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Monday, September 16, 2019

Headaches and Related Migraine Treatment

The continual use of pain medication to combat headaches is akin to removing the warning light that alerts you to a problem in your car!

By

Josh Bailey

Physiotherapist
Monday, September 2, 2019

Part 1: Physiotherapy V Chiropractors

In this four-part series, we will be looking to debunk any myths/misconceptions and provide a holistic representation of what a physiotherapist and what a chiropractor provides as a service to patients.

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Monday, August 26, 2019

Physio, Chiro or Osteo? What is the difference?

I'd like to introduce a four part series trying to best answer the question that many of our patients ask us.

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
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

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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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