Pain on the outside of your hip?
Trochanteric Bursitis (TB) Have you recently experienced lateral (side) hip pain and been diagnosed with Bursitis? Lateral hip pain or Trochanteric Bursitis can be caused from acute trauma or more commonly long standing biomechanical weaknesses. We commonly see people improve quickly with simple changes such as not crossing their legs, this places stress on the […]
Is Plantar Fasciitis making your life miserable?
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis refers to discomfort and pain under the heel of a person’s foot. The plantar fascia is a tough fibrous tissue which plays many vital roles while walking and running. Heel pain or plantar fasciitis occurs when the plantar fascia is stressed causing it to become painful and irritated. Common […]
Low back Pain?
Are you suffering from back pain and its stopping you doing what you enjoy? Is it stopping you from enjoying time with family and friends? Perhaps it’s impacting your work? Perhaps you’ve had it for a long time? Chances are you have never received the correct treatment. Can Physio help me? At Beachside Physiotherapy we […]
Do i need surgery for my meniscal tear?
Ok, so you’ve been diagnosed with a tear in your meniscus and you’ve been recommended surgery. What if there was another option? A cheaper option? An option with less risk, an option that doesn’t fast track you on your way to a knee replacement. Would you be interested? Let me begin by saying not all […]
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 say […]
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 improve. […]
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 […]
Five 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. These headaches have 70% prevalence within office workers […]
Five tips for faster ankle recovery
Ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries, with APA reporting they take up 10-15% of all sporting injuries. And 20-40% of these go on to develop residual or long term symptoms, with a high chance of recurrence.