Cyclops lesion – Post-op ACL

cyclops lesion ACL

As mentioned previously in our blogs ACL reconstructions have become a contentious issue over the past few years with more evidence confirming that reconstructive surgery is sometimes not your only option. So we thought we would dive into one of the complications post ACL reconstructions to further educate our clients. ACL Function Prehabilitation – a […]

Plantar Fasciitis Self Help Guide

plantar fasciitis

Although there are no concrete numbers for the prevalence of plantar fasciitis in the general population we do know it accounts for ~10% of all running based injuries and 10-15% of all foot based conditions that require medical care. As this is primarily an overuse injury caused by repetitive strain on the plantar fascia either […]

Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)

Adhesive capsulitis (frozen shoulder)

This article discusses the signs and symptoms of adhesive capsulitis (or frozen shoulder) including stiffness, pain and weakness. We discuss management, both conservative and surgical and self managment tips.

Headaches and Massage & Simple Self Help

headaches and massage

Headaches can affect your quality of life and even be quite disabling. Tension type headaches can be treated with Remedial massage that focuses on specific myofascial trigger points that are located in the neck and pericranial muscles. Stress can increase the incidence and/or duration of headaches so regular self-care that helps you unwind alongside booking […]

Pain on the side of your hip? Conservative and surgical options for treatment

pain on the side of your hip

Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) refers to a collection of musculoskeletal conditions that present as lateral sided hip pain or pain on the outside of the hip. Over the last 10 years our understanding of the causes of lateral hip pain has improved significantly. We have moved from the diagnosis of trochanteric bursitis, to gluteal […]

Patellofemoral Syndrome (anterior knee pain, runners knee)

Revised May 2021 Patellofemoral syndrome refers to pain arising from the joint between the kneecap and the underlying thigh bone (femur). Other names for this condition include patellofemoral pain syndrome, Chondromalacia Patella, Movie-goers knee, Anterior knee pain and runner’s knee. How does it happen? Patellofemoral syndrome most often results from overuse of the knee. When […]

ACL Cross Bracing Method

ACL Tear - Surgery vs Non Surgical recovery

With the thinking around ACL management (Surgery vs. Non-surgery) changing over the last few years there has been an influx of new research looking at what could be the best evidence based treatment approach for a non-surgical recovery of an ACL tear. One case series looked at the use of the “Cross Bracing Method” and […]

Unwrapping Chronic Pain – Part 2

Unwrapping Chronic Pain - Part 2

1 in 5 Aussies live with chronic or persistent pain. It’s complex, difficult, debilitating, costs our nation billions of dollars a year, and there isn’t a straightforward easy way out of it.  BUT that’s not the end of the story.  You can overcome chronic pain. I will try and unwrap some information around persistent pain in this […]

Unwrapping Chronic Pain – Part 1

Unwrapping Chronic Pain - Part 1

1 in 5 Aussies live with chronic or persistent pain. It’s complex, difficult, debilitating, costs our nation billions of dollars a year, and there isn’t a straightforward easy way out of it.  BUT that’s not the end of the story.  You can overcome chronic pain. I will try and unwrap some information around persistent pain […]

Osteoarthritis – Best Non-Surgical Management

What is Arthritis? Arthritis is often referred to as a single disease. In fact, it is an umbrella term for more than 100 medical conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, specifically joints where two or more bones meet. These conditions cause damage to the joints, usually resulting in pain and stiffness. Arthritis can affect many […]