Have you ever heard the saying, one size fits all. This is definitely not the case when it comes to braces. There are many types of braces for different body areas such as the ankle, elbow, knee or even for the same body part. Read more
While gyms have closed and have been this way for a number of weeks now, many of us have taken to the streets! ….to run or walk in order to maintain fitness or just as an excuse to leave the house while working from home or self isolating. Read more
Your big decision had been made! You had your plan and date set for your joint replacement surgery, and then along came COVID 19, with self -isolation restrictions and of course restrictions on elective surgery! Read more
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
Most of us spend a long time in the car and it is important to look after our body posture when driving.
Our posture tends to get worse on longer trips and this can affect health and safety. For the full-timers, if you have a 30-minute commute to work Monday to Friday, that’s five hours sitting in the car every week! Read more
Is knee pain affecting your mobility?
During winter, we often see a lot more knee problems here at The Physio Clinic. The most common complaint is arthritis related knee pain. This can often be debilitating and impact the ability to do the simple activities we love, such as walking the dog, spending time out in the garden or even a short trip to the shops. Read more
Doctors seem to be a common first port of call when a person injures themselves or requires management of pain. However, physiotherapists are first contact practitioners for musculoskeletal (muscle and joint) pain and injuries.
So, to answer the question – either is acceptable. For those of us who have been to a doctor and seen a physiotherapist for a musculoskeletal injury – often the experience can be quite different. The following will help answer some common questions… Read more
Standing Up For Hips + Knees
Hear about the latest evidence-based treatment and management for hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA).
The Physio Clinic frequently present one hour Q&A sessions for people living with hip or knee pain associated with OA. At these events. hospital and clinical staff discuss new treatments, GP guidelines based on latest research, options to consider prior to surgery, plus more… Read more