This article discusses the signs and symptoms of osteoporosis and its causes. It also discusses preventitive measures for osteoporosis to prevent loss of bone density leading to fracture and pain and deformity.
What is Arthritis? Arthritis is often referred to as a single disease. In fact, it is an umbrella term for more than 100 medical conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, specifically joints where two or more bones meet. Arthritis-related problems include pain, stiffness, inflammation and damage to joint cartilage (the tissue that covers the ends of bones, enabling them to move against each another) and surrounding structures. This can result in joint weakness, instability and deformities that can interfere with…
This article discusses how to set up your desk correctly for computer work as well as use of a swiss ball and document holders.
This article examines sleeping positions and types of pillows (latex, memory foam and feather) for correct sleeping position to reduce neck and back pain, shoulder and arm pain.
This article discusses deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or blood clots and their symptoms and complications. It also discusses early managament and prevention.
This article discusses neck pain associtated with a whiplash injury and how to manage pain.
This article describes the anatomy of the lower back and multifidus, pelvic floor and transversus abdominus (or core stability muscles) and shows how to activate (contract) them to alleviate lower back pain
This articles discusses signs of a stroke and when to call for assistance to prevent death and or minimise disability.
This article discusses the blunt trauma occuring to muscle tissue which causes a cork or haematoma and how best to manage it. And the repercussions of poor management (myositis ossificians).
Chanelle Horner B. ExSc, M. Phty Congratulations to Chanelle on the birth of her 3rd child a few weeks ago. Chanelle is our physio with a special interest in paediatric physio. She is available for physio treatment of children and infants. Chanelle graduated from Griffith University in 2002 with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science and a Masters in Physiotherapy. She has worked extensively in Hospitals in Australia and the UK, including 2 and a half years as the Senior…