Physiotherapy

Core Stability

Core Stability

Some of the latest research has confirmed what we in the profession have known for many years, that is, up to 90% of the population will experience lower back pain at some stage in their life

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain

 Knee injuries Overview: Knee pain is one of the more common complaints encountered by the practitioners at Gladesville Healthcare. There are some alarming statistics regarding knee pain and injury within the population.     Anatomy: The ‘knee’ is essentially made up of three joints (tibiofemoral, tibiofibular and patellofemoral); all working together to allow this hinge...

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What Is Good Posture?

What Is Good Posture?

Poor body positioning leads to bad posture over time, which results in a number of  debilitating problems. Continually slumping on the couch, slouching in your chair, holding the phone in the crook of your neck, sleeping in odd ways  can make your muscles and joints tight or even over stretched in a ‘habitual’ shape.       There are two common postural...

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Growing Pains and Growth Plate Disorders

Growing Pains and Growth Plate Disorders

Children are different from adults in many ways. The most readily apparent way in which they are different is that they really grow! Their bone structure is quite different with the presence of growth plates at the ends of many bones. These lend themselves to a variety of different problems that may occur. The primary concern we see  in the growing child is a group of conditions called...

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Remedial and Sports Massage

Remedial and Sports Massage

Sports massage plays an important role in the prevention of injuries. It helps to remove waste products,such as lactic acid, whilst encouraging the muscles to absorb oxygen and nutrients which assist faster recovery . .

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Hip pain

Hip pain

The human hip joint's primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static and dynamic postures and so are most important in maintaining balance.

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Sex and back pain

Sex and back pain

 Back Pain and things like Herniated disks,  arthritis of the spine and sacroiliac (SI) joint instability all can interrupt your enjoyment of sex. Our trained staff treat this issue with discretion and sensitivity. Call us on 02 9816 3071 or Request an Appointment.     Common Questions : What Are the Best Sexual Positions for Pain Due to Disk Problems? What are the Best Sex Positions...

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