Rotator Cuff Injury

A Rotator Cuff Injury affects the muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. The Rotator Cuff Muscles function to keep the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. The muscles are named, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis, and Teres minor. The rotator cuff muscles interlock to work as a […]

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Osgood Schlatter Disease

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Osgood Schlatter Disease What is Osgood Slatter Disease?:- Osgood Schlatter Disease is painful condition that occurs where the patella ligament attaches to the tibial tuberosity, just below the kneecap. It occurs from a repetitive, forceful quadriceps contraction that leads to irritation of the growth plate which results in pain, tenderness, swelling and sometimes a bony […]

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CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME WHAT IS IT? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage at the front of the wrist. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome may be caused by continual repetitive movements or by fluid retention. SIGNS […]

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Wry Neck

Wry Neck – Acute Torticollis   What is it?:- The term Wry Neck describes a sudden onset of sharp neck pain accompanied by stiffness that can significantly limit range of movement. It typically occurs from a sudden quick neck movement or on waking first thing in the morning however there may have been unusual movements […]

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August 2016: Hoys Highlights

PILATES Classes Now Available Hoys are excited to announce the introduction of Matwork Pilates classes at our Sawtell and Jetty practices. Initially Pilates will be run by one of our Physiotherapists, Suzie Ammann, who has been trained by the Pilates Institute of Queensland. Pilates at Hoys is designed by a Physiotherapist, thus is both gentle […]

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Preventing Football Injuries

Can we Prevent Football Injuries? David Goodwin, Physiotherapist Injuries are an inevitable part of playing sport, but can we prevent football injuries? They can be frustrating, costly and lead to lasting problems. The Professional Footballers Australia (PFA) report on the 2014/15 A-League season reported 1.06 injuries per game, with each injury taking an average of […]

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Tradies National Health Month

Hoys Physiotherapy want tradies to watch more than just their backs during Tradies National Health Month  Australian Physiotherapy Association announces annual Tradies National Health Month for August 2016 The Team at Hoys Physiotherapy are calling on tradies to watch more than just their backs during Tradies National Health Month this August. It comes as Australia’s tradies […]

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Hamstring Tendinopathy

Athletes with a Hamstring Tendinopathy complain of deep buttock pain, pain when sitting, or deep, posterior, upper thigh pain. Chronic high hamstring tendinopathy is becoming increasing recognized as a causative factor in both sitting and activity-related posterior hip pain.  Unlike an acute tear, the pain usually comes on gradually and may be aggravated by repetitive activities, […]

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Exos bracing

Groundbreaking Exos Bracing Technology now Available at Hoys Physio Exos bracing is a revolutionary technology offering an adjustable and reformable solution for the treatment of fractures and other injuries requiring stabilization. Exos braces can be fitted to the spine, upper extremity (arms) and lower extremity (legs).  Exos bracing  is moulded directly to the anatomy for the […]

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Low Back Pain

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  Low Back Pain We know what Low Back Pain is and that it effects lots of people, but what can we do to avoid it?  Here is 5 quick tips for avoiding Low Back Pain #1 By the Screen These days, most people have jobs that require them to sit before the computer screen for hours […]

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