Life after Football – The Off-Season

“Weeeeeeee’re a happy team at Hawthorn!” the echoes fade from the club rooms and the celebrations begin. This signals the end of a long period of intense physical exertion for all the players involved in the AFL Grand Final, and for all other winter sports… Read more »

Trigger Finger

Does your finger get stuck when you bend it? And you have to prize it open with your other hand? Congratulations, you have Trigger Finger. So named because it is caused by inflammation of the flexor tendons of the fingers or thumb, such as often… Read more »

The Calm before the Storm of Injuries

Things have been a little quieter in physiotherapy world for a few weeks, as colder temperatures and horrible weather have meant less activity in the community in general, and therefore less acute injury. Even chronic arthritic pain and inflammatory conditions tend to settle, as the… Read more »

Getting to the “core” of Horse-Riding

Horse riding is an amazing sport in terms of the demands on the body. Not only does riding involve fairly unusual strains on the hips, back, shoulders and knees, but just owning a horse involves lifting bales of hay, raking and sweeping out stables, picking… Read more »

Is your Physio good enough?

As an addition to the ongoing and ever popular Facebook “Tip-of-the-week”, we are proud to announce the addition of a fortnightly blog to our website. The idea behind the “Tip-of-the-week” was to be able to share some of the pearls of wisdom and general physiotherapy… Read more »