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

Ankle sprain exercises

Following on from our recent blog post on Chronic Ankle Instability, our physiotherapists Vernon Mittal and Sarah Yule, highlight some advanced ankle sprain exercises to help strengthen your ankle. Typically, these exercises are done at the end stages of rehabilitation when the patient wants to return to sport or a high level of activity (e.g. [...]

Who needs physiotherapy?

Do you have an injury or condition and want to know if you can treat it by physiotherapy? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights these musculoskeletal conditions and explains what we can do for you here at Malvern East Physiotherapy (MEP). Back injuries Lower back pain affects approximately 80% of the population at some stage in [...]

By |2019-08-06T11:07:36+10:00August 6th, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

What is hydrotherapy and how does it work?

Did you know individuals who have a limited capacity to perform exercises on dry land are most suitable for hydrotherapy?  Our physiotherapist Vernon explores how hydrotherapy can benefit you. What is hydrotherapy? At Malvern East Physiotherapy (MEP), hydrotherapy is performed at the Harold Holt Swim Centre. Hydrotherapy (also known as aquatic therapy, water therapy or [...]

By |2019-07-31T15:25:30+10:00July 31st, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy|2 Comments

What can I expect from physiotherapy for low back pain?

Are you curious about what to expect in an appointment at Malvern East Physiotherapy? Our physiotherapist Vernon Mittal guides us through his recent case study where he was able to diagnose and treat a patient’s lower back and hip pain successfully. Case Study I recently discharged a patient of mine who had lower back and [...]

By |2019-06-07T12:56:38+10:00June 7th, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

How can I relieve shoulder pain?

Are you experiencing shoulder pain? Our physiotherapist Jason discusses the cause and symptoms of shoulder pain/injuries and highlights what our physiotherapists can do for you in terms of treatment. Why do I get shoulder pain? Shoulder pain and injuries greatly vary from person to person.  Anatomically, the shoulder has very poor joint contact or congruence.  [...]

By |2019-05-31T11:13:24+10:00May 31st, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

How to manage High Heel Pain

  To request an appointment call us today on (03) 9571 6888 or fill in our online form Do you suffer from high heel pain? Whether it be the Spring Carnival, the festive season, or just for everyday wear, high heels have a marked impact on how women feel and stand.  Originally developed to give women [...]

By |2015-11-11T16:01:19+11:00November 3rd, 2015|Physiotherapy|1 Comment