Cervicogenic headache is a common cause of chronic headache seen in private practice. It accounts for 15-20% of all chronic and recurrent headaches.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
Whether you’re travelling across the country with your family to see the sights of Australia, or you’re on a long-haul flight for one of those tedious business meetings, you’ve probably experienced some sort of stiffness or pain in the neck along the way (no, not those energetic kids in the backseat)! 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
Did you know that the latest research reveals that a physiotherapist is the best person to see FIRST for advice and treatment.
You may not need an x-ray or medication to begin with and you do not need to wait for your GP to refer you.
A physiotherapist is a health professional trained in assessing, diagnosing, treating and preventing a wide range of movement disorders and health conditions, including osteoarthritis. Physiotherapy helps reduce stiffness and pain, increase mobility and improve quality of life and the great news is that science strongly supports this. Read more