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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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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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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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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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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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