De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a common cause of wrist pain in adults, typically presenting as thumb sided wrist pain. It is described as inflammation of the tendons within the first extensor compartment of the wrist, resulting in local pain and swelling. Rabin et al (2015) report that 2.1% of the general population develop De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, affecting particularly those who perform repetitive tasks involving hand twisting or bending. ...

Plantar Fasciopathy (PF), formerly called plantar fasciitis a common condition that appears in our clinic. It involves pain and structural changes that occur at the insertion of the plantar fascia int the heel bone....

Approximately 40% of all traumatic ankle injuries occur during sport. They are considered one of the most common sporting injuries, however interestingly, only 50% of those injured, seek medical attention (Vuuberg et al, 2018). ...

The AxIT system is the world’s first complete objective movement assessment solution. We recently purchased this system to benefit the range of patients that we see in our clinic including everyday patients with musculoskeletal pain and injury, sports people, work cover clients, and those undertaking post-op rehabilitation. ...

Cervicogenic headaches are a type of secondary headache that come from your neck, arising from disorder or dysfunction of the cervical spine (neck). Medically, cervicogenic headaches are often described as referred pain into the head, due to convergence of the upper cervical afferent nerves and the afferents from the trigeminal ...

Known to some as telehealth or a video consultation, Virtual Physio Consultations are the next big thing. They are the newest way that we are able to assist our patients struggling with Pain, Injury or Movement Dysfunction no matter where they are in the world, combining the use of technology and healthcare....

Clinical Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on improving posture, core stability, balance, control, strength, flexibility, and breathing. It’s popularity has grown both in the general population but also within the physiotherapy profession as we see some amazing benefits for our clients who undertake ...

Has your child been complaining of lower back pain or stiffness during sport and activity? This might be a really helpful article to read as we will give you some incite into an unfortunate common cause of adolescent back pain know in the medical world as Lumbar Spondylolysis. ...

Gastrocnemius or calf tears, are a commonly torn lower limb muscle accounting for 12% of all muscle tears (Armfield et al 2006). They occur frequently in athletic populations with research suggesting that the medial head of the gastrocnemius is the third most commonly strained muscle in elite athletes. It is also commonly ...

We’re aware that normally the phrase is “What a pain in the Butt”, but in this instance, although we’re talking about one of your Butt muscles, it presents as “A Pain in the Hip”, well lateral hip at least. Today we are discussing lateral hip pain – which mostly commonly is a result of a ...

Did you know that 70% of the population will experience neck pain at some pointin their lives. The estimated occurrence of neck pain in adults annually is between 10.4% to 21.3%, with a higher occurrence in office workers and females....

Do you suffer from back pain? Are you struggling with pain right now or do just get the occasional niggle or painful flare up? Reading this article could change how you manage your back pain and help you recover faster! Back pain is extremely common and it can be extremely debilitating. The pain can stop you from living a normal life. It can affect family time, leisure activities & sport, every day domestic tasks, and it can even your affect ability to work....

Are you experiencing pain around your shins or lower legs whenever you run or exercise? Is it particularly sore after you exercise or the next day? Is the pain stopping you from reaching your goals or performing optimally? You might be suffering from a condition commonly known as Shin Splints. If you want to get out of pain and get back to full function and exercise, make sure you read on to find out the 5 things you need to know about Shin Splints....

Your opponent tries to get past you. As you turn to chase them, your foot stays planted. You hear a “pop”. Immediate pain is felt. You scream out as you fall to the ground and grab your knee “what the hell just happened?” Unfortunately, this is one of the typical stories we hear after someone has just sustained an ACL injury....

Approximately 40% of all traumatic ankle injuries occur during sport, with only 50% of people seeking medical attention (Vuuberg et al. 2018). The ankle is comprised of multiple joints and ligaments. As a result, ankle ligament injuries aren’t always as simple as first thought. They can ...

Hamstring tears are among the most common injury in sports, accounting for 15% of AFL injuries and 12% of soccer injuries. Generally speaking one in every five or six injuries sustained during sport is a hamstring tear....

Pre-season strength and conditioning programs prepare athletes for their grueling upcoming season and are also used to assist with injury prevention. Many sports are “Seasonal sports” and are not played all year round, which means that athletes will not be competing for a period during the off-season....