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July Newsletter

July NewsletterTreatment of Sacroiliac Joint dysfunction (SIJ Pain) By Graceville Physio Molly Cartledge The sacroiliac joint or SIJ sits between the sacrum at the bottom of the spine, and the pelvis. This joint only allows small amounts of movement but is important...

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June Newsletter

June NewsletterRespiratory Physio and how it can help. By Graceville Physio Meg McGrath Respiratory physiotherapy is a relatively unknown area of physio, but not a new one. It has its roots in hospital physio, where physiotherapists traditionally would help with...

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May Newsletter

May NewsletterTreatment of Tennis Elbow By Graceville Physio Joni Levine Tennis elbow is an overuse injury of our forearm muscles that affects the common tendon of these muscles that is situated on the outer part of our elbow. It affects approximately 1-3% of all...

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April Newsletter

April NewsletterGetting older means changes to your body. Keeping active is an essential aspect of healthy ageing. Article by Graceville Physiotherapist Matt Fowler As we age, our bodies undergo several changes that can lead to an overall loss of strength, balance,...

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter Abdominal Separation Pregnancy related abdominal separation has many names – ab separation, diastasis, rectus abdominis diastasis (RAD) and diastasis of the rectus abdominis muscles (DRAM) to name a few! Essentially it refers to the distance between...

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February Newsletter

February Newsletter The benefits of physiotherapy in the treatment of Jaw pain and TMJ Jaw pain and TMJ can occur due to issues with the associated muscles, ligaments and nerve supply. Common issues in patients who have jaw pain include bruxism (clenching), pain with...

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January Newsletter

January Newsletter Getting set for a healthy and pain free school year! Graceville Physio is offering 'Gap Free Physio for kids' in January 2021 as a way of getting your kids all set for a healthy and pain free school year!  It is a great opportunity for parents to...

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December Newsletter

December Newsletter Is heel pain taking some of the fun out of your holiday break? Many people complain of painful heels and sore aching feet after spending time at the beach. When walking barefoot on a soft surface like sand, some of these tissues can take on more...

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Prevent knee pain when cycling

Prevent knee pain when cycling. Cycling and casual bike riding are great ways to get out and get active, allowing you to exercise while exploring your local area. However, there are cases where if you start enthusiastically without the right preparation you can cause...

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November Newsletter

November NewsletterCYCLING AND KNEE PAIN Cycling is great exercise and a wonderful way to explore your local area and bike trails. But too much enthusiasm and not enough preparation can lead to a soft tissue overuse injury caused by the repetitive nature of cycling....

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October Newsletter

October Newsletter So how much exercise should I be doing? The Australian Physiotherapy Association recommends ... Children and adolescents (aged 5-17 years) At least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity per day. Include activities that...

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter  At Graceville Physiotherapy our team is committed to making sure every woman leads an active, healthy and pain-free life, no matter her age or stage in life. We will perform a thorough evaluation of symptoms to get a complete understanding of...