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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
Thursday, September 20, 2018

How to Choose a Physiotherapist

We see many patients who come to us from other allied health professionals including other physiotherapists, chiropractors and osteopaths. Frankly, we think the general standard in the skills of manual and exercise...

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director
Sunday, September 9, 2018

A Health Insurance Issue Relating to Physio

Over some years now I have seen a major change in the way physiotherapy is practiced in private clinics. Thankfully, there is far more emphasis these days in recovering lost movement to treat pain instead of...

By

Damien Cummins

Physiotherapist, Practice Director

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