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Difference Between Dry Needling & Acupuncture

Difference Between Dry Needling & Acupuncture The differences between dry needling and acupuncture actually outweigh the similarities by far. Dry needle treatment, also known as myofascial point dry needling, is a completely natural treatment for chronic and acute pain. Often used as part of a larger treatment plan, it is widely misunderstood by many people […]

Benefits To Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Benefits To Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Pelvic floor physical therapy focuses on the low back and pelvis as a whole and specifically seeks to help to coordinate the pelvic floor muscles. Think of the pelvic floor as a hammock of muscles connecting from your pubic bone at the front and your tailbone in the back. Women’s […]

Symptoms In Your First Trimester

Symptoms In Your First Trimester Lots of things happen in the first trimester. You’ll choose a doctor or midwife to care for you during pregnancy and you’ll go to your first prenatal appointments. For many expecting mums, the first trimester is when pregnancy symptoms are at their worst. We’ve outlined below the many common symptoms […]

Urinary Incontinence – What you need to know

What is urinary incontinence? Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control. The two most common types of urinary incontinence that affect women are stress incontinence and urge incontinence, also called overactive bladder. Incontinence affects twice as many women as men. This may be because pregnancy, childbirth, and menopause may make urinary incontinence more likely. […]

What is Physiotherapy and It’s Benefits

What is Physiotherapy and It’s Benefits Physiotherapy is often associated with sports medicine or the alleviation of pain. While this assumption is correct, there are many other reasons people consult physiotherapists. For example, your mother may have limited mobility or a friend may need rehabilitation after surgery. Similarly, some physiotherapists can assist people with cardiorespiratory […]

Everything you Need to Know About ACL Injuries

Everything you Need to Know About ACL Injuries Australia has the highest reported rates of ACL injuries in the world. The rates of ACL injuries are rising too, with a 70% increase in under 25s in the last 15 years. ACL injuries are common in AFL, rugby, netball, and similar sports that require young athletes, […]

3 Key Facts About Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Plus FAQ’s Answered

One in five people will experience a pelvic floor condition during their lifetime. This article explains what you need to know about pelvic floor physio treatment and answers the most frequently asked questions about the condition. Pelvic floor concerns can cause incontinence, pain, increased urgency or frequency, and retention. If you’re experiencing any of these […]

Why You Should Quit Smoking from a Physiotherapist

Why You Should Quit Smoking from a Physiotherapist On average, smokers die 10 years earlier than non-smokers. The health risk associated with smoking are well documented; it can cause cancers, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, lung disease and more. But the lesser-known effects relate to the musculoskeletal system- this article outlines four of them, as defined by […]

Four Common Causes of Back Pain in Kids

Four Common Causes of Back Pain in Kids We often attribute back pain as a sign we’re ‘getting old’, but for some children, age has nothing to do with their back condition. There are several reasons why your child or teen may be experiencing back pain. And if they do, they’re not alone. According to […]

Why Postural Care Could be Life Saving for People with a Disability

Take a moment to notice your posture right now. Are you slouching? Is there strain on your neck and back? Many of us forget to think about the state of our posture. For most people, posture can be corrected with some simple reminders and physio treatment. For people with a disability though, poor posture can […]

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