Archive for June, 2015

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

By Admin on Sunday, June 14th, 2015 in Physiotherapy.

What is Hip Osteoarthritis and how does it occur? Hip osteoarthritis (also called Degenerative arthritis of the Hip) is one of the most common types of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis occurs as the cartilage of a joint, a soft tissue that provides cushioning and a smooth surface for joint movement, begins to degrade due to wear and […]

Raw Brownie Recipe

By Admin on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic.

Ingredients 1 cup pecans (walnuts can also be used) 1 cup dates, pitted 5 tablespoons raw cacao (cocoa) powder 4 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar ¼ teaspoon sea salt Method Place pecans alone in your food processor and process until the pecans become small and crumbly. Add dates to the […]

Preventing Falls In Older People

By Admin on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic.

Approximately 30% of people over 65 years of age living in the community may experience a fall each year. Falls can result in fractured hips, severe back pain, with significantly reduced function and disability. A recent study reviewed the Healthcare literature to establish which falls prevention interventions are most effective for older people living in […]

Kids’ Screentime Injuries

By Admin on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Physiotherapy.

Over the years of treating many and varied musculoskeletal conditions, there has been a noticeable increase in the presentation to the clinic of kids with stress related back, neck and shoulder pain, sometimes with associated headaches. The most likely cause is the postures young people adopt whilst engaged in on-screen time – home work, gaming, […]