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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

When do we progress your exercises?

In visiting us here at The Physio Joint, you can bet that we’ll send you home with at least one exercise to maintain and build on...

By

Ben Balcomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, December 13, 2019

What is Core Stability?

The phrase “core stability” is one that gets thrown around a lot by trainers, athletes, therapists and doctors. The average person probably knows that they need good core stability...

By

Ben Balcomb

Physiotherapist
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Finding time for fitness as a family

As a parent, it is important for you to encourage your children to be physically active.A child should try to do at least 40–60 minutes of exercise each day. To achieve this goal, plan some family togetherness time...

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) defined

When muscles are stressed, small microscopic tears occur in the ligaments, coupled with the stiffness and inflammation that accompany these tears, causing the pain and fatigue. The soreness is felt most strongly...

By

Ben Balcomb

Physiotherapist
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

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

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
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

Ben Balcomb

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

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