In the middle of the Aussie sports season, I thought it would be great to discuss two programs within some of the most common sports that have been shown through a multitude of studies to decrease the risk of injury and keep you out of the physiotherapy clinic. With ACL injuries alone accounting for 25% of serious netball injuries and up to 20% of soccer injuries, I think the following two programs are 100% necessary within any local club. FIFA11+ FIFA 11+ was designed…
Torticollis means “twisted neck”. If an infant is born with a torticollis it is referred to as a congenital torticollis. It is common in infants ~ 1 in 250 live births and can sometimes be from their position in the womb or a difficult delivery. What are the signs and symptoms? Infants with a true torticollis may present with palpable soft tissue lump/thickening in a sternocleidomastoid muscle (the muscles that connect the breast bone and collar bone to the skull)….
Back to School 2016 – FREE School Shoe Assessment and Recommendations – January Don’t forget to book in to have your Children’s school shoes assessed by our experienced Podiatrist Aleks. He will also be able to tell you whether your child may benefit from arch supports especially if they often experience pain or tire easily. If you are interested in making a booking please call the clinic and ask to be booked in for a 15min free footwear assessment. For more…
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…
This article discusses adolescent growth plate injuries of the knee and heel- Severs and Osgood Slatters disease as well as managment and symptoms.