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

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

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?

Are you doing enough exercise?

Do you know how much exercise you should be doing? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights the recommended minimum guidelines for physical activity that we should all be doing.  A recent survey performed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics identified that only 17% of adults aged between 18 and 65 years of age met the National [...]

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

What to do when your child has growing pains

Do you want to know more about how physiotherapy can help your child’s health problems and injuries? Our physiotherapist Jason Lee explores adolescent conditions and what you can do to prevent your child from getting injured. Adolescent conditions vary for a wide variety of reasons. Adolescent musculoskeletal pain generally occurs from the age of 11 [...]

By |2019-08-27T11:25:24+10:00August 27th, 2019|Children's Health|0 Comments

Can chronic ankle instability be prevented?

Have you recently injured your ankle or feel your ankles give way on a regular basis? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule explores chronic ankle instability and what we can do for you here at Malvern East Physiotherapy. Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries in both sporting and the general population. They are actually [...]

By |2019-08-20T11:34:12+10:00August 20th, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

How physiotherapy can help your cervicogenic headache

Do you experience regular headache?  Suffer from constant headaches? Our physio Tegan Skipworth discusss cervicogenic headaches and how physiotherapy can treat them. There are many different causes and sources of headaches, it is estimated that there are actually over 200 different causes. Headaches are broken up into two distinct categories, primary and secondary headache types. [...]

By |2019-06-28T16:51:29+10:00June 28th, 2019|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, 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