Myth Busting Osteoarthritis!

Myth Busting Osteoarthritis!

2019-07-16

Myth Busting Osteoarthritis     Our population is definitely not getting any younger and therefore joints are wearing out and getting replaced more and more regularly. Everyone reading this probably knows one person with a knee or hip replacement.    FIRSTLY… What is osteoarthritis and how do I know if I have it? Osteoarthritis is … Read More

Training for a running event? Find out how MASSAGE can help!

Training for a running event? Find out how MASSAGE can help!

2019-07-09

Are you preparing for your next Running Event? City to Surf? Blackmores Marathon or Half Marathon? Glenbrook Trail Marathon?    Do you think massage therapy can help your race prep? Our massage therapist Brett has run several marathons himself and here is what he has to say regarding sports massage & how it can help … Read More

Calf muscle tear! OUCH! Find out how physio can help!

Calf muscle tear! OUCH! Find out how physio can help!

2019-06-06

Running along and then BANG and your calf is torn? What to do next? Well first thing is stop running! Get home and follow the next few steps!     How to know if you have torn your calf muscle? A snap or pull felt at the time of injury. Pain and weakness in the … Read More

Don’t start your day off on the wrong foot

Don’t start your day off on the wrong foot

2019-05-27

Don’t start the day with heel pain! Plantar fasciitis has a multitude of ever changing names but the condition itself is characterised by tissue irritation in which the plantar fascia attaches to the heel bone. The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue attaching from the inside of the heel bone, along the base … Read More

Upper back feeling tight? Try these 5 quick tips!

Upper back feeling tight? Try these 5 quick tips!

2019-04-14

Sitting by day, stiff by night!   Do you spend a lot of your day sitting at a desk or in the car? Are you suffering with neck pain? Do you find your upper back stiff and you just can’t get it to go away? Struggling to lift that weight overhead? We understand how annoying … Read More

Stop that pain in the neck!

Stop that pain in the neck!

2019-04-05

Are you experiencing regular neck pain that just won’t go away, it’s possible that parts of your daily routine are contributing without you realising! Here are a few common everyday activities that might be making your neck pain worse!   Your sleeping position  It’s easy to underestimate the impact your sleeping position has however, spending … Read More

Noisy Knees? Not as bad as they sound!

Noisy Knees? Not as bad as they sound!

2019-03-21

Noisy knees? I have been asked frequently recently how to fix creaky knees! The truth is sometimes you can and sometimes you can’t! The good thing is that there is no evidence that having crunchy knees is causing any damage to the knee joint! Although it’s hard to convince yourself that when your knees sound … Read More

Help your low back pain fast!

Help your low back pain fast!

2019-03-13

Lower back pain is the pits! We all know someone that has a ‘bad back’ with constant struggles when it ‘goes out’. We understand at The Physio Depot how if effects your life and family. Our Physio’s have treated 100’s of lower back patients back to full function.   5 quick ideas to help your … Read More

I have labral tear in my shoulder? What does that mean!

I have labral tear in my shoulder? What does that mean!

2019-03-06

Shoulder Labral Tears   What is it? A ring of flexible, fibrous connective tissue, known as the glenohumeral labrum, surrounds the shoulder joint. This labrum increases the stability of the shoulder while allowing for the required flexibility of one of the bodies’ most sophisticated joints. One well-known muscle of the arm, the biceps, has an … Read More