Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease in Australia and affects approximately 1 in 8 Australians. Life does not stop with a diagnosis of OA – you can continue to live an active life and there is a lot you can do to manage symptoms and keep moving well. OA is a collection of changes [...]
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If you’ve ever had symptoms of vertigo before I’m sure you’re aware that it can be very unsettling. There are a number of causes for the symptoms of vertigo and dizziness, however the good news is that it often isn’t serious and a common cause for vertigo can be treated very quickly and effectively without the [...]
Calf pain is a common complaint. You can get it whether you are a keen runner or just busy on your feet all day. Read more to find out how our Bicton physiotherapist can find out what is causing your pain - and how to stop it. Anatomy of the calf We know the calf as [...]
August is upon us now which is exciting for one reason, winter sporting finals are just around the corner! Whether your sport of choice is football, netball, rugby, hockey or anything in between, injuries at this time of year are as frustrating as the Dockers and Eagles performances of late… This post will explain common muscle [...]
Are you training for the up and coming HBF run for a reason or City to Surf and knee pain is holding you back? Are you in the early stages of your football or netball season but missing games or playing below your best due to knee pain? Read on further to see how one of [...]
How does this relate to pregnancy and menopause in women? During pregnancy your Continence and Women’s Health Bicton Physiotherapist can perform a pregnancy assessment and pelvic floor assessment and treat any pregnancy pain such as pelvis pain, sacroiliac joint pain, pubic symphysis pain, back pain and sciatica. Our Continence and Women’s Health Bicton Physio Anna can [...]
We get this question a lot! A Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapist is a fully qualified Physiotherapist who has also done extra study (Clinical Masters) to specialize in Continence and Women’s Health. This means they specialize in treating conditions specific to the pelvis (pelvis, lower back, bladder, bowel, Pelvic Floor muscles). Our Bicton Physiotherapist Anna White [...]
Ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries that present to physiotherapy and are easily sustained in both contact and non contact sport. With any ankle sprain it’s imperative to seek advice and rehabilitate 100% to avoid any ongoing pain and instability with the ankle. Evidence has shown a sprained ankle has one of [...]