right, stop, and contact us.

Your Pillows and a Good Night’s Sleep

The most common cause of neck pain (and disturbed nights), is “prolonged abnormal posture during sleep.” A soft filled pillow that quickly loses its shape fails to offer the level of support required to relax the head’s support system of neck muscles and ligaments. Instead, these structures are left unsupported and cause neck strain. MaintainingRead More…

Protect Your Spine from Incorrect Lifting

When you lift, your spine is put under stress. Twisting or jerking while lifting and carrying can injure the small joints of the spine. The discs which separate the vertebrae (spinal bones) and the ligaments which hold the vertebrae together are also at risk. The discs are composed of a jelly-like core, surrounded by aRead More…

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