Good Posture and a Healthy Spine Start in Childhood

Good Posture and a Healthy Spine Start in Childhood

Posture is the position in which we hold our bodies when we are standing, sitting, or lying down.   Optimal posture is where our muscles are able to hold our body and limbs during different positions and activities with as little strain and tension as possible....
Common Netball Injuries

Common Netball Injuries

(By Kayla Malone, Physiotherapist) Has Netball returned and brought all those aches and pains from last season with it? For a non-contact sport, Netball can be a very physical game and often results in pain and injuries. The number one body part subjected to netball...
Toe Walking Explained

Toe Walking Explained

Toe Walking – an Introduction Toe walking is a pattern of walking where a child walks on the balls of their feet or ‘tiptoes’.It is common when children are learning to walk and up until 2-3 years of age. It may present during the development of pre-walking...
Babies With Talipes (twisted feet)

Babies With Talipes (twisted feet)

Talipes is a common foot condition in babies where one or both feet are irregularly turned, twisted or pointed. There are two different types of Talipes: 1. Positional or ‘Flexible’ Talipes For Positional Taipes, the foot posture is flexible and can be repositioned...
Torticollis – What is it and how can physio help?

Torticollis – What is it and how can physio help?

By Jasmine Angelev, Physiotherapist Torticollis is caused by shortening and tightening of the rope-like muscle (sternocleidomastoid) that attaches from the back of the ear to the collar bone on one side of the neck. It may cause your baby to hold their head to one...