What Is Your Acute Locked Back Telling You?

What is an Acute Locked Back? An acute locked back happens when an unguarded movement causes a sudden jolt of pain to shoot through your back. It happens in many ways, such as turning over in bed, getting out of a car, or even bending forward to pick up a book. In fact, the absence […]

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), What is it?

Tennis Elbow, known to health professionals as Lateral Epicondylitis, is an overuse injury to the area. The location of this is on the outside of your elbow where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bone. It happens when repetitive stress or load is put on the area causing inflammation, or microscopic tears, […]

COVID-19 Medicare Telehealth Updates – 15th September 2021

Allied health services including physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics and psychology are now eligible for telehealth delivery via video conference or phone under Medicare. If you are eligible for, or currently have a: Enhanced Primary Care Plan/Chronic Disease Management Plan, or a Mental Health Care Plan, and are Facing COVID-19 restrictions that prevent you from attending a […]

What is Achilles Tendinopathy? And How To Fix It?

Achilles Tendinopathy – What it is and common causes Achilles Tendinopathy is a common lower body injury affecting the tendon that attaches your calf muscles (gastrocs and soleus) to your heel. Consequently, it happens most frequently in people who do a lot of running and jumping activity, but can also occur outside of these populations. […]

Is sitting all day a problem for you?

Sitting too much? If so, then feeling stiff and tight in your hips and your lower back are likely familiar symptoms to you. Sitting for prolonged periods of time with a high frequency can cause problems for your body, namely: “pattern adaptation or maladaptation”. This is when the muscles, joints and tissues in the body […]