An Elwood physio explains the most common causes of leg pain

So you’ve got leg pain, and you can’t walk it off. Owing to the fact that our legs are some of our most-used limbs, leg pain and injury are extremely common, and one of the most popular conditions our Elwood physios help clients out with. Whether it’s a sharp ache following sport or exercise or a dull throbbing that’s been with you for a while, there are very few pains [...]

By |2020-03-31T23:31:35+00:00March 31st, 2020|Legs, Physio|0 Comments

How our Elwood physio freed Bobbie from lifelong injury

All too often, our Elwood physiotherapists hear from patients think they’ve gotten an injury for life. Whether it’s on-again, off-again back pain for the last 10 years, or constant nagging pain in their shoulder that they have been living with for the last 6 months, too many resigned themselves to a life with chronic pain. Bobbie is one of them… or rather, he WAS one, until he started seeing our [...]

By |2020-03-13T04:34:50+00:00March 13th, 2020|Physio, Shoulder|0 Comments

What’s the secret to recovering from surgery? A physio in Elwood!

Make no bones about it - recovering from surgery is tough! It’s slow, painful and worst of all, you can’t do half the things you normally can thanks to a loss of mobility and muscle or joint function. You might feel that right now, there isn’t much you can do but rest. However, there ARE some ways you can regain your strength and increase your range of movement. If you [...]

By |2020-03-11T01:30:30+00:00March 11th, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Why does your workout pain take a full day to flare up? Our Elwood physio explains!

So you’ve just finished a tough workout routine, and you’re feeling great! You’re energised, pepped up and best of all, your muscles don’t hurt at all. You hit the showers, get changed and head home, collapsing on your bed as drift off into a well-deserved sleep. Come morning, you wake up. You try to climb out of bed - and that’s when it hits. Despite feeling completely fine the night [...]

By |2020-02-21T05:37:06+00:00February 21st, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Ask a physiotherapist in Elwood: pelvic floor problems

The pelvic floor is an important structure in your body. However, thanks to its behind-the-scenes role, most of us have no idea what it does, or what could happen in the event of problems with your pelvic floor muscles! Many people - in particular, women - experience pelvic floor problems, some of whom never seek out help for it. But you don’t have to be one of them - of [...]

By |2020-02-12T05:43:45+00:00February 12th, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Does posture REALLY cause lower back pain? An Elwood physio explains

Despite common belief, there is no such thing as correct posture - in fact, it varies (quite literally!) If you ask our Elwood physios, correcting posture is somewhat overrated when it comes to muscular aches and pains. What we aim to do at Physio AUS is to educate you and encourage more frequent movement. So, what is good posture? Your next posture is your best posture, SIMPLE. Well not quite! [...]

By |2020-02-12T05:43:05+00:00February 5th, 2020|Back, Physio|0 Comments

Pregnancy-related pain? You need a physio in Elwood!

Congratulations on your pregnancy! When you’re expecting, you can expect all manner of appointments to make: GPs, midwives, ultrasound appointments… the list goes on. One appointment that many women overlook however is their appointment with their physiotherapist. While injuries and chronic pain may make up the majority of our caseload, they aren’t the only things our physios in Elwood treat. Physiotherapy as a profession is about treating and relieving pain [...]

By |2020-01-29T02:46:20+00:00January 29th, 2020|Back, Legs, Physio|0 Comments

Tendon Injury? An Elwood Physio Answers Common Questions About Tendon Pain.

What Your Elwood Physio Wants You To Know About Your Tendon!! Introducing our new Physio and ' Tendinopathy Terminator '  Ally! Have you ever had tendon pain, tendinopathy or tendinitis? These can occur in many tendons around the body including the elbow (golfers or tennis elbow), achilles, knee, hip, shoulder and thumb. They can often be very painful and disabling, so there are a few things your physio wants you [...]

By |2020-03-20T10:00:27+00:00December 16th, 2019|Physio|0 Comments

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 |2019-12-13T07:47:30+00:00November 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 |2019-12-20T06:38:39+00:00November 12th, 2019|Physio|0 Comments