Archive for the ‘Physiotherapy’ Category

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, […]

Bike Physio – Andrew Metter

on Monday, April 27th, 2015 in Physiotherapy.

The Bike Stretch Video is provided by Glenhuntly Road Physiotherapy and is of general nature and is for educational /entertainment purposes only. No information is to be taken as medical or other health advice pertaining to any individual’s specific health or medical condition. Pain that is not associated with stretching means you should ease off. […]

Fisiocrem

on Sunday, April 26th, 2015 in Physiotherapy.

Fisiocrem We use this cream at the clinic – it’s effective, utilizing only natural ingredients. Please ask at reception if you would like to try some (we have little sample packs), or purchase direct from the clinic at discounted rates. Fisiocrem SOLUGEL contains high levels of active plant extracts. These are not homeopathic dilutions. They […]

You will thank me when you’re 70!

on Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 in Physiotherapy.

We all know that muscles need rehabilitation after an injury for them to function correctly, this is particularly important for the pelvic floor. Up to 37% of Australian women and 13% of Australian men have urinary incontinence (bladder leakage) and up to 12% of Australian women and 20% of Australian men have faecal incontinence (bowel […]

Chronic pain – Long term pain can wear you down. Here’s some good info…

on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 in Glenhuntly Physiotherapy Clinic, Physiotherapy.

Understanding Chronic Pain Many people use the term Chronic to convey just how excruciating a pain is. However, what the term really means is simply that the pain has been there for longer than three months, even if it’s not very bad. The distinction is made after three months because most injuries to tissues, either […]

Aquatic Therapy

on Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 in Physiotherapy.

Life Aquatic with Bev… Is water therapy for you? Bev has a love of water and has been fortunate enough to spend almost 20 years working in the area of aquatic physiotherapy (formerly known as hydrotherapy). So what is Aquatic Physiotherapy? Aquatic physio is a form of physiotherapy treatment conducted in a heated pool supervised […]