‘Shoulder Impingement’ is a common symptom in shoulder problems related to the rotator cuff tendons. It presents as pain during overhead activities, like washing your hair or hanging out the washing, and can come on acutely after an injury or gradually over time.
As Physiotherapists, we are often asked why people should come and see us over a different health professional such as a Chiropractor or an Osteopath, and what type of injuries does each of us treat. To answer this, below is a summary of the theories which drive each profession. Physiotherapists treat a variety of different […]
Whether you were a gym junkie or couch potato before you got pregnant, exercising during your pregnancy can be a challenge but it is definitely an important part of the process! If you think of giving birth like running a marathon (which it can be!) then you need to make sure your body is well […]
As Sydney’s marathon and running events are quickly approaching (or here already!), there are many of us out pounding the pavement. Not surprisingly, there are also a lot more patients walking in our door with knee pain. Runner’s Knee is a general term for pain around the knee-cap or patella associated with running. Symptoms can […]
We have all felt pain at some time in our lives but have you ever really thought about why you have pain or where it is actually coming from? Pain is our body’s way of telling us that something is not quite right or that something in our body is being compromised. It is actually […]
Have you ever experienced pain that seems more intense than the injury or cause would normally warrant? In most cases this would be a matter of us over exaggerating our symptoms and perhaps looking for a little sympathy, however, there are occasions where the pain experienced is actually very extreme and may appear to be present […]