Ankle injuries are usually determined by how the mechanism of injury and the type of tissue that is damaged – ligament, tendon or bone.
Arthritis is a medical term used for joint pains – it is not however defined as a single disease but the term covers over 100 medical conditions of which Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form and generally affects elderly patients, followed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Front and back chest-wall tenderness (mild to agonizing) is pain reproduced by specific joint play motions of the thoracic spine, costo-transverse articulation, costo-chondral junction, and the costo-sternal junction.
When it comes to hand and upper limb therapy, we evaluate and test the hands and upper limb to assess the cause of your pain. From here, we construct a personalised treatment appropriate for you. Some of the conditions we treat are trauma-related sprains and strains, overuse syndrome, repetitive strain injuries, Dequervains syndrome, and osteoarthritis.
Headaches are one of the most common medical conditions, with almost everyone experiencing them occasionally, especially the office workers stressing in the Sydney CBD. Some people experience frequent, recurring, or chronic headaches.
The hip is a ball and socket joint involving the articulation between the thigh bone and pelvis. The hip joint is surrounded by many strong ligaments and muscles which aid in stabilising and controlling the movement and mobility of the joint.
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) symptoms can be the result of an injury to the joint, improper alignment of the jaw and teeth, overuse due to excessive or vigorous chewing, or the action of orthodontics.
Apart from spinal conditions, knee pain is one of the most common ailments of the musculoskeletal system. There is a large range of problems that can affect the knee, as the knee joint is one of the most-used joints in the body with our walking, running, sitting and bending.
Lower back pain is a very common complaint among people of all age groups. It is, however, more commonplace among people in their thirties and onwards, but is not unfamiliar to those younger due to the increasing demand to sit (sedentary office workers lifestyle), especially in Sydney CBD.
Neck pain is a very common complaint among people of all age groups. It is, however, more commonplace among people in their thirties and onwards.
The Plantar fascia is a fan-shaped, strong band of connective tissue which holds the foot bones and joints in place and attaches from the heel bone to the ball of the foot.
First and foremost, congratulations on finding out you’re pregnant. Being pregnant may be smooth sailing at first; however, as we progress through the weeks, our body undergoes quite a few changes. Through a combination of hormonal changes and eventual weight gain, the unfortunate physical stresses may eventuate to pain or discomfort.
Coccyx pain (tailbone pain) also known as coccydynia can be quite frustrating to an individual and can significantly play a role in our day to day life, however, relief is possible.
The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that help to move the shoulder and hold the joint in place and centered. Rotator cuff disorders result from inflammation or damage to the rotator cuff muscles or tendons, or inflammation of the subacromial bursa (which is a fluid-filled pad that sits under the highest part of the shoulder).
Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are common, and are caused by problems with the shoulder joint and its surrounding structures. The shoulder is more prone to injuries than other joints because of its wide range of movement.
Sport is a great part of Australian culture and from the professionals to the weekend warriors, sporting injuries are very common. Sports injuries can range from minor injuries such as low grade sprains, strains and some overuse injuries to more severe injuries such as ligament and tendon ruptures or dislocations.
Acute Tennis Elbow is an injury to the muscles that extend the wrist and fingers. Golfers-ElbowGolfer’s elbow, also called Medial Epicondylitis, is similar to its counterpart. The primary differences between these conditions are the location of the pain and the activity that leads to injury.
Back pain is a very common complaint among people of all age groups. It is, however, more commonplace among people in their thirties and onwards, but is not unfamiliar to those younger due to the increasing demand to sit (sedentary lifestyle).
Work related injury is defined as the result of an accident that gives rise to musculoskeletal injury. No matter what it is you do, whether you work in an office, in a factory or driving a truck there is always a chance that you could injure yourself.