March 2021

March 26, 2021

Scaphoid Injuries Are A Pain In The Wrist

We treat a lot of elbow and wrist injuries at our Epsom physio clinic, and this includes  scaphoid injuries. The foundation of all our physiotherapy services is to keep you moving and that includes increasing mobility and reducing the pain associated with a fractured scaphoid bone. The scaphoid is one of the carpal bones located on […]
March 23, 2021

No Ifs Or Butts: You’ve Got To Exercise Your Glutes

Together, your gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus are known as the “glutes”. They’re one of the largest and most powerful groups of muscles in your body and, as you’re probably aware, they’re located in the buttocks. These muscles are not just there to be sat on. Everyone at our Newmarket physiotherapy clinic will tell […]
March 19, 2021

Are Your Bones Old Before Their Time?

At our Newmarket physio clinic, we like to keep up to date with any articles or research that can help us become even better at keeping you moving –  that’s what we’re all about! So we were particularly interested in some research conducted in Sydney that revealed 33% of Australians in the 65+ bracket are doing […]
March 16, 2021

Kinesiology Tape: It’s Tape But Not As We Know It

At this time of year, with the winter football codes kicking off a new season, you’ll see a lot of union, league and football players sporting plenty of tape, particularly on their legs. A lot of it is kinesiology tape which is quite different from other types of strapping tape in the way it works. Traditional […]
March 11, 2021

Achilles Tendon Tears And How Physiotherapy Helps You Recover

What is it? The Achilles tendon is a band of fibrous tissue located at the back of the ankle. Its main role is to connect the calf muscles to the heel of the foot. This tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the body. When it tightens, as the calf muscles contract, it pulls the […]
March 4, 2021

Rotator Cuff Pain: Why Strengthening Exercises Are Important

What is Rotator cuff pain, rotator cuff related pain syndrome, subacromial pain syndrome, bursitis? You may have heard these terms mentioned from health professionals, friends or even Dr Google. In effect, they all mean the same thing. Ethan Smith recently wrote a blog on bursitis. The more widely accepted term now is subacriomal pain syndrome (SAPS). […]