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  • Technology and Children

    Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, tablets & smart phones, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. Because of this increased usage especially with hand-held devices, Physiotherapists are treating more young p...

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  • Golf and Physiotherapy

    Golf and Physiotherapy are a natural fit. For years, golf back pain has been accepted by golfers as some kind of badge of honour. But now golfers everywhere are beginning to realize the benefits of having regular Physiotherapy treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up […]

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  • Understanding Neck Pain

    There are many causes of neck pain. It is important to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your neck pain so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the cause.  Risk Increases by: Sitting for long periods and bending your head /neck forward.  (desk work, cooking, etc.) Participation in sports without warming up […]

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  • Blocked Ducts and Mastitis

    Blocked ducts can occur whenever there is excessive compression of the ducts and restriction of milk flow. As the ducts are easily compressed, the compression does not need to be strong at all. The restricted milk can then ‘set’ and block the ducts. Any obstruction to normal breast drainage can be a factor in a […]

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  • Back Pain

    Back pain is a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) which also consists of neck discomfort and repetitive strain injury (RSI). Musculoskeletal disorders are a primary cause of people being off ill from work. Back pain has a wide variety of causes, from lifting a heavy parcel incorrectly to investing too long in one position. Feeling extremely nervous […]

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  • Arthritis

    Arthritis is a major cause of disability and handicap in Australia affecting people of all ages and walks of life. Arthritis is not a single condition. Arthritis literally means inflammation of the joint.There are over 150 kinds of arthritis, all of which affect one or more joints in the body. The most common types of […]

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  • Ankle Sprain

    Tradies have the highest number of injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, and other health and safety risks among any other profession. With every step, shock is absorbed by the feet, knees, hips and spine to decrease the force of impact. Wearing the correct footwear will reduce these forces further whilst not affecting the normal function of the […]

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  • Ankle Pain and Knee Pain

    The ankle and knee are made up of complex joints. Such joints are very much affected by the way you walk and by the posture of your foot. If you are experiencing pain in your ankle and/or knee, the following biomechanical structures may be identified as the probable contributory factors: All previous injuries and accidents […]

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  • Achilles Tendinopathy, Tendonitis, and Tendonosis

    Achilles pain due to Achilles tendinopathy, tendonitis, or tendonosis is a condition that is characterised by pain and tissue damage in the Achilles tendon. Achilles tendinopathy happens when the Achilles tendon becomes injured, causing swelling and pain in the lower leg. The Achilles tendon is a strong band of fibres that connects two calf muscles […]

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  • Women’s Health Issues

    We often find that talking about problems “down there” is embarrassing or taboo. Examples of these health problems are the following: There are certain health conditions that specifically affect women at different times in their lives and require the care of a certified medical practitioner. Post-Natal Conditions A woman’s body undergoes great changes both during […]

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