Demystifying Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is a commonly occurring medical condition where the spaces within your spine narrow due to normal wear and tear or changes in the spine triggered by the onset of osteoarthritis. While some people with spinal stenosis may not experience any symptoms, spinal stenosis can put pressure on your spinal nerves resulting in tingling,…

5 Links Between Dry Needling And Pain Relief

Pain is one of the most difficult conditions to diagnose accurately and the effectiveness of alternative treatments varies widely from patient to patient. That said, dry needling is a pain alleviation technique, which has shown promising results in assisting patients to overcome back pain, neck pain and pelvic pain from pregnancy. Many patients also discover…

Before That Spinal Injection

Spinal problems can be severe and many Australians have sought spinal steroid injections to deal with a variety of problems. The focus of today’s discussion is what you should know and consider before a spinal steroid injection. What is it? This type of injection involves shooting potent anti-inflammatory hormones into the body to deal with…

Physiotherapy for Neck Pain

Stiffness is a pain in the neck. Yep, we went there. Pain and stiffness in the neck is a common and uncomfortable condition that you may have experienced at some point. However, when it’s chronic (it doesn’t go away – or gets worse) it could be time to hand it over to the professionals. In…

Recovering from Spinal Surgery

After any surgery, you’re going to need some time to recover. This starts with a recovery period in the hospital and, once you’re home, rehabilitation. In this article, we discuss the recovery process after spinal surgery and the things you can do to help it go as smoothly as possible. Pain Management and Medication Pain…

Can Physiotherapy Help with Tension Headaches?

Tension headaches are a common problem for many Australians. Primary headaches (tension headaches and migraines) make up 90% of all recurrent headaches, affecting 30%-78% of the population at some point. We’re going to take you through how to address tension headaches and why physiotherapy can help break the cycle of pain and medication. What is…

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Is Your Back Pain Caused By Your Multifidus?

Multifidus – an often overlooked but key cause of back pain in Australians.   Back pain debilitates around 80% of all people at some point in life – a problem that affects one’s mobility and sometimes, quality of life. The true causes of back pain can be diverse – strained muscles, injury, structural problems, posture,…

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Perineal Tears

Perineal tears are one of the most common injuries resulting from a conventional vaginal birth. They can be uncomfortable and associated symptoms can lead to more serious problems. Today, we’re going to take you through the basics of perineal tears and how post-natal physiotherapy can address the problem. What is a Perineal Tear? A perineal…