Tight Muscles? Try Myofascial Release Therapy in Brisbane

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Myofascial release is a term used to describe the releasing of the muscles and the fibrous fascial tissue that surrounds it. You may have heard of Trigger Points? These can be described as Myofascial Trigger Points or Knots. You may feel a knot in your muscle that your physio releases when you have treatment. When […]

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Why Good Posture is Important in the Workplace

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Poor workplace posture is a major cause of back pain, workplace stress and can lead to repetitive strain injuries. This can result in poor employee health and low morale which will ultimately lead onto reduced productivity, lost time and higher business costs. Our bones hold us up, our joints link our bones, our muscles move […]

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5 Reasons why cycling causes neck and shoulder pain, and what you can do about it

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Cycling is an expensive hobby. A good bike in Brisbane can cost thousands not to mention the prices of other necessary gear such as bike racks and helmets. The last thing you want to do is pay even more on pills with nasty side effects, or ‘minor’ surgeries that could leave you out of commission […]

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7 tips that healthy women can adopt at any age for a long-lasting, happy life

Category: Actively Ageing

Healthy women in Brisbane enjoy quality healthcare and great living standards which means they can expect to live longer than anticipated. Quality of life is important as you won’t be able to enjoy it if you’re not fit and healthy. Here are a few easy to implement, physiotherapist-approved tips to help women at any stage […]

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Is Technology Causing Us All a Pain In The Neck?

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Technology can cause neck pain.   In some countries where they are very techno savvy, you can see everybody on a train or bus looking down at their smart  phone. No matter what age they are they are all staring at the screen.  This could lead to  what is called a kyphosis or was once […]

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Is your Suitcase a pain in the back?

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Back pain can be caused whilst travelling After travelling around Japan and Australia on holiday this year I began to think about different types of suitcases, and considering a lot of patients come in after their holidays with back pain, it’s quite easy to see how some suitcases are much easier to use than others. […]

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JUNE SPECIAL.1-ON-1 PILATES REFORMER .

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Have you ever wondered what a pilates reformer was or what you could do on it? Sick of classes full of reformers with not enough instruction? For an extra special in June and July we are offering 1 on 1 pilates reformer sessions for only $50. Health fund rebates may also apply.  Book in to […]

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How can I fix back and neck pain?

Category: Back and Neck Pain

It is important to first properly diagnose back and neck pain. See your physiotherapist before the pain gets out of hand. A visit to your physiotherapist at your first sign of pain will ensure you get adequate advice quickly. This means less visits. The longer you leave it the more treatment you may require. See […]

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Why do we get back and neck pain?

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Back and neck pain would have to be the most common reasons why people visit their physiotherapist. More sick days are taken in the workforce through back and neck pain than any other pain. A lot of people feel that once they develop back and neck pain that it is there to stay or will […]

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