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What is Sciatica? Symptoms & Similar Conditions

You’ve heard about Sciatica, or may have experienced it, but what exactly is it? First thing to know is that sciatica is not a diagnosis. It describes a group of symptoms that either involve the sciatic nerve as it leaves your lumbar spine, or present a very similar pattern. Symptoms often labelled as “Sciatica” are: […]


WHY YOU SHOULDN’T BE SCARED OF THE WEIGHT SCALE

  Tracking your weight regularly can be a good way to keep you on track and accountable. But I know from personal experience it can also be a daunting experience. Once I started to understand what can influence the scale weight, I started to take the number on the scale as just a piece of […]


How I became a Physiotherapist!

In light of PhysiCo City's upcoming 14th Birthday I thought I would take the time to share with you my journey in becoming a Physiotherapist and how it all began. Let me take you way back to early high school. I had just attempted to descend a full flight of stairs with a single bound in [...]

5 reason why you should have a food diary

TRACKING YOUR FOOD FOR A PERIOD OF TIME MAY HELP YOU GET BETTER RESULTS… HERE’S WHY   Sure, tracking everything you eat and drink in a day can be quite tedious and annoying, especially when you’re running around with a busy schedule. BUT If you have specific weight loss goals, or are in a period […]


Is your jaw causing you headaches?

Jaw related headaches   Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge that connects your jaw to your skull. Your TMJ allows you to talk, chew and yawn. But the joint’s supporting muscles may also be the source of your headaches. A number of the TMJ muscles may contribute to the pain. These are located underneath […]


Where does my shoulder pain come from?

Where does my shoulder pain come from?   Shoulder pain and injury are one of the most common complaints reported to a physiotherapist. This is largely due to the complex architecture, large degree mobility and therefore inherent lack of stability from which it operates. Further contributing factors to shoulder pain are the demands that your […]


5 Underrated Health Habits to Implement in 2022

I’m sure we’ve all had the intense desire after Christmas and New Year’s to jump on the super – clean – no – sugar bandwagon. Or maybe even the next new fad diet, in hopes to lose the kilos gained during the holidays. But sure enough as time has told, these diets or extreme restrictions […]


Are you experiencing neck pain?

Our expert team of physiotherapists have noticed an epidemic of neck and upper thoracic spine dysfunction here at the clinic. Since we are all working from home, it is really difficult to find time to take care of your postural health. Check out the video above of one of our physiotherapists, Tom, treating neck pain. […]


ACL Injuries and How to Prevent and Manage Them

Anterior cruciate ligament Your knee you has two main stabilizing ligaments. The main one of which is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). ACL injuries usually occur from a hard step or a twisting of the knee whilst it is planted. It can also occur from an awkward fall, or impact to the side of the […]


The Missing Link in Hip Rehabilitation

The Missing Link in Hip Rehabilitation — Evidence-Based Treatment for Hip Injuries Patients who come to physio with pain in the hip have often been managed from a one-joint or soft tissue injury concept at another centre. However, here at PhysiCo City, we firstly treat the hip joint itself – if there is any primary […]