Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist Shoulder pain is a common complaint we treat at Wisdom Physiotherapy. Shoulders are the linchpin of many movement functions and control, and once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do....
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...
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...
No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

Don’t have any equipment at home and looking for some exercise ideas to stay active? No problem – we’ve got some creative options for you!   Here are some beginner to advanced* moves you can try in the comfort of your own home. You will need:1x sturdy chair...
Osteoporosis vs Osteoarthritis

Osteoporosis vs Osteoarthritis

What is the difference between Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis?   The short answer: ● Osteoporosis is a bone disease in which the amount and quality of the bone is reduced, leading to fractures (broken bones). ​It is characterized by decreased bone mineral density...
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain Treatment

By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Lower back pain can be debilitating, not only from a pain point of view, but functionally can be very limiting and have a major effect on daily life and work activities. Although some episodes of lower back pain can be self-limiting...