21 Jun 2018

Morton’s Neuroma

Feel like you have a stone in your shoe? It could be Morton’s Neuroma. What is Morton’s Neuroma? Are you experiencing pain under your foot? Does it feel like you are walking on a stone? If so this is what Morton’s neuroma can feel like. A neuroma is typically a benign tumour of a nerve. […]

6 Dec 2017

Shoulder Pain! Have I Torn My Rotator Cuff?

Your rotator cuff is a group of four muscles (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularis and teres minor) that surrounds the Glenohumeral joint in your shoulder. The Glenohumeral joint is the joint that connects your humerus (upper arm bone) to your scapula (shoulder blade) via a ball and socket joint. To enable a large range of motion at […]

17 Apr 2015

Strengthening Your Shoulder Stabilisers

You’ve probably heard it before – you need to strengthen your shoulder stabilising muscles. Why is this so important and how might you effectively perform these exercises? The upper quadrant is composed of your neck, scapula (shoulder blade), and arm. The arm’s only attachment to your skeleton is via the scapula, and the scapula attaches […]

14 Sep 2014

Stressed Out!!!! And now my back has flared up as well!!

Work’s hectic, the kids are sick, the in-laws are in town and my back pain has flared up too…What are the chances!?!?!? Actually quite high. When working at your “normal pace” the stress response in the body is very useful. Say you are about to walk into an important interview, or speak in front of a […]

22 Aug 2014

The Grumbling Groin

If you’ve ever presented to your Physio with groin pain you may have noticed – just for a split second- the look of dread in their eyes…no this is not because we are worried about touching your groin, but because by the time you present to us, it is often more because the ‘groin strain’ […]

28 Dec 2011

Anyone Fancy a Hit?

When the sun finally comes out in Sydney tennis is up there with one of the most popular sports and as innocent as it looks it can take quite the toll on the body, so much so that there is an injury named in its honour! So what is tennis elbow?

6 Dec 2011

Buns of Steel??

Many of you will have heard of your backside being referred to as a gluteus maximus and it is in fact the “Gluteus Maximus” muscle which makes up the shape and outward appearance of the buttocks. This muscle takes much of the glory for the curves and strength of your bottom, however, there are some […]