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?

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

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

Corticosteroid injections for shoulder pain

Physiotherapy or Corticosteroid Injections for your shoulder pain?  Are you experiencing shoulder pain? Our physiotherapist Tegan Skipworth explores treatment options such as corticosteroid injections and physiotherapy. What is a corticosteroid injection? Corticosteroid injections are a commonly used intervention in the management of joint pain and pathology. They are used to treat and control inflammation within [...]

By |2019-09-10T15:19:05+10:00September 10th, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Case study: Sporting knee injury and physiotherapy

Are you curious about what to expect in an appointment at Malvern East Physiotherapy? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule guides us through her recent case study where she was able to diagnose and treat a patient’s sporting knee injury successfully. This case study will provide a general summary of my overarching treatment timeline of a patient [...]

By |2019-06-21T09:27:31+10:00June 21st, 2019|Clinical Pilates, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training|0 Comments

How to prevent falls

Our physiotherapist Jason Lee, explores our balance system and how physiotherapy can help prevent falls and the injuries they can cause.  Falls and balance training has been shown to greatly reduce the likelihood of falls and even minimise the likelihood of injury. 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 years fall each year. [...]

By |2019-06-14T16:05:33+10:00June 14th, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

How can I prevent an ACL injuries?

With local winter codes almost underway, a common injury associated with AFL and netball are knee injuries.  Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common non-contact related injuries with these sports.  Injury and surgery associated with the ACL results in 12 – 18 months extensive rehabilitation and time off sport.  However, research [...]