In March Natali Zantvoort presented to Burleigh Heads staff about current physiotherapy in women’s health. Natali recently completed a 5 day intensive women’s health course in Sydney and spoke particularly to the physios about back and pelvic girdle (sacroiliac and pubic symphysis) pain during pregnancy. She discussed common findings with pregnancy related pain and gave tips to help accurate diagnosis of pain arising from the spine versus the pelvic girdle. Good diagnosis helps physios provide more effective treatment and also…
In April our physiotherapy team attended a presentation from two leading orthopaedic surgeons– Dr Vertullo from the Knee Surgery Clinic and Dr Hammond from the Shoulder Clinic at the Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre on the Gold Coast. This is an annual event with the aim of keeping Physios updated on the most up to date surgical advances and treatment options in those specific fields. Dr Vertullo discussed in detail the” new” knee ligament (the anterior lateral ligament) that is…
This article discusses the rotator cuff tear / strain of the shoulder, the symptoms and how to manage it.
Gold Coast Physiotherapy and Allied Health at Burleigh Heads and Broadbeach
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…
This article discusses shin pain (shin splints) caused by medial tibial stress syndrome, stress fractures or compartment syndrome. We discuss treatment and management.
Thursday 29th October – Burleigh Physiotherapy 3-6 pm. Join us and invite your friends and family. Free professional bra fitting “Be Breast Aware” information on conducting regular checks and how to – early detection is the best weapon Fittings take 10-15 minutes Intimo donates 10% of all sales to National Breast Cancer Foundation on behalf of Burleigh Physio plus $1 from any pink garment during the month of October Quality garments, well fitting, all ages, all stages, all sizes (8-24,…
Physiotherapist Ceridwen Way delivered this presentation to the Miami Combined Probus Group at Mowbray Park Surf Life saving club on Tuesday 4th August 2015. The crowd were enthusiastic and joined into the post-speech exercise/stretching session with gusto. Hopefully, they are now all Moving better, Feeling better and Living better everyday! Fitness is for fun and fitness is for life. Let’s get fit! Exercise is important because : Being inactive has serious consequences Increased risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high…
Exercise is good for everyone. “Hooray!”, I hear you shout, “let’s get to it”. Exercise for Adults especially with many battling an increasingly sedentary lifestyle is a hot topic. Exercise is beneficial for your – bone strength muscle strength endurance balance mental health prevention of certain diseases ( eg type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and certain cancers) skin and cardiovascular systems and much more Certain types of exercise are better for achieving certain goals. For the purpose of today’s article, I’m…
Thanks to Aleks Baruksopulo (Podiatrist) for this guest post If you are running in the Gold Coast Marathon which is coming up in the beginning of July you are more than likely ticking away the kilometres in preparation. This can be a difficult and delicate time on your body because of the potential wear and tear and the increased risk of an overuse injury. Checking to make sure your running shoes are not worn out and that you have the correct…