Injuries

I have a Frozen Shoulder, What Now? By Move for Better Health

Have you been struggling to lift your arm for an extended period of time? Do you feel like your shoulder is ‘frozen’? You might be experiencing ‘Frozen Shoulder’ or ‘Adhesive Capsulitis’, a common and complex problem that affects many individuals. What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen Shoulder (FS) is a condition where your shoulder gradually becomes […] Read More

Understanding Lumbar Radiculopathy By Move for Better Health

Low back pain is a common issue that affects up to 85% of people at some points in their lives. It is so prevalent, in fact, that it is the leading cause of disability in the world, affecting both the general and athletic population. If you have experienced low back pain before, you may have […] Read More

Most Common Cricket Injuries By Sam Campagnale

The summer of cricket has been an exciting one, and if you’re involved in the game you’ve probably seen and played lots of cricket by now! Cricket is played globally and is the second-most popular spectated sport behind football (also known as soccer in Australia – sorry AFL and rugby fans!). Cricket is quite a […] Read More

Hip Pain: What Treatments Work? By Move for Better Health

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 Move for Better Health

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 Move for Better Health

‘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

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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