Mr Sang Bin (Leo) Hyun is a leading physiotherapist at The Brisbane Spine Clinic with a subspecialty interest in spinal related conditions and sporting injuries – prehabilitation and rehabilitation. Leo has extensive experience treating patients with whiplash injuries and related chronic neck and shoulder pain.

Physiotherapy for aged care

The Surprising Benefits of Physio for Seniors

  It is a common misconception that elderly people would only benefit from seeing a physiotherapist if it is for rehabilitation to recover from an injury or from surgery.  However, a regular check-up by a physiotherapist has many benefits, particularly for people aged 65 and over. Assessment and intervention by a physiotherapist are useful in…

Meniscus tear: surgery or physical therapy?

The meniscus is a C-shaped pad of cartilage inside the knee that absorbs shock and cushions movement. It can tear when you pivot or twist your knee in a game of footie, basketball or tennis. It can also tear in more mundane ways while you’re kneeling, squatting or lifting.

But what’s the best way to treat it? Physiotherapy? Surgery? The right decision depends on a number of factors.