With elevated stress & anxiety around what we’re seeing/hearing in the media, and the sudden shift to working from home, often in less than optimum, or just different, desk set-ups to accommodate the restrictions, musculoskeletal aches and pains are more prevalent. When these feelings arise, it is not unusual for us to seek massage as a form of relief, but with many regular massage businesses shut it can be hard to know what your options are. Read more
There are too many outdated concepts and beliefs about the management and treatment of ankle sprains.
Outcomes-based research has challenged previous management of ankle sprains resulting in an updated approach. Here are the top 3 misconceptions followed by the updated facts! Read more
The three major moments of running are:
- Flight (float)
Clients who have decided to proceed with a joint replacement quite often ask us, ‘Is there anything I can do before surgery to help with recovery?’
It is recommended to start a physio program at least six weeks prior to surgery (pending approval from your surgeon). Read more
Do you how important the mind is in your recovery? A recent study has reported that people with shoulder pain who expect physiotherapy to help them are likely to have a better recovery than those who expect only minimal or no improvement.
Similar studies have been done in relation to back pain and neck pain with the same outcome but this study is the first one done taking shoulder pain into consideration. Read more
Lower back pain affects approx 80% of Australian adults at some stage in their lives. Our physio, Claudia walks us through how to take care of our backs and how prevention really is the best cure! Read more
Heel pain is often caused by plantar fasciitis – an inflammation of the large tissue band (plantar fascia) connecting the heel bone to the toes.
The pain is usually felt under the heel and symptoms can vary from sharp, dull, ache, burning sensation and sometimes mild swelling. Read more
As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to reflect and grow from our experiences.
Earlier this year, an opportunity suddenly presented itself to us. It involved relocating our clinic from Toorak Gardens to larger premises in Marryatville.
We had a tight window to fit out the clinic in readiness for our clients. Our staff worked hard during the transition and we’ve been fortunate to have a new clinic team leader, Mandy Button, join us all the way from Cape Town, South Africa. Read more
Each January, we often see a spike in preventable injuries that occur during the festive season. With Christmas fast approaching, we’re sharing our top 5 tips to take care and stay healthy! Read more
Ankle injuries are very common on the sporting field but can easily happen in everyday life such as tripping over a rock in the garden or even just walking on an uneven surface.
Ankle injuries are commonly associated with swelling, pain, bruising and decreased movement but how do you know what you have injured? Read more