Why does my knee hurt?
By Sam Davison, Principle Physiotherapist Are you knee stiff and sore after your morning run or an F45 session? Whether you’re a professional, recreational or corporate athlete, many of you will have experienced knee pain at so...
Physiotherapy for Shoulder Pain
Suffering from a sore or stiff shoulder? By Sam Davison, Principal Physiotherapist Every time you reach up to grab something – a book from a library shelf or a coffee cup from your kitchen – you get a shooting pain in your sho...
We floss our teeth, so why don’t we floss our joints and muscles?
VOODOO FLOSSING By Nathanael (Nate) Chan, Physiotherapist Voodoo flossing is a manual therapy technique utilising a compressive force aimed to improve joint range of motion and improve muscle length. The current body of research is o...
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018)
THE LARGEST SPORTING EVENT FOR AUSTRALIA IN THE PAST DECADE. By Nathanael (Nate) Chan, Physiotherapist Over the summer thousands and thousands of people flooded the streets of Gold Coast creating an experience like no other. The games provi...
Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
Chronic Compartment Syndrome (CECS) is a painful, chronic exercise-induced musculosketal problem in the affected limb. It is widely under recognised and often misdiagnosed as shin splints in the lower leg or as general muscle tightness fro...
7 Fact or Fiction Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis
By Russel Rubin, Principal Podiatrist Picking Up Marbles With Your Toes It makes sense that strengthening your feet might help reduce and prevent foot pain, but here’s an exercise you may not have heard of: picking up small marbles with y...
Shoulder Pain – Who and What are the Rotator Cuff?
Most people will have only heard of the rotator cuff when they were told they have a rotator cuff strain or tear. Rotator cuff injuries occur more often in people who provide repetitive overhead movements for example, swimmers, painters a...
Sitting is the new smoking
Orange is the new black / Sitting is the new smoking Is Sitting really that bad for you?! Are standing desks worth it? It is not uncommon to read public health articles in the news and wonder if there’s any truth behind the story or is i...
Skiing in the Northern Hemisphere?
A week of skiing involves at least 5 hours of exercise everyday as well as continuous squatting, pivoting, turning, bouncing and occasional falling. These factors plus fast speed, obstacles, jumping and undulating ground, it’s no wonder s...
Acupuncture v Dry Needling
Acupuncture is an ancient therapy which has been practiced for over 5000 years. The belief is that health relies on a steady flow of “chi” – (The vital flow of energy in all living things) through the body’s energy pathways, kno...