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The Four Biggest Mistakes You Can Make After A Muscle Tear

Our muscles play an important role in the movement of our body. Without our muscles, we wouldn’t be able to bend our elbow or straighten our leg. As our muscles are soft and designed for flexibility, they are also prone to injury and if you have ever had a muscle tear, you know that they […]

Physiotherapy for Scaphoid Fractures

Scaphoid fractures are common injuries that affect the wrist accounting for 70-80% of all carpal bone fractures. They usually occur after a fall onto an outstretched hand. The fracture heals poorly and requires quite significant immobilisation and rehabilitation. Unfortunately, scaphoid fractures are common and often go misdiagnosed. We’ll discuss the anatomy of the wrist and […]

Physiotherapy for Spinal Stenosis

While there is no cure for spinal stenosis, several treatments can help you manage the symptoms and improve your quality of life. One such treatment is physiotherapy. Physiotherapy can help relieve pain, improve mobility and function, and reduce the risk of complications. If you’re considering physio for spinal stenosis, here’s what you need to know. […]

A New Year, A New Me….

It is come to that time of year again where we make our new year’s resolutions to be better than what we were last year.  These resolutions range from potentially giving something up, starting a new venture or changing something significant in our lives in the aim of improving our occupation, health and well-being.  However, many of these resolutions […]

Humerus Fractures: Nothing Funny About Them

The Humerus is the long bone of the upper arm. It attaches via a ball and socket joint to the shoulder and runs down to the elbow joint. Most fractures occur at the neck (top part) or mid shaft (middle) and are quite painful and debilitating. This bone is often broken from a fall with […]

GLA:D Australia – 2020 in review

2020 certainly packed a punch when it came to our lives surrounding the global Covid pandemic.  A mixture of multiple lockdowns and differences in conditions between states certainly made for some trying times.  However, health care continued throughout the pandemic and the GLA:D Australia team have recently released their Annual Review of the program for […]

Focus On Hamstring Tears

What are they? The hamstrings are a large group of muscles, located at the back of the thigh. Their job is to bend the knee, move the hip backwards and stabilise the leg. The muscles can be injured at any point but are most vulnerable where the tendon and muscle fibres join together. This is […]

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman’s life, but it can be difficult for some women to cope with the physical changes that occur. One of these changes is Pelvic Girdle Pain or PGP. Women often experience pelvic pain during pregnancy, but it can be hard to know when the pain is normal and […]

Cervical Radiculopathy

Cervical Radiculopathy involves an irritation of a nerve root in the neck, via either compression or inflammation in the region. This can cause signs and symptoms including: Unilateral (one side) neck pain with sharp/burning pain radiating down the arm Numbness or pins and needles in the neck, shoulder and/or arm Symptoms are aggravated with particular […]

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