Understanding Injuries to the Knee: Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatments

Knee Injury

  Knee pain can be a sign of underlying injuries to the knee. It is essential to recognise the different injuries, their symptoms, and the appropriate treatments. This article provides a concise overview of knee injuries, aiding in symptom identification, and guiding you through treatment possibilities for a safe and efficient recovery. Key Takeaways The…

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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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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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Total Knee Replacement Surgery

Knee replacement

  As you age throughout life, your knee may become severely damaged by arthritic change or an injury. As a result, it may be hard for you to perform simple everyday activities such as walking or climbing stairs. Your knee may even become problematic at rest, where you feel pain while you rest at night…

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Why Knee/ACL Injuries Are so Common in Soccer

If you’ve played soccer competitively then you’ll know how the sport can put strains on your legs, especially your knees.

With all the sudden directional changes, rapid pivoting, and constant accelerating and decelerating, soccer places a significant stress on the knees. This makes knee injuries during soccer a common occurrence.

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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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Icing and acute injury management – the latest hot (or cold) topic

elevate leg

Icing and acute injury management – the latest hot (or cold) topic With the silly season around the corner, some of us may get caught out with a new injury and not be able to seek the help we need in time and left unsure of what to do. Most are aware of the long-standing…

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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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Living with Osteoarthritis

Osteo-Arthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition which describes the life related changes we see in the cartilage of our joints which most commonly presents in the hands, knees and hips. In 2015, there were 2.2 million reported Australians (1 in 10) with osteoarthritis and the cost to the healthcare system is $2.1 billion…

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Tips to help with Knee Pain in Golfers

Golf knee pain

The knee that tends to take the most torsional loading is the lead knee in the golf swing. The most famous golfer in the world (Tiger Woods) can testify to the stress knees can undergo in the swing. During his career he has undergone ACL reconstruction and suffered stress fractures to his left knee.

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