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Have a Sports Injury? – Visit Your Physio

If you do sport at any level, sooner or later you’re likely to be injured. As our colleagues at Physiopedia state rather plainly, ‘musculoskeletal injuries are an inevitable result of sport participation’. Fortunately, physiotherapists are experts in all things musculoskeletal. This means we’re well placed to treat the sprains, strains and other injuries that sports…

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Who do I see for back pain?

Lower back pain can be linked to injuries of the lower back muscles and ligaments around the spine, discs between the vertebrae, spinal cord and nerves, as well as abdominal muscles and pelvic organs. Back pain goes beyond the physical. It can have a profound effect on emotions and interferes with every aspect of your…

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Headaches in Athletes: Why They Occur

A 2013 study published in The Journal of Headache and Pain revealed that 38 percent of the participants reported having had migraines as a result of or in association with exercise. More than half of these participants stopped their chosen sport or exercise to reduce or eliminate their migraines. While exercise can trigger headaches and…

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Could Chronic Back Pain be Genetic?

The Australian Bureau of Statistics 2014–15 National Health Survey estimated that 16% of the Australian population have back problems. Back problems are considered chronic if they persist for more than 3 months. Chronic back pain can have a serious impact on people’s lives and costs the Australian economy billions of dollars per year in sickness…

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