5 Tips for runners to avoid a trip to the Physio!

5 Tips for runners to avoid a trip to the Physio!

2021-01-12

5 tips for runners to avoid another visit to the Physio!   Runners accumulate an amazing amount of distance over a 12-month period. The gradual load this has on joints, ligaments, muscles and bones can inevitably lead to injuries. A whopping 82% of all runners will get injured throughout their running career.   Our goal … Read More

ACL Rehabilitation & Recovery

ACL Rehabilitation & Recovery

2020-10-07

ACL Injury & Rehabilitation Explained Firstly what is an ACL and why is it important? The anterior cruciate ligament aka ACL is one the main ligaments joining your thigh bone to your shin bone. This inherently keeps the knee very stable so we can jump, run and change direction in a sporting context. The ACL’s … Read More

Top 10 ways to finish the Ultra-Australia injury FREE!

Top 10 ways to finish the Ultra-Australia injury FREE!

2020-07-15

The Physio Depot’s top 10 ways to finish the UTA injury FREE!     HAVE A TRAINING PLAN  – ‘If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail’ – Get to know what training volumes and duration your body can handle. Some people can pump out 100km weeks all year round without a niggle, others will run a … Read More

What are the ways to prevent injury when returning to sport?

What are the ways to prevent injury when returning to sport?

2020-06-25

What are the ways to prevent injury when returning to sport?    As sport returns and lockdown rules are starting to ease, sportspeople and weekend warriors are chomping to get out there again!     There is always a risk of injury in returning to the sport after an extended period of time off. This … Read More

Help – I’ve got shoulder bursitis!

Help – I’ve got shoulder bursitis!

2020-06-02

    Shoulder Bursitis What is Shoulder Bursitis? The bursa of the shoulder is a fluid filled sac that exists to reduce joint friction between the shoulder blade and the top of the arm bone. With good shoulder mechanics the bursa slides and glides within the shoulder and creates a perfect synergy.   In the … Read More

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