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NECK PAIN AND MODERN LIFE

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It’s a pain in the Neck! 30% of us will experience at least one episode of neck pain every year and it is the fourth leading cause of disability. Facts and figures aside, it can have a profound impact on daily life, affecting our mood, can cause headaches, and even disturb our sleep. How Physiotherapy…

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You were made to move…. and we can help!

Read the latest evidence from the World Confederation of Physical Therapy Congress 2017, currently underway in Cape Town. “Physical therapists have a vital role to play in giving patients the ability, knowledge and self-confidence to self-manage chronic musculoskeletal disorders. Their contribution could be increasingly important as musculoskeletal disorders rise in prevalence, a focused symposium heard.”…

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KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS THE FACTS

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What is Knee Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a painful condition that typically affects knees, hips or hands and 1 in 10 Australians suffer with it. There is a lot of misinformation surrounding Osteoarthritis, from its cause, how to prevent it and what treatments work. People with Osteoarthritis are often given poor and incorrect information from family,…

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What is HIIT?

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High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of training modality used in exercise to get maximum bang for your buck. HIIT is a type of workout using short bursts of exercise that get the heart rate elevated, followed by a short rest period, and then repeated multiple times to match the fitness level of…

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BACK PAIN – What do we know?

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A group of 30 international authors recently published a Back Pain Series in the Lancet journal. It covers the most recent research into back pain in terms of effective and ineffective interventions and treatment and how we understand pain. Below is an overview of the current recommendations for low back pain, based on the most…

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Knee Arthritis Has Doubled Since WW2

The prevalence of knee arthritis in the United States has doubled in adults since World War II. But while many will have already jumped to conclusions as to why this might be the case, it is not for the reasons you probably think. Read more

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