Corked Muscles

What is a ‘corked muscle’ Corked Muscles are also known as a muscle contusion, it is caused by a direct blow to the muscle causing tissue damage and bleeding within the muscle. It most commonly occurs in the thigh muscle during contact sports such as football, martial arts or sports were a firm ball is […]

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Hip pain:- Trochanteric Bursitis

Is you Hip pain:- Trochanteric Bursitis? What is it:- Bursitis – is inflammation of the bursa (fluid-filled sacs located where tendons pass over bones designed to decrease friction) Where is it:-Trochanter – is the bony bump on the outside of your hip (femur) The trochanteric bursa lies under the tendon that connects your bottom muscles […]

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April 2016: Hoys Highlights

Hoys Physio celebrates 10years in Business The Hoy Boys are excited to celebrate 10years as Hoys Physiotherapy.  Although we are not looking as young as we did, we are still talking and have all our hair, so we are calling this a success. Hoys Physiotherapy started in 2006, at the Jetty as a small single Physio […]

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Exercise Physiologist’s:- Helping those with Diabetes

Adult checking blood sugar level

According to Diabetes NSW, people being diagnosed with Diabetes are growing 7 -10% a year, this has also caused an increase in amputations of 25% in the two years. These growth are especially worrying when there are 1.2 million Australians that have diabetes (all types of diagnosed Diabetes). For NSW there’s at least 36,000 people […]

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Cervical Radiculopathy:- Referred Neck pain

  You have arm pain?, well it could be coming from your neck, it called Cervical Radiculopathy Cervical radiculopathy is the clinical description of pain and neurological symptoms resulting from any type of condition that irritates a nerve in the cervical spine (neck). When any nerve root in the cervical spine is irritated through compression […]

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Hydrotherapy:- Aquatic Physiotherapy

  Hydrotherapy, now know as Aquatic physiotherapy is a great alternative for many people who find exercising on land is a bit too much for them at the moment and for those looking for something extra to mix up their regular exercise program. Exercising in the water reduces the amount of body weight going through […]

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Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome

What is Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome? Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome (ITB Friction Syndrome) is a common overuse injury which gives pain on the outside of the knee during and following running or repetitive leg activity. Being an overuse injury, it is caused by repeated trauma rather than a specific incident. It’s common name is “Runner’s […]

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Shin Splints

  Shin splints happen when there are small tears in the muscles around your shinbones. You might feel a tight aching pain that fades after a warmup or after you stop working out. It can feel painful and tender to the touch. Shin splints are common among new runners and those returning after an extended […]

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Severs disease

  Severs Disease causes nealry all Heel Pain In Children Calcaneal Apophysitis is inflammation of the growth plate of the heel bone. It is commonly known as Severs disease and affects children between the ages of 10-14years. The condition can require on-going management for approximately 2 years. It is caused by the excessive pull of the […]

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Articular Knee injuries

Articular Knee injuries Are Articular Knee injuries or ‘Chrondral’ Injuries causing your ongoing Knee Pain? Cartilage is frequently damaged in knee injuries, often as a result from forceful impact to the knee or from dislocation of the kneecap. Damage also often occurs with ACL tears. Articular cartilage covers the ends of bones and provides a smooth surface […]

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