Common adolescent sporting injuries

Any sport, whether it be individual or team-based, carries with it the risk of injury. Often sport-related injuries are thought to be a part of the game and unavoidable, however, for most cases this is untrue. Injuries can be classified into acute or overuse in nature. With a number of social sporting associations looking to [...]

By |2020-05-21T15:41:14+10:00May 21st, 2020|Children's Health, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training|Comments Off on Common adolescent sporting injuries

Osteoarthritis and Prehabilitation

Do you or your family member currently have a diagnosis of Osteoarthritis? Did you have a joint replacement surgery scheduled that was cancelled due to Covid-19? Or, are you aware that you will require a joint replacement in the near future but are fearful of going into a hospital setting? If you’ve answered yes to [...]

By |2020-05-14T17:38:36+10:00May 14th, 2020|Exercise, Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis and Prehabilitation

Corona virus and elective surgery

As part of the government's efforts to reduce the spread of corona virus, elective surgery was recently ceased. Elective surgery is non-urgent people choose or elect to have. This includes common surgeries such as cosmetic surgery, cataract surgery, hernia repairs and joint replacement or arthroscopic surgery. Whilst elective surgery has recently been re-instated, there are [...]

By |2020-05-10T21:23:25+10:00May 10th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on Corona virus and elective surgery

How does exercise affect mental health?

As everyone is acutely aware, the COVID-19 has affected everyone in one way, shape or form. Exercise is one of those activities that has been difficult to maintain particularly for those who regularly went to the gym or group fitness classes. Motivation to exercise during these times can be quite low especially trying to fit [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:40:56+10:00April 24th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on How does exercise affect mental health?

Lateral hip pain

With so many of us increasing our walking or modifying the type of exercise that we do, our team has recently seen an increase in clients reporting pain and discomfort on the outside of their hip. When addressed quickly, this common condition can be managed with great benefit from physiotherapy. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule discusses [...]

By |2020-04-14T16:12:57+10:00April 14th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Lateral hip pain

What do I need to do to prepare for my online physiotherapy consultation?

With so many of us working at home or spending increased time at home due to social distancing, our team has had an increased uptake in our online physiotherapy consultations and telefit programs. Based on feedback that we have received from our clients, our physiotherapist Jason Lee has put together his top tips on how [...]

By |2020-04-14T15:41:48+10:00April 12th, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on What do I need to do to prepare for my online physiotherapy consultation?

Reduce the risk of falling

Did you know that April is Falls prevention month? In line with this month and these unprecedented times, our physiotherapist Laura Scott discusses what we can do to reduce our likelihood of falling. This is especially important as most of us are electing to stay inside in self isolation or social distancing. However, it is [...]

By |2020-04-07T23:00:41+10:00April 7th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Strength Training|Comments Off on Reduce the risk of falling

Telehealth appointments are now available at Malvern East Physiotherapy

Malvern East Physiotherapy is pleased to announce our telehealth appointments. You can be assured our physiotherapists will provide the same individualised care and best possible treatment plan that leads to long-term health and injury prevention. What is a telehealth appointment? A telehealth appointment is delivering your usual physiotherapy services through a video-call or telephone. It [...]

By |2020-04-30T12:32:12+10:00April 2nd, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Telehealth appointments are now available at Malvern East Physiotherapy

Tele-fit Services now Launching

New to Malvern East Physiotherapy is our online Telefit service. This is an online tool designed to replicate your current exercise class, or your face to face exercise prescription within the clinic. It is a safe and effective way to continue your exercise plan from the comfort of your own home while still working towards [...]

By |2020-04-30T12:32:35+10:00March 31st, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Tele-fit Services now Launching

Overuse injuries: How to prevent an overuse injury

With many of us changing the type of exercise we may be doing, our physiotherapist Michael Scardamaglia covers how to prevent overuse injuries. Common sites of overuse injuries include the achilles, plantar fascia and knee. What is an overuse injury? Overuse injuries are very common amongst the active population and can present as many different [...]

By |2020-03-25T17:48:36+11:00March 25th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Overuse injuries: How to prevent an overuse injury