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? Here are some simple tips to improve your posture at work and make back and neck pain and thing of the past.
Hip osteoarthritis unfortunately can be a common part of the ageing experience. Whilst we have limited ability to reverse the arthritis itself, there is lots that can be done in slowing its progression, limiting the pain felt and most importantly, maximising the day-to-day function from your hip.
Your caesarean wound will usually be along or just below your bikini line. Very rarely it might be straight up and down your tummy. It will usually have dissolvable stitches or staples. It’ll take 6-10 weeks for your wound to heal completely. Below are a few tips on how to look after your scar.
Headaches, a condition that is affecting our lives more than we like to admit. Be it a mild pulsating ache in the background or a throbbing pain behind the eyes, it is annoying. Let’s face it, waking up with headaches on a daily basis is NOT normal and it is something we can easily live without. So what causes a headache? How do we overcome it? More importantly, how can we prevent it?
It is easier to maintain good postural habits in children than it is to fix the problems they cause in adulthood.
It is important to have good posture in order to: 1) Use your muscles and ligaments properly without increased strain or tension 2) Make sure you don’t experience pain or fatigue 3) Prevent long-term issues from developing 4) Keep you looking great!
Lower back pain may present in a number of ways depending on the underlying causes. Common symptoms may include a dull ache, shooting or piercing pain, or a burning sensation. Pain may be just in your back or radiate into your buttock, groin, legs or feet. You may also experience pins and needles or numbness in the buttock, legs or feet.
TMJ syndrome is pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ can be found just in front of your ear when you open and close your mouth. Many people are misdiagnosed – their symptoms are often put down to headaches, ear infections, problems with their teeth or even their back.
Pelvic girdle pain is a group of signs and symptoms of pain in the pelvis and lower back area, this can include pain in the perineum, pubic symphysis and the upper thighs (front or back).
During the early years, there can be some obvious abnormalities in children’s gait (walking style) like in-toeing or out-toeing. . While many of these are quite common and can correct themselves on their own, some require physiotherapy assessment and treatment.
Shoulder pain is a common issue we see. Find out what the causes are, anatomy explained and treatment advice. Wisdom Physiotherapy Nedlands
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.
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 are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors.
Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.
What is Overactive Bladder? Overactive bladder (OAB) is a continence condition where a person experiences increased urgency to urinate. Some describe it as a sudden desperate urge to empty their bladder. These people may also go to the toilet several times a day or...
But how do we know if you need an X-Ray? The Ottawa ankle rules are a series of tests used to determine if an X-Ray is required following a sprained ankle. When used by a trained professional they enable us to catch 97% of fractures.
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. However, current research suggests that PEACE is a better guide.