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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…

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Spinal Stenosis: What is it and how does physio help?

Spinal stenosis is a common medical condition where the spaces within your spine narrow. This may be due to normal wear and tear, a bulged disc, or changes in the spine triggered by the onset of osteoarthritis. 

This can compress the spinal nerves and pinch them. Some people with spinal stenosis may not experience any symptoms, but the pressure on your spinal nerves can result in tingling, numbness, muscle weakness and moderate to severe pain. Here’s what a Physio can do to help.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis: How does physio help?

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease which causes inflammation in the joints, leading to pain. Physiotherapists can support a person with rheumatoid arthritis to understand more about their condition, and the types of daily activities and modifications they can utilise to help improve their function and symptoms.

Here are a few of the things that Physiotherapists can do to help.

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Cervicogenic headaches FAQ

There are numerous different types of headaches, ranging from the mild ones we all get from time to time to painful, debilitating conditions that can seriously impact the activities in your life.

Cervicogenic headaches are a lesser-known type of headache. Here’s what you need to know about them.

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