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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Exercise Headaches - why you get them

Exercise headaches can also have symptoms similar to migraines, such as nausea and vomiting, sensitivity to light and sensitivity to sound.

By

Josh Bailey

Physiotherapist
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Kids need to practice good ergonomics too

Physiotherapists are treating more young patients suffering from the effects of working at computer stations that are either designed for adults or poorly designed for children.

By

Adam Leslie

Physiotherapist
Monday, August 5, 2019

Tradesmen’s Health and Physiotherapy

Tradies have among the highest number of injuries. Every day 10 tradies are badly injured at work. That is 3650 tradies a year on workers compensation.

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Monday, July 22, 2019

Ben's Blog: Headaches from your neck

Many headaches originate in the neck. Technically, they are called Cervicogenic Headaches. They are a result of dysfunction within the top three vertebral segments of the spine.

By

Ben Balcomb

Physiotherapist
Wednesday, July 17, 2019

You don't have to put up with pain

1 in 5 Australians experience chronic pain at some stage in their lives, and it is estimated that chronic pain is the third most costly health problem in Australia.

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Why do people cancel their appointments?

Recently, we have been analysing our online booking system. Often, we get emails requesting an appointment for physiotherapy only to find out that when our reception follows up with these requests...

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Friday, June 28, 2019

Government Funding for Physiotherapy (Part 2)

We recently posted a blog about the government’s system of funding for physiotherapy treatment of chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Thursday, June 20, 2019

For the Ballers' - Jumper's Knee

As the name suggests, Jumper's Knee is an injury that affects athletes in sports that involve a lot of jumping. Research has demonstrated that in sports like volleyball and basketball, as many as 40-50%...

By

Adam Leslie

Physiotherapist
Friday, June 14, 2019

Ben's Blog: Learning The Chin Tuck

Coming out of university I realised I was taught a whole lot of techniques about how to assess the neck but very little on how to treat it.My impression of neck treatment before joining The Physio Joint...

By

Ben Balcomb

Physiotherapist

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Newcastle’s neck physiotherapists. Our team is continually engaging in research and treatment of chronic neck and head pain. And we do not crack necks.

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We routinely treat movement and position faults of neck joints that specifically relate to the production of head and neck pain and/or migraine.

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Our skills are in manual and exercise therapy. We can use a myriad of different techniques applied to muscles, ligaments and joints to improve movement.

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