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

6 tips to keep new runners injury free!

6 tips to keep new runners injury free!

2019-02-28

Avoid an injury with these 6 tips! SLOW + STEADY WINS THE RACE A sudden increase in training load is the number one reason people get injured running so take it slow. Aim for no more than a 10% increase load per week, when I say load this could be measured via time or distance. DON’T NEGLECT YOUR … Read More

Pregnancy! It’s not cool to wee a little when you laugh!

Pregnancy! It’s not cool to wee a little when you laugh!

2019-02-21

PREGNANCY! WHATS HAPPENING TO MY BODY? It can often feel like you are walking around in someone else’s body while you’re pregnant. You gain weight, your body becomes more stretchy (ligamentous laxity) and you grow a tiny human. If you have never been pregnant, imagine suddenly having to carry around an extra 15kgs strapped to your … Read More

Runners Knee!

Runners Knee!

2019-02-03

Runners Knee! Our knees are complex hinge joints, designed to provide stability from side to side and smooth movement forwards and back as you walk, kick and run. The patella, or kneecap, is a small bone embedded in the tendon of the quadriceps muscle that protects the knee and also provides extra leverage to the … Read More

DRY NEEDLING

DRY NEEDLING

2018-12-05

DRY NEEDLING Dry Needling is a broad term using to describe a treatment approach involving inserting a solid filament needle directly into a muscle. It utilises the same tool as acupuncture but the theories and application differ from traditional acupuncture. The aim of dry needling is to find active trigger points in a muscle (Those … Read More