Physio Depot’s top tips to help acute neck pain!

Physio Depot’s top tips to help acute neck pain!

2020-04-28

        I just woke up… Now I cannot turn my head at all.. and it hurts like hell… HELP! Sounds like a Wry Neck!   A wry neck is one of the most common neck issues we see in our community. It’s characterised by severe limitation in neck movement and excessive muscular … Read More

Helpful tips for working at home!

Helpful tips for working at home!

2020-04-08

  Rather than our usual ergonomic office set-up, working from home during self-isolation means many of us are spending our days slouched in bed with our laptops or working from the kitchen table, and are moving less than ever throughout the day. These prolonged hours of these often slouched, and static postures can result in … Read More

We’re open for Business + Online Consultations!

We’re open for Business + Online Consultations!

2020-03-24

COVID-19 + Recent changes to keep you safe at The Physio Depot!   As a community everyone is hurting right now and the best way to act help each other is to support small business, buy a take away coffee and reach out to those you know who are struggling! As a clinic we are … Read More

WHAT IS HIP IMPINGEMENT?

WHAT IS HIP IMPINGEMENT?

2020-03-12

WHAT IS HIP IMPINGEMENT?     Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), also known as hip impingement, is a movement or structural problem of the hip which results in the catching or squashing of cartilage/tissues in the hip joint between the Sockey (acetabulum) and thigh bone (femur).   What causes impingement?   People with hip impingement often have … Read More

MYTH BUSTING SQUATS!

MYTH BUSTING SQUATS!

2020-02-13

MYTH BUSTING SQUATS! The squat is an exercise that is functional to everyday life. Naturally we should squat to pick things up from the floor, lowering onto a chair. Our modern day lives have meant that varying movement patterns have been formed during a squat which can place strain on joints and muscles. There is … Read More

How to start a training program in 2020!

How to start a training program in 2020!

2020-01-13

  Happy New Year!   With a new year on the horizon, we all have new goals and ambitions for this year! With New Years Resolutions comes new exercise goals and  training regimes to start the year right! Although this starts with your best interests, it tends to lead to an increase in injuries!   … Read More

Planning on running into the new year?  

Planning on running into the new year?  

2019-12-09

  Are you wanting to take up running in 2020?   We love seeing people out enjoying running and one of the great things is anyone at any level can run! BUT we hate seeing patients in the clinic who have started running and have ended up with an injury!   How to start your … Read More

ARE SHOULDER PAINS, STOPPING YOUR GAINS?

ARE SHOULDER PAINS, STOPPING YOUR GAINS?

2019-11-25

SHOULDER PAIN AT THE GYM?? What makes up the shoulder? The shoulder joint (Glenohumeral joint) has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. It is made up of three bones the humerus, scapular (shoulder blade) and clavicle (collar bone). These bones make up 3 main joints the gleno-humeral, sterno-clavicular and acromio-clavicular … Read More

Are your shins painful when you run or hop? It sounds like shin splints!

Are your shins painful when you run or hop? It sounds like shin splints!

2019-11-01

SHIN SPLINTS – Also known as that god-awful pain you get in you shin when you run! Shin splints is the slang term used to describe pain experienced on the inside of your shin. The technical term is medial tibial stress syndrome. Typically this injury occurs gradually with the onset of increased training volume and … Read More

HELP! Why does the side of my hip hurt??

HELP! Why does the side of my hip hurt??

2019-09-18

Are you struggling with persistent hip pain that is not getting better? Do you get hip pain lying on that side in bed? Do you suffer for a few days after a long walk or going up lots of stairs? You could have a gluteal tendinopathy! What is a gluteal tendinopathy? Gluteal tendons live on … Read More