Frozen Shoulder:- Adhesive Capsulitis

Frozen Shoulder:- Adhesive Capsulitis is a commonly misdiagnosed condition.  A true frozen shoulder is where the capsule surrounding the shoulder becomes inflamed and stiff, resulting in severe limitations of movement at the shoulder joint.  Due to differences in nomenclature, “frozen shoulder contracture syndrome” (FSCS) has been suggested as uniform name. It is a more uncommon […]

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Physiotherapy for Ankle Injuries

Ankle Injuries Inversion ankle sprains are one of the most common ankle injuries in sport. They occurs when the foot is rolled over onto the outside of the foot and ligaments are overstretched. Activities such as basketball, netball, AFL and soccer are high risk for ankle sprains as they involve jumping actions and uneven surfaces. Signs […]

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Preventing ACL Inuries

Preventing ACL Inuries For sportspeople of all ages, a rupture of your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) can be a devastating injury. Apart from the obvious pain and discomfort, there is the costs of surgery/physiotherapy; time off work/study; inability to play sport for extended periods; and the risk of degenerative arthritis in the future. So is […]

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ACL Injuries

ACL Injuries The ACL is the anterior cruciate ligament found in the knee. Its main function is to maintain rotational stability of the knee. ACL Injuries are one of the most common injuries in sports that involve jumping, sudden stops and starts or changing directions at pace such as soccer, netball or rugby. Some typical […]

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Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli.  Pain motivates the individual to withdraw from damaging situations, to protect a damaged body part while it heals, and to avoid similar experiences in the future.  Most pain resolves once the noxious stimulus is removed and the body has healed, but it may […]

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Febuary 2016: Hoys Highlights

New Staff for the New Year Hoys Physiotherapy are excited to introduce four new staff, Suzy Ammann (Physiotherapist), Alex Pearson (Exercise Physiologist), Harry Groom (Physiotherapist), and Clare Long (Remedial Massage therapist).   Click Hoys Physio Staff for all the new staff info.   25% of Your first 1 Hour massage* Get in and try a massage […]

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Posture The Sitting Epidemic

Man sitting in a chair at a desk with back to camera

Posture the Sitting Epidemic:- From fit and healthy to chronic back pain with no more than sitting at your desk Most working Australians have to spend most of their time in a prolonged sitting position, this habit is also transferred to our daily lives, which significantly increases the risks of developing long term chronic conditions. […]

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Tennis Elbow:- Lateral Epicondylitis

Tennis Elbow:- Lateral Epicondylitis  WHAT IS Tennis Elbow: – Lateral Epicondylitis Pain on the outside of the elbow that can travel down your arm, commonly refered to as Tennis elbow, but medically reffered to as Lateral Epicondylitis Caused by damage to the tendons that connect your forearm muscles to your elbow Known as ‘tendinopathy’ Usually […]

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Headaches

Help Your Headaches Do you sometimes feel dizzy or get headaches when you move your head? Dizziness has a variety of causes that include tight neck muscles, stiff neck joints and problems with your balance systems (Tamber, Bruusgaard & Bruusgaard, 2014; Tavanai et al, 2013). If you do occasionally get feelings of dizziness with or […]

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