Keep Tennis Injuries at Bay with Our Professional Advice & Treatment

Category: Sports Injuries

Tennis is a fun racket sport that many Australians take up to keep fit, manage stress and participate in competitively. According to the 2015-16 Tennis Australia report, over two million Aussies played tennis, with nearly 300 000 new players taking it up in that year alone. At face value, it doesn’t appear to be a […]

Read More

Prevention & Treatment of Common Cricket Injuries

Category: Sports Injuries

The threat of sustaining an injury is an ever-present concern in the sports world. The human body is capable of achieving amazing feats, but the further it’s pushed, the more vulnerable it is to getting hurt. Cricket is popular in Australia and, while it may appear easy going and slow-paced, it comes with its fair […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Kids Netball Injuries

Category: Kids injuries and common growing problems

NETBALL :SOME COMMON PROBLEMS With the Netball season now in full swing we are starting to see kids with preventable injuries coming into the clinic. Proper warm up and warm down sessions can help to prevent some of the most common injuries such as achilles tendinopathy and jumpers knee. Achilles tendinopathy can be quite common […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

March 2017 newsletter -Sports Injuries

Category: Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries – Physio Clinic Newsletter – March 2017 The body feels the repercussions from Sports at any level, you don’t have to be an elite athlete to need Sports Physiotherapy. Athletes and individuals who play sports regularly are more prone to develop sports injuries. Some of the common sports injuries are tennis elbow, ankle […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More