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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 Balcolm

Physiotherapist
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

For the Golfers - is your swing restricted?

The golf swing is a complex series of movements, and many golfers are limited by their physical capabilities to perform these movements, whether it is due to poor coordination of their body segments...

By

Adam Leslie

Physiotherapist
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Prehabilitation - what is it and why do I need it?

Most people have heard of rehabilitation, the undertaking of treatment and exercise regime following an injury, however have you heard of prehabilitation?!

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Wednesday, May 8, 2019

The Importance of Treatment Tune-ups

Some people think that their condition isn’t bad enough to warrant physiotherapy treatment or just feel they do not need an occasional check-up.

By

Adam Leslie

Physiotherapist
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

What is Runner's Knee? Very painful that's what!

Yes it is a thing! However, the proper name for 'Runner's Knee is Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome (ITBFS). It is a painful overuse knee injury that affects the outer...

By

Josh Bailey

Physiotherapist
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

"Phone Neck" a common injury?

Essentially, the most common cause of neck and head pain in our society is from sustained poor positions of our necks. Staying still in one position repeatedly (especially a sustained position towards the extreme...

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Government Funding for Physiotherapy

Today I'd like to explain the government's system of funding for physiotherapy treatment of chronic musculoskeletal conditions. The system of funding comes under the Chronic Disease Management Plan.

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Monday, October 8, 2018

Introducing a Physio Joint Star Patient

This lady is a 68 year old mother of 5. She suffers from intermittent low back pain. She has a shoulder complaint that bothers her a little when she swims. She has a dodgy knee that gives her a bit of jip...

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director

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