Tag: Physio

5 Mar

Top 3 things to do after your Physio appointment

After your physiotherapy appointment there are a few important things to do to achieve maximum gains and effective treatment, to ensure steps towards your goal(s) are achieved. After seeing the physiotherapist it is important to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated. This will often be advised by your physiotherapist as soft tissue work and […]

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10 Aug

Ankle sprains….Diagnosis and treatment

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain occurs when you over stretch the ligaments within your ankle. The severity of the soft tissue tears within the ligaments vary from mild, to severe, or even an avulsion fracture. Most commonly this occurs on the lateral (outside) aspect of your ankle mostly during a wide variety […]

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13 Jun

Knee pain in your child: know how to help

Osgood-Schlatter Syndrome is in essence, a sports-related overuse knee injury in adolescents that causes knee pain. It can be extremely painful and debilitating, often causing them to stop playing sport, and can even affect their everyday life activities such as walking to school, climbing stairs and even sitting down from standing. No active child wants […]

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23 Dec

How to make New Year resolutions stick??

Come the New Year many of us make resolutions we try and maintain, however only 8% of Australia’s population maintain these throughout the year. In the first few months these are often forgotten and fail due to a range of reasons such as goals being unrealistic, too many goalsare made or progress is not seen/ […]

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15 Nov

How Physio can help with your lower back pain

Lower Back Pain (LBP)is a common condition seen and treated by physiotherapists at Embrace life. With 80% of the population suffering from this at some point in their life, there are various causes: mechanical (soft tissue), discogenic (such as herniated disc), degenerative (like spinal stenosis), or neurogenic. At Embrace Life physiotherapists with years of experience […]

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