Osteoarthritis (OA) Diagnosis & treatment

OA Knee

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common form of arthritis, which is a degenerative joint disease that affects the cartilage, the protective tissue that covers the ends of bones in a joint. Unlike other types of arthritis that may be related to autoimmune or inflammatory processes, osteoarthritis primarily involves the gradual breakdown of cartilage…

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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction (SI Joint Pain)


  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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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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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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Forefoot vs Midfoot vs Rearfoot Running?

Running style

What do runners generally do regards foot strike? A recent Runner’s World study of more than 160,000 recreational and elite runners revealed that 40 percent of people thought they were heel strikers, 43 percent midfoot strikers and 17 percent forefoot strikers. Under analysis it was found, 94 percent of these runners were heel strikers, 4…

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Cortisone Injections – is it the right option for me?

cortisone injection

You are in a lot of pain and have just seen your doctor who has recommended a cortisone injection. You have probably heard many conflicting opinions from friends and family on their experiences with cortisone, some will have great stories of miraculous pain relief, some people may have found it an invasive procedure that offered…

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So you are out of alignment!!

body out of alignment

Apparently your back is “out”! Should you be concerned? Most people who have seen a medical professional for back or neck pain, have probably been told at some point they are out of alignment and this needs to be corrected by treatments including manipulation, orthotics and other forms of manual therapy. This will often give…

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Hip Pain

Walking, climbing stairs, running, jumping or squatting; your hips are doing most of the work. At least they would like to be. The hip joint is a big and very mobile joint and is hungry to play a dominant role in weight-bearing activities. This calls for strong muscle activity especially from the powerful Gluteal Muscles…

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