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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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4 Simple stretches to do at work

4 Simple stretches to do at work or at home to help ease pain associated with poor work ergonomics Wrist Strain Prayer stretch: Place fingers and palms together with fingers pointing towards to sky. Keeping your palms touching, flare your elbows out and rotate the fingers towards to floor until you feel a good stretch. […]

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4 MUST DOS TO RELIEVE NECK PAIN FAST

      4 MUST DOS TO RELIEVE NECK PAIN FAST If you have experienced neck pain or have been around someone who has, you know how frustrating and debilitating it can be. It can have a massive impact on many aspects of function and daily activities. So, what are the 4 must dos to […]

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WORK SITE INJURIES AND THE IMPORTANCE OF CORRECT ERGONOMICS

WORK SITE INJURIES Labour intensive, material handling occupations are the greatest source of workers’ compensation claims. The financial and personal burden of these injuries are damaging to families and individuals. Nobody wants to be hurt on the job which is why preventative treatment and exercises are important to reduce workplace injuries. Back injuries alone account […]

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4 steps to increasing training loads SAFELY!

4 steps to increase training loads SAFELY! HOW TO SAFELY INCREASE TRAINING LOAD IN ORDER TO AVOID OVERUSE INJURY Overuse injuries occur when the tendons, ligaments and muscles are fatigued excessively and repeatedly due to inadequate recovery. Increasing training load is important for continued progression but this needs to be approached smartly and safely to […]

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PATELLA TENDINOPATHY (JUMPER’S KNEE)

PATELLA TENDINOPATHY (JUMPER’S KNEE) Anterior knee (front of knee) pain is a common and prevalent knee complaint treated and managed by physiotherapists. Patella tendinopathy, commonly referred to a as jumper’s knee is one of the more common causes behind anterior knee pain. Patella tendinopathy is localised pain and dysfunction over the patella tendon typically reported during jumping and landing, […]

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Achilles Tendon Pain

ACHILLES TENDON PAIN Achilles tendon pain and injury are one of the most common overuse injuries and very common across all ages and activity levels. Common tendon injuries can include tendinopathies (insertional and mid-portion) and partial thickness tears. For more information about what a tendinopathy is and the different stages of tendinopathy click here.   TYPES […]

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OVERUSE INJURIES

Overuse Injuries What are Overuse Injuries? Overuse Injuries are those caused from repetitive actions (e.g. Running long distances) as opposed to an acute injury which is sustained in an instant (e.g. sprains, fractures, dislocations). As the description suggests overuse injuries can also be referred to as “repetitive strain injury” or RSI. Small injuries which are […]

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3 Most Common Early Signs of Neck Pain and Headaches

3 Most Common Early Signs of Neck Pain and Headaches. A recent publication presented on neck pain has categorised acute neck pain into 2 categories. Work related Trauma related A large majority of neck pain cases we see in clinic are work related and are cases that could have easily been prevented. The classic statement […]

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LINK BETWEEN NECK PAIN AND PILLOW CHOICE

LINK BETWEEN NECK PAIN AND PILLOW CHOICE The value of a good night of sleep should not be underestimated.  We should wake up ready to face the challenges of daily life.  Is your pillow giving you the support you need to tackle the day?  The humble pillow occupies a small amount of the bed, however, provides a large […]

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