Entries by Beachside Physio

Ice or Heat?

  A common question at Beachside Physiotherapy is whether heat or ice should be applied to an injury. This is important as applying the wrong temperature can delay healing or even worsen the pain and swelling. The general rule of thumb is that ice suits acute injuries and heat benefits chronic conditions. And we often […]

Back Pain- Myths busted

  If you have ever suffered from low back pain, you are among the majority of people. In fact, 80% of the population will get back pain sometime in their life.  The good news is that for many of those inflicted with low back pain, there is no significant damage and the pain will eventually […]

Neck Pain Or Tech Neck?

I’ve got a really important question for you – how much time do you spend texting, emailing from your phone or smart device, flicking through social media, or just generally looking down at your smart devices? If your answer is lots, or more than you should and you are suffering from acute neck pain you […]

5 TIPS FOR PREVENTING TENSION HEADACHES

  5 TIPS FOR PREVENTING TENSION HEADACHES   The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that around 47% of the adult population suffers from a headache at least once during the year. Specifically, tension-type headaches are the most common forms of headaches treated by physios, as they are related to a musculoskeletal problem in the neck. […]