TMJ – How Physio Can Help Your Jaw Pain

TMJ – How Physio Can Help Your Jaw Pain

By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome is a pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ can be found just in front of your ear when you open and close your mouth. There are a variety of reasons why jaw pain occurs and numerous symptoms – for...
Have you lost your Swagger?

Have you lost your Swagger?

By Physiotherapist, Kate Pallett When we look at how people walk, especially those in pain, often they have lost their “Swagger”. The swagger is a fluid, efficient walking pattern. If we look at how a child moves, they make use of multiple dimensions of movement; they...
Desk Setup Tips

Desk Setup Tips

By E-Lynn Tan, Physiotherapist   Does your occupation require you to be in front of a screen for long hours? Are you getting neck pain and headaches because of it?   When you sit for a long period, your gluteal muscles, hip flexors and rectus femoris get...
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – How Can I Prevent Back Pain? (By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist) The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy. There is usually a combination of...
Does My Ankle Need An X-Ray?

Does My Ankle Need An X-Ray?

Ankle sprains are extremely common accounting for approximately 25% of all sports-related injuries.   Whilst the majority of ankle sprains result in soft tissue damage, a portion of more severe sprains can cause bone fractures. As Physiotherapists, we can order...
Ankle sprains want PEACE not RICE

Ankle sprains want PEACE not RICE

What has RICE got to do with ankles?   Ankle sprains are extremely common, accounting for approximately 25% of all sports-related injuries. For years, the acronym RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) has ruled supreme as the key to early management and has...