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De Quervain’s tenosynovitis – Wrist

De Quervain’s tenosynovitis – Wrist

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...

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What is Plantar Fasciopathy?

What is Plantar Fasciopathy?

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 into the heel bone. PF has an estimated prevalence of 3.6-7% and is the...

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How Should I Manage My Ankle Injury?

How Should I Manage My Ankle Injury?

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). Ankle injuries have a high prevalence in...

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What is the AxIT?

What is the AxIT?

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...

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Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches

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...

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What is a Virtual Physio Consultation?

What is a Virtual Physio Consultation?

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,...

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The Benefits of Clinical Pilates

The Benefits of Clinical Pilates

The Benefits Of Clinical Pilates 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...

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Lower Back Stress Injuries & Fractures

Lower Back Stress Injuries & Fractures

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

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How do I manage a Calf Tear??

How do I manage a Calf Tear??

Managing A Calf Tear Calf tears, know in the medical world as Gastrocnemius 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...

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What A Pain In The Hip

What A Pain In The Hip

Lateral Hip Pain 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 –...

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What can I do about neck Osteoarthritis

What can I do about neck Osteoarthritis

Tips For Neck Osteoarthritis Did you know that 70% of the population will experience neck pain at some point in 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....

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Five things you need to know about Shin Splints

Five things you need to know about Shin Splints

What You Need To Know About Shin Splints 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...

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I think I’ve torn my ACL, what do I do now ?

I think I’ve torn my ACL, what do I do now ?

ACL Tear – What Do You Do? 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...

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Simple ankle sprain or something more serious?

Simple ankle sprain or something more serious?

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...

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I’ve torn my hamstring, what should I do?

I’ve torn my hamstring, what should I do?

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. They are most often associated with maximal...

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