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Pain, the overprotective warning system

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Pain, the overprotective warning system   Picture, if you will, that pain is like an over protective guard dog. When the dog barks, it’s warning you of potential intruder to…

Coming back from back pain

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  Low back pain is one of the worlds most prevalent health conditions, with around 1 in 6 (16%) Australian’s experiencing back pain each year, and up to 90% of…

Alex’s Team Reflection

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  I joined the PhysioWest family early this year, in January, and I was so eager to start a new career in a new industry! I started in a new…

Post-Op Rehab, What Comes Next?

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  So you have finished your in-home rehabilitation, what’s next? Well one thing is for sure, your rehabilitation does not stop there! The fun and exciting part of your rehabilitation…

Plantar Fasciitis Explained

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  With gyms only starting to re-open again, many of you have been shifting your focus towards beating your best running records. We’re now starting to see a lot more…

Matt’s Experiences With Shoulder Rehab

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My own experiences with shoulder rehab Matt Stamatas – Physiotherapist   My passion for treating and helping people with shoulder pain comes from significant personal experience with shoulder pain and…

‘These Hips Don’t Lie’

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The Important Role of our Hips The Hip Joint is one of the most important joints in the body because of the vital role it plays in movement. Whether you’re…

Luke’s Experience with Low Back Pain

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My experience with Low Back Pain… Firstly – Yes, physios get back pain too (unfortunately). And yes, it sucks just as much for us when it happens. So, I thought…

Does Weight Training Stunt Growth?

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  It is a widely held belief that weight training can stunt growth when performed by children and adolescents. In fact, no study has ever shown that lifting weights inhibits…

Running Reflections with Matt

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The whirlwind of 2020 has been an opportunity for me to reflect on exercise and why we do it. Through distancing and isolation to keep the community safe, gyms, pools…

‘Getting off on the right foot’

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How ankle mobility may be setting you back.   The time has come! The peak of the pandemic is over and the gyms are re-opening their doors. Eager as a…

Shin Splints

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    Most people have heard of dreaded shin splints; you may have even suffered from this in the past. The fancy (medical) name for shin splints is ‘Medial Tibial…
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Do you ‘kneed’ some help?

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Do you “kneed” some help understanding your knee pain?!?  Illiotibial band syndrome    Given the closure of many sporting clubs and gyms I noticed an increase in individuals taking up…