Tag Archives : Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy and Exercise

Exercise has a multitude of benefits including preventing and maintaining a wide range of health problems and concerns.  As part of your physiotherapist’s training, not only do they understand exercise for rehabilitation, but your physiotherapist is an expert at prescribing higher level exercises following injury.  This means that your physiotherapist can also prescribe exercises which [&h...

Hamstring strains

Hamstring strains are a common injury affecting the posterior thigh.  Strains can vary from mild to a severe tear of the muscle.  As re-injury and re-occurrence is high, be sure to see our physiotherapists today.  Call us on (03) 9571 688 or book online.   Hamstring strains commonly occur following an acute incident or gradually over time […]

Shin splints (Medial tibia stress syndrome)

Shin splints (medial tibia stress syndrome) is a condition that commonly causes pain around the front of the shin.  Pain or symptoms can occur with increased loading such as brisk walking, jogging or running. What causes shin splints? One of the most common causes of is due to overuse and overload.  Our team at Malvern […]

How can I recover quickly?

How can I recover quickly?  Have you ever wondered why some injuries take longer to get better than others?  To ensure you’re at your best as quickly as possible, call us on 9571 6888 or book online today!   As physiotherapists, we see a wide range of conditions from acute sporting injuries, chronic pain through […]

Frozen Shoulder

Have you noticed difficulty putting a shirt on?  Unable to reach behind your back?  Maybe you are experiencing frozen shoulder. Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is a condition that can cause pain, stiffness and loss of flexibility at the shoulder.  Whilst the reasons are not fully understood, it is caused by excessive inflammation of the shoulder joint […]

Wry Neck – physiotherapy can help

Have you woken up suddenly with acute neck pain?  Struggled to move your neck suddenly in the morning.  Maybe you have experienced wry neck?  Common symptoms of wry neck Sharp and local pain.  Generally in the middle or one side of the neck is affected. Reduced movement with neck movements.  In more severe cases, the head […]

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 […]

Backpain during Pregnancy

If you experience pregnancy related low back pain, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or fill in our online form   Current research indicates that up to 70% of women experience low back pain at some point during pregnancy.  This can be a burden on expectant mothers when it begins to impact on daily tasks, work […]

Osgood Schlatters

If you think your child may have Osgood Schlatters, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or fill in our online form Osgood Schlatters is a common condition that causes pain in adolescents.  It commonly causes pain around the knee during activity and may last for several hours following activity. Boys are more likely to be affected […]

Hip Bursitis

To get your hip bursitis fixed today, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or fill in our online form Do you experience pain on the outside of the hip?  Have difficulty lying on your side due to pain?  Does your hip hurt hurt when you walk; going up or down steps? Common symptoms of Hip Bursitis A common hip […]