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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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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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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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PREVENTING acute low back pain

It is super true that prevention is better than cure. For low back pain, it is especially true as it’s unlikely we will see a true cure for acute low back pain episodes discovered anytime soon. So, prevention it is! We know that 90% of acute low back pain is non-specific and as a result of […]

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Are your glutes causing your knee pain?

Are your glutes causing your knee pain? Knees are funny things when you think about it – a healthy knee allows you to have so much freedom but really it’s just a group of bones that only bend in one direction.  There are any number of reasons for your knee pain but have you considered […]

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Pre-Season Screening

Before you set off on a road trip you would have your car checked to make sure you don’t end up broken down on the side of the road waiting for rescue.  Now, if we replace the road trip with a new sporting season, and consider the vehicle that carries you to be your body; […]

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SIMPLE TIPS TO PREVENT INJURY

SIMPLE TIPS TO PREVENT INJURY New Year’s resolutions are alive and happening!  This is the time of year when we have the goal, we have the motivation, and we have started the training to achieve these goals. With this comes increased risk of injury and even greater risk of falling off the band wagon and […]

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Bursitis

What is Bursitis A bursa is a sac filled with lubricating fluid located between tissues such as bone, tendons and muscles to prevent friction and irritation. Bursitis described the condition where the bursa becomes inflamed and painful. There are several bursas in the body and thus, bursitis can occur in a number a areas. Most common […]

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Type 2 Diabetes Program @ The Joint

TALK TO YOUR GP TODAY- PEOPLE WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO 8 BULK BILLED MEDICARE GROUP SESSIONS A YEAR AT THE JOINT! TYPE 2 DIABETES PROGRAM AT THE JOINT The Joint offers a Type 2 Diabetes program for any patient with Type 2 Diabetes. The Australian Government through Medicare offers patients with […]

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common chronic condition of the joints. The condition is sometimes termed joint degeneration disease. Osteoarthritis can affect any joint, but it occurs most often in knees, hips, lower back and neck. In a normal joint cartilage covers the end of each bone. Cartilage provides a smooth, gliding surface for joint motion and […]

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