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Osgood-Schlatters Disease (OSD)

Osgood-Schlatters Disease (OSD) is a knee condition most commonly seen in adolescents and children, and particularly those who are going through periods of growth. It is known as a ‘traction apophysitis’ at the insertion of the patella tendon onto the tibia. This means that over time, repetitive strain on the patella tendon caused by the […]

Keeping Healthy While Working from Home!

Over the next few months, many of us will be spending more time at home. For each of us, this will mean something different; however, regardless of your circumstances, there are a few things you can do to make your time at home a little easier and healthier. Maintain a routine. A new routine may […]

Knee osteoarthritis – Do I need arthroscopic surgery?

“I’ve had knee pain for years and it’s been getting worse. I wake up with stiffness, my knee doesn’t bend all the way, and it aches especially when I walk for a long time. Do you think I need surgery?” This is a question that comes up regularly particularly for middle-aged adults suffering from knee […]

Are weather conditions associated with chronic musculoskeletal pain?

Adapted from the research review by Todd Hargrove in Physio network: Translating research into practice.(Issue 30–May 2020)   That time of year it has come again where the days are getting shorter, the nights are getting colder and previously “under control”aches and pains tend to be creeping back into our lives again. A number of […]

Calf Strains!

The calf muscle, or the calf complex is a series of three muscles that work to provide propulsion when we perform any activity with our legs like running, jumping and walking. As one of the biggest power contributors to our movement, it is important to understand what they are, how they work and how to […]

How can I complete my physiotherapy appointment online?

Wow, what a start to the year… COVID-19 has certainly caused a lot of disruption over the past few months to everyone’s life in one-way or another. You may have been questioning howor ifyou still wanted to see your local GP or Physio in the current environment with the increased risk of being exposed to […]

Understanding Referred Pain

Pain is one of the most complicated processes in the human body. You may have experienced this if you’ve ever seen a physiotherapist for pain in one part of your body, and they started to treat an entirely different area. Some people are born with no sensation of pain at all, and amputees sometimes continue […]

COVID-19 Update – What measures are we taking?

As everyone is acutely aware, the recent development of the COVID-19 virus has taken our world on a rapid roller coaster ride in preparation for what could be a significant local outbreak. Luckily, there have been no confirmed cases in the local Albury Wodonga region, but this is not to say that we have dodged […]

Rotator cuff tears – what can Physiotherapy do for me?

Rotator cuff tears and rotator cuff pain are common complaints in a physiotherapy practice. There are a number of reasons why a patient may have pain in their shoulder in the region of the rotator cuff, but one of the more major reasons is due to sustaining a tear to one or several of the […]

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