Fitness Physio Blog

Sunday 17th June 2018
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By Tommy

Be Aware as there continues to be health professionals who are using treatments seen as no better than placebo.

Placebo means a treatment that is no better than a sham or pretend

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Monday 4th June 2018
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By Tommy

 

Reduce your hip and knee arthritic pain

 

Research from the GLA:D® program  in Denmark found  symptom progression reduces by 32%

GLA:D®,

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Thursday 28th December 2017
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By Tommy

 

Persistent pain or chronic pain, is pain that continues to persist after an injury has healed, and/or has no known physical cause. It has been very challenging for healthcare professionals to find solutions to persistent pain.


Researchers all over the world have been re-examining pain and changing the way

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Friday 22nd December 2017
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By Tommy

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of joint inflammation.

It affects most people as they age.

The affected joints undergo gradual mechanical wearing, which causes irritation and inflammation resulting in progressive stiffening of those joints, weakening of the muscles and increasing pain.

Eventually, the pain and

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Category: Sport Injuries
Friday 15th December 2017
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By Tommy

 

Considering a knee replacement? Well you may be able to avoid surgery with a specific brace to offload the medial compartment of the knee joint.

In combination with the appropriate clinical management, weight loss, and strength program an appropriate knee brace can help to reduce your knee pain and keep you active.

 

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Category: Sport Injuries
Tuesday 5th December 2017
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By Tommy

 

Low back pain is one of the most common conditions we treat as Physiotherapists.

An MRI can be a useful tool to assist with diagnosis.

Changes on an MRI are completely normal as we age. That is, at 40 years of age greater than 50% of people with healthy "pain free" backs will show signs of disc bulging

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Categories: Evidence based care | Spine
Thursday 23rd November 2017
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By Tommy

 

There are some big changes coming into place as of April 1st, 2019 with regards to government funding for private health. You will no longer be able to claim rebates for 17 alternative health practices due to lack of evidence for efficacy.

A list of natural

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Category: health news
Tuesday 14th November 2017
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By Tommy

 

Many people suffer from constant and persistent headaches every day trying to alleviate their pain with medications and experiencing varying results.

There

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Category: Sport Injuries
Thursday 9th November 2017
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By Tommy

 

Does your knee get sore while you are walking or running? Does it hurt when you go to stand up after sitting for extended periods of time or walking down stairs? Is it hard to pin point where the pain is coming from like it is in the knee or behind the knee cap. You may have a condition known as patellofemoral pain syndrome.

Patellofemoral

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Category: Sport Injuries
Tuesday 31st October 2017
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By Tommy

Plantar Fasciitis is the Latin term for "inflammation of the plantar fascia". The plantar fascia is a thick, fibrous ligament that runs under the foot from the heel bone to the toes. It forms the arch of the foot and functions as our natural shock-absorbing mechanism. Unlike muscle tissue, the plantar fascia

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Category: Sport Injuries