Herniated Disc – Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Herniated disc

  Lower back pain can be a debilitating and concerning condition, and from our experience, there can be a lot of misinformation out there on the web that can scare us into what is really going on in our lower backs. A disc herniation can sound scary when read on scans and feel pretty horrible,…

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)

sacroiliac

  Sacroiliac joint dysfunction, also known as SI joint pain or SI joint dysfunction, refers to a condition characterized by pain and discomfort in the sacroiliac joints. The sacroiliac joints are located in the lower part of the back, where the sacrum (the triangular bone at the base of the spine) connects with the iliac…

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NDIS Physiotherapy

Disability in Australia Over 4 million Australians live with some type of disability that affects their mobility, mental, or sensory functions. Treatment and support for a disability can be received through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). NDIS Physiotherapy can address a wide range of health conditions and help patients improve their well-being to live…

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How to Manage Low Back Pain and Sciatica

Back pain

What is low back pain? Low back pain is a common and often disabling condition. Back pain can be chronic or acute in nature depending on the cause and nature of the injury.   Acute back pain can arise from a sudden injury such as an awkward bending or lifting activity which results in muscle…

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Treating Abdominal Muscle Separation (Diastasis Recti)

Pregnancy is the most common cause of diastasis recti.

The abdominal wall plays a crucial role in how your pelvis, spine, and trunk function. If you are pregnant, recently had a baby, had an injury to your core, or underwent abdominal surgery, your abdominal muscle may need some help recovering. Diastasis recti is a common condition that can cause a variety of side effects.

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The Difference Between Pilates and Clinical Pilates

Physiotherapist with young patient.

Pilates and Clinical Pilates may sound identical, but they have several key differences in application and practice. Here, we’ll cover what Clinical Pilates is, the benefits of Clinical Pilates, and the difference between regular Pilates and Clinical Pilates so you can decide which type would be most beneficial to you.

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Balance your Golf Fitness

Golf Balance

  The importance of balance and flexibility in golf In recent times, the game of golf has seen a dominant focus on improving a golfer’s driving distance. This has led to many players working on improving muscle power in an attempt to gain greater club head speed.  We see many golfers in our clinic and…

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THE ‘MODEL’ WALK

Model walk

  THE MODEL WALK …. Have you got it? We all know that sashaying gait which models adopt on the runway. This has evolved as an art form to display clothing over a very short distance. It is not sustainable or desirable as a means of transport or an efficient exercise activity. When we see…

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Working from Home – The Sitting Quandary

NECK PAIN

Does the prospect of sitting in front of a computer for hours on end while confined to your home during lockdown feel like “a pain in the neck”? Are you just spending too much time sitting? Limiting your sitting time is always encouraged and standing desks have proved helpful in that they allow you to…

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Tips to help with Back Pain in Golfers

Golf swing

In this article we identify three simple tips which will really help off load your lower back.

Three key fundamentals to reduce compression forces on the low back are good posture and set up, using legs effectively and finishing swing in a neutral spinal position. Let us expand on these three points below.

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