Archive for the ‘Physiotherapy’ Category

VERTIGO!

on Thursday, March 1st, 2018 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Health & Wellbeing, Physiotherapy.

By Emmanuel Rey, Physiotherapist VERTIGO V/S FEELING LIGHT HEADED Vertigo is a condition that makes you feel like everything around you is spinning. It comes from the latin word “vertere” to spin. Vertigo is different from feeling light headed, which is often linked to low blood pressure and happens when standing too fast from sitting […]

All in the Balance

on Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 in Allied Health, Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Health & Wellbeing, Physiotherapy, Pilates.

Preventing sporting injuries in young people By Physio Emmanuel Rey In a physiotherapy practice, we see a lot of children and young adults with sporting injuries like torn Anterior Cruciate Ligaments (ACL), ankle sprains etc. Often we put this down to just bad luck – I stepped funny, I landed badly, I twisted… Children have […]

Plantar Fasciitis Tips & Tricks

on Sunday, May 21st, 2017 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Health & Wellbeing, Physiotherapy, Pilates.

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the fascial ligaments of the sole of the foot. It is often caused by overuse or stress to the fascia due to factors such as: – increased walking or running – inappropriate footwear – prolonged standing – either high-arched feet or flat and pronated feet. Plantar fasciitis can be […]

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

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 […]

Kids’ Screentime Injuries

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, […]