The shoulder joint is one of the more complex joints in the body. This blog post explains what exactly goes on in the shoulder joint, the structures inside, problems that can occur and exercises to prevent injury.
Recovering from injuries can be difficult. Sports, Work Place or Post Surgical... rehab is a complex process aimed at maximising your envelope of function. Follow the link if you'd like to learn more about how injuries effect performance.
Sit-Stand Desks are becoming increasingly popular in office workplaces with research into these desks providing a lot of benefits with their use. This blog will delve into what exactly a sit-stand desk is, it’s proper use, and what benefits they may provide its user.
Foam rollers are great for reducing muscle tension but did you know they are also widely used for postural correction? For all those people suffering from any degree of an excessive upper back curvature can now breath a sigh of relief for an upper back treatment outside of the clinic!
Scoliosis is a common condition where the spine curves laterally loading up one to two aspects of the spine and causes muscles to shorten which can result in spasms. Julius explains about scoliosis, the cause, how to test for and the treatment involved with this type of condition.
A common condition we see at the clinic with people getting back into running or increasing training loads is Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome. This pain is a lateral knee pain caused from tightness through the ITB can cause all sorts of havoc for runners and cause muscle imbalances and joint dysfunctions throughout the body.
Today we're looking at the brachial plexus, which is the bundle of nerves that originate in the neck and travel underneath the collarbone and down the arms. This blog is for those people who suffer from neck pain that travels down their arm together with numbness, tingling and weakness.
Taping a clients back is a common tool used at the clinic for postural correction to hold the body in the perfect anatomical position and to create awareness of slouching during day to day living. A huge majority of our cases we see of lower and upper back pain is essentially self inflicted through bad habits of poor posture and can easily be improved to prevent any future and long-term injuries.
This blog talks about the sacroiliac joint located at the lowest part of the lower back and the dysfunctions of the joint that cause pain. Includes home care exercises to stretch the joint and the surround muscle tissue, while also strengthening exercises to help improve joint stability.
Injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament is extremely common in sports which have a contact component or those that require quick changes in direction. If you're interested the ACL, how it is injured or what you can do to avoid injury, this is the post for you.
Strained a muscle before and wondered how exactly the body heals itself and the internal process involved? This blog looks at the four healing process involved from the moment of injury till the moment your back into action!
Are you looking to participate in one of Melbourne's upcoming fun runs and have no idea where to start or are you simply looking to get back that fitness you once had!? This blog is an in-depth guide to running a 10km fun run in 12 weeks explaining all factors you will need to consider with dietary advice, motivational factors and a general training program. Happy running!
Tears in the Rotator Cuff are a very common shoulder injury. Many of us have partial tears without evening knowing! Mark has created a great infographic to help illustrate what a cuff tear is and what to expect if you develop one.
Piriformis Syndrome is a common condition that can give you similar symptoms to Sciatica. Kyle Michelle has written this handy condition profile to educate our patients about what it is and what can be done.
Muscle strains are a very common form of injury for those involved in exercise. This article helps to give you an idea of what to do following an injury. If you follow these steps, you will certainly make your physio happy when you come in for an assessment!
No matter what your age, physical activity has been show to positively impact your health. It can take many different forms, and be done in many different places. The Australian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines can help you to get more out of life.