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Ice, ice.. maybe?


As health professionals we often get asked what method is best to use when in pain or recovering from an injury. Both modalities are common treatment methods and with the differing opinions from Dr Google and amongst the public it’s easy to get confused. How Does Ice Work?  Have you been told in the past [...]

Ice, ice.. maybe?2019-11-05T10:00:58+00:00

The Most Common Core Myths Debunked!


Have you heard your physio, doctor, or PT talk about “the core” and have no idea what they are talking about? We hear this every day! The most common misconception we hear is that having a strong core means having a 6 pack, and this simply isn’t correct! Let us break it down for you once and for all.  Anatomically, when we refer to “the [...]

The Most Common Core Myths Debunked!2019-10-28T07:00:44+00:00

Pain in children’s heels – Is it JUST growing pains? 


Is your child complaining of pain in their heels?  Do they play lots of sport? Often pain in children around the growth spurt ages is just brushed off as “growing pains”. When pain is ongoing it can be related to a growth related condition, which means pain, can worsen and children may mean even longer off [...]

Pain in children’s heels – Is it JUST growing pains? 2020-09-23T07:54:37+00:00

Do you have a headache?


Whether you suffer from chronic headaches or when you're bogged down at work, headaches can be debilitating condition that can affect everyone now and then. Headaches are often caused by disorders of the neck or physical and emotional tension.  But have you ever wondered what is causing your headache? While there are multiple types of headaches [...]

Do you have a headache?2019-10-16T13:37:54+00:00

The most common throwing injury!


Do you have shoulder pain that tends to hurt more with overhead activities such as reaching up to a high shelf, throwing a ball or even swimming? It's possible that you have one of the following conditions: Rotator cuff tendinopathy or tears Internal impingement (different to subacromial/external impingement which we will discuss at a later [...]

The most common throwing injury!2019-10-16T13:35:56+00:00

Ouch my ankle!


Have you ever “rolled” or “sprained” your ankle during a sporting activity or misplacing a step whilst walking?. Have these sprains taken longer to recover than expected? ​Ankle sprains are one of the most common lower limb injuries and can occur in sports that involve rapid changes of direction such as basketball, volleyball, netball and [...]

Ouch my ankle!2019-10-16T13:33:12+00:00

Why does my foot hurt?


Your heel pain may be caused by PLANTAR FASCIITIS  What is your plantar fascia? The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue originating from the bottom surface of the heel bone and extending along the bottom of the foot towards the toes. It’s important as it provides support to the arch of your [...]

Why does my foot hurt?2019-10-16T13:30:19+00:00

Tennis Elbow


Why is my elbow so sore when I go to reach and hold things?! What is it? Tennis elbow is an overuse injury to the tendons and muscles from the outside of the elbow down the wrist. It’s caused by repetitive stress to the muscle and tendon tissue where it attaches to the elbow. It [...]

Tennis Elbow2019-10-16T13:25:20+00:00

Knee pain in adolescents – Should I be worried?


It may be Osgood Schaltter Disease. Osgoo what now!? Yes, its a funny name but it's also one of the most common causes of knee pain in adolescent athletes aged between 9 and 15. It tends to affect girls at a slightly younger age compared to boys. ​Typically this disease affects children who have just gone through [...]

Knee pain in adolescents – Should I be worried?2019-10-16T13:21:55+00:00

Heel pain in children and adolescents


Does your child complain of pain in the back of their heel/s? Are they between the ages of 9 and 14 and have recently gone through a growth spurt? They could be suffering from Severes Disease. Why Does This Happen? Severes Disease is a condition where the growth plate located at the back of the [...]

Heel pain in children and adolescents2019-10-16T13:19:09+00:00
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