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Hip Pain: What Treatments Work? By Greg Matters

Think you need an injection for your hip pain? We suggest you read this first… We frequently treat patients with lateral hip pain and understand the effect that pain in this region have on daily life and sleep. Lateral hip pain can make everyday activities such as walking, climbing steps or stairs, sitting, or even […] Read More

All About Ingrown Toenails By Move for Better Health

A common condition treated by podiatrists is ingrown toenails. An ingrown toenail occurs when a portion of the edge of a toenail irritates, and in severe cases penetrates, the sulcus (the groove where the nail edge meets the skin). The severity of an ingrowing toenail is variable. In many cases you can manage ingrown toenails […] Read More

Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome  By Imogen Haylock

Joint hypermobility affects at least 10% of the general population to some degree and means that a person’s joints move too far and too easily. People with joint hypermobility can often do tricks like bend their thumbs forwards to touch their forearms or put their palms flat on the floor without bending their knees. These […] Read More

Back Pain Mythbusters By Sam Campagnale

Low back pain is a very common musculoskeletal complaint, however despite how common it is within our society, there are many misconceptions regarding its assessment and management. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, a union group in the United Kingdom for Physiotherapists, have developed four common myth busters about lower back pain. They are based on […] Read More

Shoulder Impingement – A Painful Topic By Greg Matters

‘Shoulder impingement’ is a common term used to diagnose pain in the shoulder typically made worse by lifting the arm. Despite its often-misinterpreted label, shoulder impingement describes a normal phenomenon that occurs each time the arm is lifted and the natural movement of bones in your shoulder leads to compression of soft tissues. For example, […] Read More

A Multi-Disciplinary Insight into Running By Move for Better Health

Running is the most participated form of physical activity worldwide, with almost 70% of runners experiencing a running-related injury during any given year. We’ve combined the knowledge of our Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists & Podiatrists to give you a comprehensive overview of: The most common running injuries & what causes them – Sam Campagnale, Physio Gym […] Read More

How Well Did You Sleep Last Night? By Move for Better Health

By Neralie Cain, Clinical Psychologist Sleep is such a funny thing. As young children, many of us resist it. As we grow up, we learn its’ value and sometimes even crave it; yet, we often do not prioritise it. But how do we know whether the insufficient sleep that we complain about is more than […] Read More

Changes to Pilates Claiming with Private Health Insurance By Move for Better Health

What’s changing to Pilates claiming? The Department of Health has made changes to legislation which applies to private health insurance. The purpose of these changes is to remove private health insurance funding for therapies which are not medically based. There are certain types of natural therapies, including “Pilates”, which will no longer be eligible for […] Read More

‘Clock Yourself’ One Step at a Time By Sam Campagnale

Improving your movement reaction time may not be something you think to work on when you’re exercising. Few people realise how important it is to incorporate this type of training into their exercise routine, especially when it comes to: Reducing your risk of falls (reactive step training has been shown to reduce an older adults’ […] Read More

Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? By Peter Tziavrangos

Re: Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? Australian Journal of General Practice. Volume 47, No. 9, September 2018 In light of this recent article in the Australian Journal of General Practice regarding the use of imaging in the management of low back pain I was pleased to see […] Read More

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From The Blog.
Hip Pain: What Treatments Work? By Greg Matters

Think you need an injection for your hip pain? We suggest you read this first… We frequently...Read More

All About Ingrown Toenails By Move for Better Health

A common condition treated by podiatrists is ingrown toenails. An ingrown toenail occurs when a portion of...Read More

Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome  By Imogen Haylock

Joint hypermobility affects at least 10% of the general population to some degree and means that a...Read More