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How to Avoid Hamstring Strains

Active Physio Health’s Research Update | How to Avoid Hamstring Strains   With the football and netball seasons in full swing it is rare to open the sport section of the paper and not read about a player being ruled out of a match due to hamstring strains. In fact this is one of the most common injuries that we see at our Active Physio Health clinics, so it stands to reason that we wouldread more

Core Stability and Back Pain?

In rehabilitating the lower back from pain, it is very important to restore full range of motion to an injured or unstable area of the body before starting on a strengthening program.  Long term back pain is not only caused by unstable muscles of the core unit, but also due to stiff and inflexible joints and muscles. It makes sense to address this issue with equal importance. At Active Physio Health, we have designed aread more

Muscle Tightness

Can’t seem to get rid of quartz quads or concrete calves. You’ve tried foam rolling until you cry, stretching like a gymnast, getting massages from every different therapist in town, put enough heat packs on to heat tasmania, but still tightness!! The benefits last in the short term but then it just seems to return. There could be an answer. Muscle Tightness also known as Muscle stiffness and is when your muscles feel tight and youread more

Elbow Pain?

Elbow Pain? Your elbow lets you throw, lift, swing, and hug, for starters. You can do all this because it’s not a simple joint. And that means, from sports injuries to even elbow, there are a lot of ways things can go wrong. Your elbow’s a joint formed where three bones come together — your upper arm bone, called the humerus, and the ulna and the radius, the two bones that make up your forearm. Each bone has cartilage on the end,read more

The Blame Lies At Your Feet

The Blame Lies At Your Feet Running long distances, but your joints are giving out before your lungs? Pounding the pavement but being hindered by pain in your hips, knees or ankles? The biomechanics of your feet may be to blame. The position of your foot as you stand, walk and run is integral to the function and health of the joints in your lower limb and lower back. Abnormalities in your foot position whenread more

Wrist or Hand Pain Explained

Wrist or Hand Pain Explained   Hand pain can happen for many reasons, from accidents to conditions that are ongoing. It can often be treated so that your symptoms ease up.   Do you find your hand and wrist sore at the end of the working day? Strange sensations in your fingers, weakness or numbness? Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that often affects manual workers and people with desk based occupations. It isread more

Headache and Toothache Problem

Headache and Toothache Problem Waking up with persistent headaches? Tooth and jaw pain you just can’t shift no matter how many sugary sacrifices you make? The Temporomandibular joint, otherwise known as your Jaw, can be the source of unremitting and frustrating pain. Dysfunctions of both the muscles of the jaw and the joint itself can cause radiating pain into your teeth as well as into your head, especially if your symptoms aren’t always related toread more

Knee Pain Problem

Knee Pain Problem Knee pain can be caused by a sudden injury, an overuse injury, or by an underlying condition, such as arthritis. Treatment will vary depending on the cause. Symptoms of knee injury can include pain, swelling, and stiffness. I often hear this phrase when I am treating patients, and it’s one that particularly gets on my British nerves. Commonly a doctor or consultant has told them this, due to a problem with theirread more

Benefits of Running and Jogging

Benefits of Running and Jogging Jogging or running is a popular form of physical activity. About one in five Australians try running (or jogging) at some stage in their life. Running is an appealing exercise because it doesn’t cost a lot to take part and you can run at any time that suits you. Health benefits of running and jogging… Regular running or jogging offers many health benefits. Running can: help to build strong bones,read more

Lower Back Pain – it can be fixed!

Got that new job you were looking for but the heavy lifting is taking its toll? Pain in the backside that you just can’t shift, even when you’ve gotten out the way of the kids and the boss? Lumbar disc irritations are the leading cause of lower back pain as well as referred pain to the buttock and thigh. Lumbar discs are irritated by positions of prolonged, repeated or loaded flexion. For example sitting, bending,read more


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