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Does kinesio tape actually work? Our Highett Physio Explains!

What happens when your favourite footy player suffers an injury mid-game (besides panicking as you wonder about the rest of the season, that is?) Well, the medics come out on the field and take them off. A few minutes (and a range of mobilisation exercises) later, they’re back in the game with nothing more than a taped-up knee to suggest they were just injured. Of course, it isn’t just elite [...]

By |2020-07-28T13:19:59+00:00April 30th, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Learn what telehealth options our Highett physios offer

Over the last couple of weeks, everyone’s been scrambling to sort out their affairs and make as much of their business remote as possible. And our Highett physios are no different. Fortunately for us, we already have several systems in place. These allow us to continue offering effective treatments for your pains, aches and injuries without you having to attend our clinic in person. Whether you don’t feel comfortable heading [...]

By |2020-07-28T13:20:29+00:00April 24th, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

A Highett 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 Highett 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 |2020-07-28T13:25:38+00:00March 31st, 2020|Legs, Physio|0 Comments

How our Highett physio freed Bobbie from lifelong injury

All too often, our Highett 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 |2020-07-28T06:28:40+00:00March 13th, 2020|Physio, Shoulder|0 Comments

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

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 |2020-07-28T13:33:20+00:00March 11th, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Why does your workout pain take a full day to flare up? Our Highett 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 |2020-07-28T13:01:46+00:00February 21st, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Ask a physiotherapist in Highett: 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 |2020-07-28T13:03:30+00:00February 12th, 2020|Physio|0 Comments

Does posture REALLY cause lower back pain? A Highett physio explains

Despite common belief, there is no such thing as correct posture - in fact, it varies (quite literally!) If you ask our Highett 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 |2020-07-28T13:04:38+00:00February 5th, 2020|Back, Physio|0 Comments

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

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 Highett treat. Physiotherapy as a profession is about treating and relieving pain [...]

By |2020-07-28T07:44:00+00:00January 29th, 2020|Back, Legs, Physio|0 Comments

Ask a physio in Highett: what is cranial facial needling, and how does it help?

Chewing hurts. You can’t eat. Those tablets aren’t doing a thing to help. In addition to helping patients recover from injuries, our physiotherapists can also help remedy cases of chronic pain in all parts of the body, including in the head, neck and jaw. To do this, our physiotherapists in Highett are constantly keeping up with the latest in physiotherapy practice and research - this is what allows us to [...]

By |2020-07-28T13:05:29+00:00January 15th, 2020|Head|0 Comments