Tag Archives : Children

Choosing the right school bag

    To protect your child’s back or organise a school bag fitting, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or fill in our online form   With school only just around the corner and many parents busy organising books, stationary and uniforms, it is crucial to not forget about your child’s school bag.  Back pain is […]

Growing pains – how can physio help?

Does your child experience growing pains?  Throughout the year we constantly see sporting fields and parks inundated with children.  It is not uncommon for children to go from one sporting season to the next, or even do multiple sports within the one season.  With such an active younger population, Malvern East Physiotherapy regularly sees children […]

Back pain and Children

Highlighting the importance of health and fitness from an early age is crucial to children’s development.  Not only can inactivity lead to weight related issues, but prolonged sitting has been strongly linked to the development of low back pain in all ages.  It has been shown that episodes of low back pain in children, correspond to a significant increase in the […]

Why do young cricketers suffer low back pain?

With a domestic cricket season well and truly underway which will see a number of young budding fast bowlers take to the field I thought it would be appropriate to touch on the potential contributing factors for the development of low back pain in young fast bowlers. This has been a highly debated topic over […]