How to Relieve Lower Back Pain

How to Relieve Lower Back Pain - Hoys Allied Health + Wellness

Lower back pain is the second most common ailment presented to doctors by adults, eclipsed only by the common cold. It’s such a ubiquitous problem that it’s considered a social as well as a health issue, as it’s the number one cause of absence at work. Modern, industrial, sedentary lifestyles with little to no exercise […]

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Preventing Falls – What can you do?

No other single cause of injury, including road trauma, costs the health system more than falls. In NSW each year, falls lead to approximately 27,000 hospitalisations and more than 400 deaths. More than one in three people aged 65 or over fall at least once a year, many fall more often. Falls are even more […]

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Shoulder Pain – What does the research say?

Shoulder pain is one of the most prevalent musculoskeletal complaints in the general population. An American Study found that about 18 million people reported shoulder pain in 2005, second only to knee pain. With such a large prevalence it would reasonable to assume the cause, and treatment, of shoulders is clear, unfortunately not. However, Physio […]

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Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo

Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV) BPPV is thought to be caused by tiny crystals becoming dislodged from the walls of your balance (semicircular) canals in your inner ear. These can be loosened by: age, head injury, infection, and other disorders of the inner ear. These crystals then roll around in the fluid of your inner […]

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Sports Injury Clinic

Sports Injury Clinic Now available Monday 4:30-5:30 $10* Assessment and Diagnosis for Affiliated Sports Clubs Hoys Physiotherapy are keen to help affiliated Sports Clubs keep there player fit and active.  To make sure every new injury get to best treatment available and the player makes a timely return to sport.  Hoys Physiotherapy have opened a Sports Injury […]

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Bursitis – What? Why? and How do I fix it?

Bursitis – What? Why? and How do I fix it? Firstly, what is bursitis? Bursitis = inflammation of the fluid sacs in your joints Bursae are small, fluid-filled sacs that reduce friction between the moving parts in your bodies joints. Common causes are injury and overuse Common areas of bursitis include the shoulder, hip and […]

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Running 10km – Rehabilitation

Harry Groom

Running 10km – Rehabilitation Rehabilitation following any injury is essential, whether you want to return to running or not. Most injuries will heal by themselves, but during the healing stage your body develops compensations. When these compensations are obvious it is very easy to correct them (think limping from a sore ankle). However, these compensations can […]

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Running 10km – Knee Pain

Running 10km – Knee Pain Knee pain. My last post about potential running injuries has caught up with me over the past few runs. You can go back and have a look at that here, Running 10km – Running Injuries. The injury has slowed down my progress a fair bit with my max distance over […]

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Running 10km – Running Injuries

Running 10km – Running Injuries Running injuries, such as shin splints, ITB friction syndrome, and patellofemoral pain syndrome can occur at any stage of a person’s running journey. Early identification of the cause and early treatment are essential to stay on track. Physiotherapists have the skills and equipment to assess both your running style and […]

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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis What Causes Achilles Tendonitis? Tendons are the tough fibres that connect muscle to bone. Most tendon injuries occur near joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. A tendon injury may seem to happen suddenly, but usually it is the result of many tiny tears to the tendon that have happened over […]

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