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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Three Reasons You’d Never Think to See Your Physiotherapist About

Category: Pain Management

Most people associate physiotherapy with pain and injury management. Whilst helping you recover from pain is our specialty here at our Graceville clinic in Brisbane, physiotherapists are also able to help with many more issues. Here are three reasons that you may not have thought for going to see your physio. Stiffness and Inflexibility Almost […]

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How to Treat Tennis Elbow with Physiotherapy

Category: Pain Management

First let’s establish what exactly is Tennis elbow? Also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, tennis elbow is a common condition characterised by pain at the outside of the elbow with movements of the wrist and hand. The pain is usually localized to the tendon of a small muscle of the forearm just below the elbow called […]

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Using Physiotherapy for Osteoarthritis Treatment and Managing Joint Pain

Category: Pain Management

Physiotherapy can be an effective treatment option for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common natural occurring degenerative conditions of the body’s joints. People of all ages are affected however, it is more prevalent as we age. It is characterised by a loss of cartilage around a joint, which helps to provide smooth […]

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Osgood-schlatters disease – a common early adolescent complaint

Category: Kids injuries and common growing problems

What is Osgood Schlatters Disease? Can Physiotherapy Help? Or is it just growing pains? When we think about the anatomy of the knee there are four main bones that form the knee joint complex.  The femur which is the long thigh bone, the tibia which is the long shin bone, The fibular the long thin bone […]

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Beware of your beach holiday

Category: Physiotherapy

A holiday at the beach could be detrimental to your health according to our results pooled over the last 10 years. Every year families spend their holidays at the beach. All year adults and children alike spend their days sitting at computers or desks. Now many of you are very active also but the week […]

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How do i treat a ligament sprain?

Category: Physiotherapy

Treatment of Ligament Sprains A sprain is an injury to a ligament (tissue that connects two or more bones at a joint). In a sprain, one or more ligaments is stretched or torn. Sports people, particularly soccer players will often sprain their ankle joint. A sudden twist or strange movement (often during running); can lead […]

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Ankle Sprains: Sprained ankle treatment and recovery time.

Category: Physiotherapy

Ankle Sprains: Sprained ankle treatment,sprained ankle recovery time. Ankle sprains are a common type of injury in the lower limb. There are many ligaments that hold the different bones in the ankle joint together. An ankle sprain can comprise of  damage to one or more of these ligaments. The most common ankle injury/sprain occurs when […]

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Different Types of Physiotherapy

Category: Featured

Which Physiotherapy Treatment is the Best Fit for You? Everything You Need to Know About Different Types of Physiotherapy Here at Graceville Physio, we consider physiotherapy and physical therapy to be the same. As such, we use a combination of exercise-based and hands-on manual techniques in the range of treatments and types of physiotherapy our […]

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