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The wierd thing about kinking your neck Do you ever wake up in the morning and feel that you can’t turn your head?? And, what’s worse is that you are also in tremendous pain as well?? Well you’ve likely kinked your neck or if you want to be technical about it – you have what’s called a Wry Neck! What is it? Wry neck is a condition where your neck becomes stiff generally in one direction and you cannot move it as well. There is also significant pain and / or ...
Posted on 2020-10-16
A physio's perspective on managing acute ankle injuries... When you are unluckly enough to severely hurt your ankle either playing sport, walking, or stepping awkwardly off a curb, its so important to do the right things in the earlier days to prevent long lasting effects. Here, we give Mitch's account of what he did when he REALLY injured his ankle whilst playing soccer. While it may seem graphic, you or someone you know, may go through something similar so you need to know what ankle...
Posted on 2020-09-23
In our previous post, I wrote about what knee pain often is in teenagers and why it can be such a challenging problem to fix. Today, I'm writing about my personal solution to curing people who have the often blanket-termed condition know as "Patella-Femoral Pain Syndrome" or "Knee tracking pain". I must stress, this program is for those who fit the catagory of Patella-Femoral pain. Check out our previous post here which explains the signs and symptoms of this condition. You should not...
Posted on 2019-10-22
It starts with something small that we hope goes away.. One of the biggest issues facing parents and their growing teenagers is what to do when they begin to complain about knee pain. It starts off with something that will just go away or we attribute it to just growing pain related. After a few weeks of trying to ignore the signs, you begin the see the issue starting to affect day to day life, in particular school and activity sports. You begin to hear about stories of limping up and...
Posted on 2019-07-24
Physiotherapy in Redcliffe for Shoulder Q: Have you ever heard of using laser to treat a shoulder impingement problem? How does it work? A: Shoulder impingement is a common condition causing significant shoulder pain in adults of all ages. Most of the time, the problem is one of subacromial impingement. Impingement means something is getting pinched. Subacromial tells us that the something in question is located under the acromion. The acromion is a piece of bone that comes around from behin...
Posted on 2019-05-17
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