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Did you know? Our physios in Elwood are now NDIS registered!

First established in 2013, the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) has no doubt helped thousands of Australians living with disabilities. These also include physical disabilities resulting from physical conditions, debilitating injuries, and genetic disorders. Individuals with physical disabilities now have the resources to access a greater range of disability support for their conditions. And that includes NDIS physiotherapy, courtesy of our physios in Elwood! How NDIS support works Under the [...]

By | 2019-11-21T00:59:33+00:00 November 21st, 2019|Physio|0 Comments

Elwood Physio Shows How To Stop Shoulder Pain And Clicking [Video]

At Physio Australia we see our fair share of athletes and manual labourers - it's true. However what most people don't know is that we actually see more office workers and everyday Aussies than we do superstar sporting heroes. Shoulder and neck pain are two parts of the body in particular where many people struggle and seek our help. Today, our physio in Elwood talks you through an amazing exercise for shoulder, neck [...]

By | 2019-11-12T23:55:36+00:00 November 12th, 2019|Physio|0 Comments

Our physio in Elwood explains hand and finger pain

Physiotherapy isn’t just for athletes and manual labourers - it can also be a huge help to office workers and everyday Aussies as well! One part of the body in particular where many people encounter pain is in the hands and fingers. Do you work as a draftsman? Are you a musician? Have people told you that you type like a jackhammer? If any of these apply to you, then [...]

By | 2019-10-16T06:26:35+00:00 October 16th, 2019|Physio|0 Comments

What To Do With A Rotator Cuff Tear

Let's assume you've had some shoulder pain that won't seem to go away. It's a pain that might be in the front or back of your shoulder and possibly radiates down the side of your arm towards the middle of your upper limb. Overhead activities such as lifting or reaching may aggravate it. You might feel pain and discomfort when you try to sleep on that particular side. By now [...]

By | 2019-10-29T08:24:49+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Shoulder|0 Comments

Strains vs sprains: our Elwood physio explains!

Strains, sprains, tomato, tom-ah-to… While they may sound pretty close, the truth is that strains and sprains are two completely separate issues, and as such, require slightly different treatments. Due to their similar-sounding names however, many people wind up using the two terms interchangeably - something that our Elwood physio hears all the time!  It’s true that strains and sprains refer to damage to soft tissues in the body, and [...]

By | 2019-10-29T08:06:27+00:00 September 27th, 2019|Ankle, Physio|0 Comments

An Elwood physio explains physiotherapist training

The job of your Elwood physio is to assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of musculoskeletal issues that impact people’s movement and physical function. We often find ourselves working with those who’ve suffered from accidents, injuries or long-running health problems. Using a tailored combination of exercise, movement analysis, manual therapy and specialist techniques, we can help restore, improve and promote health. The human body is a complex machine. [...]

By | 2019-10-29T07:15:07+00:00 September 13th, 2019|Physio|0 Comments

How To Eliminate Shoulder and Neck Pain [Hack]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aF_mv63hdmw&feature=youtu.be Neck pain can be completely immobilising! It's one of the most common complaints I deal with in our Elwood clinic every single day. It can occur due to a given event for e.g: a knock during a sporting contest or a motor vehicle accident. But it can also happen seemingly out of the blue. I've had many patients who wake up with an excruciatingly painful and 'locked' neck who [...]

By | 2019-10-29T07:26:06+00:00 August 27th, 2019|Neck, Shoulder|0 Comments

What Should You Do With A Rotator Cuff Tear?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSaLmr6WCQ8 In this video the 2 Bens explain: What having a rotator cuff tear means Why they're commonly associated with shoulder pain When to go for surgery Vs continue with Physio It's imperative to address any shoulder pain you have immediately to avoid the possibility of developing a condition called ' frozen shoulder' To read about the effects of frozen shoulder you can read our blog on the topic [...]

By | 2019-10-29T08:10:25+00:00 August 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our Elwood physio explains referred pain

Your leg hurts. There’s a sharp pain every time you turn your neck. You experience a dull throbbing in your lower back, hip and leg. Logically, you should be looking into getting physio for your leg, neck, or back, right? Unfortunately, when it comes to musculoskeletal pain, it isn’t always that straightforward! In many cases, the root cause of your musculoskeletal pain may be in a completely different part of [...]

By | 2019-10-29T07:42:55+00:00 August 21st, 2019|Back, Physio, Shoulder|0 Comments