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 |2020-04-02T22:32:59+11:00April 2nd, 2020|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 |2020-03-31T18:46:38+11:00March 31st, 2020|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

What is the best way to set up my home office?

In this period of COVID-19, a great deal of businesses been forced to adapt to ensure the health of their workers. For many businesses this has involved setting up employees in home environments. Our physiotherapist Laura Scott provides her tips on working from home. Whilst home may be a more relaxed environment, it is just [...]

By |2020-03-19T16:39:50+11:00March 19th, 2020|Physiotherapy|Comments Off on What is the best way to set up my home office?

Children and sporting injuries

Did you know that approximately 40% of child or adolescent musculoskeletal injuries are sports related? Often these injuries are trivialised which commonly result in longer recovery time and further delay and time spent away from sport. Physiotherapists can accurately diagnose your child's injury by performing a thorough assessment which includes listening to your child's injury [...]

By |2020-03-12T15:58:42+11:00March 12th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Children and sporting injuries

When should you see a physiotherapist?

A common query that our team commonly fields is when a client should they see their physiotherapist. Our physiotherapist Jason Lee explains when to see your physiotherapist and why often seeing your health professional sooner rather than later is often the best scenario. When should you see a physiotherapist? As soon as possible! Following a [...]

By |2020-03-09T15:01:22+11:00March 9th, 2020|Physiotherapy|Comments Off on When should you see a physiotherapist?

What is the correct lifting technique?

Low back pain is a common complaint that affects 80% of the population. Commonly, people present for physiotherapy treatment with a back complaint completely unaware of the cause. Frequently patients report having recently been lifting or moving heavy items with what is thought to be the correct lifting technique. This can commonly cause either acute [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:40:05+11:00February 25th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on What is the correct lifting technique?

How to measure strength

Strength, power, and weight transference are the fundamental aspects of movement which allow us to participate in the activities that we love. Whether it be working in the garden, walking around our neighborhood or participating in high intensity dynamic sports, we all require a degree of strength, power and weight transference to participate in these [...]

By |2020-02-21T17:53:32+11:00February 21st, 2020|Physiotherapy, Strength Training|Comments Off on How to measure strength

ACL rehabilitation following surgery

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the main structures that helps stabilise the knee.  It attaches from the femur to tibia (thigh bone to lower leg bone) and is most commonly injured in sports requiring explosive jumping and change of direction movements. Australia currently has the highest rate of reported ACL injury in [...]

By |2020-02-07T15:32:17+11:00February 7th, 2020|Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments

What actually happens following an injury

Have you even wondered what happens to your body when you get injured? Our physiotherapist Vernon Mittal explains what actually happens when you injure yourself and how the body repairs following an acute injury. An acute soft tissue injuries include injuries such as muscle strains such as a calf or hamstring strain or ligamentous sprains [...]

By |2020-02-06T11:22:16+11:00February 6th, 2020|Physiotherapy|0 Comments