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Achieve New Year’s Resolution SUCCESS!

  IT’S A NEW YEAR!! With the New Year comes all the New Year’s resolutions. With New Year’s resolutions comes a spike in exercise regimes and a spike in overuse injuries!! This is the time of year as physiotherapist, we see the most cases of tendon pain. Now, I could write a book on tendon pain. This is […]

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Ankle Sprain and Strain

One of the most common sports injuries that often go untreated, is the common ankle sprain/ strain. An ankle sprain can be a debilitating and often painful, which can result in difficulty walking, driving and sometimes working. Early intervention and correct rehabilitation will result in a faster return to normality. So, what actually causes an […]

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FIIT Principle for injury prevention

As discussed in the first episode of the Health IQ series, overtraining can lead to some common and not so common overuse/ overload injuries. Tendon pain +/- bursitis Bio-mechanical pain Motor control issues Injury prevention (training loads/ FIIT Principle) Early injury management This week the focus will be on injury prevention and the utilisation of […]

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Overtraining: The most common signs

There are many people who train to the point where all their hours spent in the gym, is actually doing them more harm than good. So how is this possible? The word is OVERTRAINING. It happens to weight lifters, runners, elite athletes and the general everyday fitness fanatic. Overtraining occurs when the volume and intensity […]

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TRAIN SMARTER SERIES – Avoid overuse and overload injuries and pain

This is the first episode of the HEALTH IQ series on Overuse and Overloading Injuries and associated Pain. This series will cover all you need to know to avoid overuse and overload injuries and pain. Preventing pain and injury with your training and exercise allows you to maximise your training performance and exercise benefits.  This series will […]

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Are your headaches and migraines caused by your neck????

Do you suffer from headaches and migraines? Do they continue despite taking all the usual medication? Maybe your headache or migraine is in fact being caused by neck! Read on to learn more about this common and often misdiagnosed problem……. How do I get a headache from my neck……. not my head?? Every day our […]

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DRY NEEDLING

Dry needling is a commonly used technique within physiotherapy to reduce pain and improve muscle function.  Dry needling involves placing a very fine needle into a muscle that is tight and tender to touch. When the needle is inserted it may cause the muscle to twitch which is completely normal and this results in the […]

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COMMON SPORTING INJURIES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

HOW TO AVOID COMMON SPORTING INJURIES Sporting injuries can strike those in peak condition and those training for their local 5km fun run. The most common sports injuries affect ligaments and tendons. Most commonly sprains, which occur when the ligaments are stretched beyond their capacity. This overstretching can also result in tears. These tears are injuries […]

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COMMON BUT AVOIDABLE GYM INJURIES

COMMON GYM INJURIES As a Physiotherapist, we look after patients who are receiving treatment for injuries sustained in gyms countless times. Those who diligently attempt to look after their bodies can often be the ones sustaining injury. Reasons which can result in injury within the gym include: Lack of adequate warm up Incorrect form Too […]

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GAP FREE PHYSIO!

GREAT NEWS- OUR TEAM IS GROWING! We are very excited to welcome a new member to our Allied Health team at The Joint! Nick Jones-Parry has joined our Physiotherapy team here at Nundah. To celebrate and to give you the opportunity to meet Nick, we are offering you a Gap Free Initial Physiotherapy Assessment  throughout September. […]

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