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Physiohealth Practitioner Of The Week

Scott’s main reason for becoming a physiotherapist was because of his experience as a National level swimmer. He spent a lot of time injured as opposed to competing, so got to know the physio world first hand, from a patient’s … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner Of The Week

Michael Coppo A Queenslander Michael loves cycling and football (the world game football he says). Michael loves treating sports injuries and applying the same principles to everyday peoples. Michael studied physiotherapy at James Cook University after becoming interested in physiotherapy … Continue reading

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Injury Prevention

Injury prevention is the buzz phrase amongst physiotherapists and sports professionals, particularly those involved in the management of elite athletes.  The physiotherapy profession in particular has moved its focus away from injury management and towards preventative strategies.  These may include musclulo-skeletal screenings, … Continue reading

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To Scan or Not

Imaging 101: Different imaging types and a rationale for their use. Radiology is a specialist field that uses different types of images to retrieve information about any structural defects under the skin that may be responsible for a patient’s pain … Continue reading

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The Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive Capsulitis Adhesive capsulitis or ‘frozen shoulder’ is a relatively common condition that involves the shoulder joint and is characterised by a spontaneous onset of pain, as well as, restrictions in both active and passive movement.  It can often be … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitoner Of The Week

This week our Physiohealth Practitioner of the week is Mitch Carney. Mitch is a physiotherapist at Physiohealth. Mitch grew up playing a range of sports – rugby union, soccer, cricket, swimming & golf! He enjoys working with a range of … Continue reading

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Myofascial Trigger Point explained

What is a ‘Trigger Point’? Has your Physiotherapist asked you to use the foam roller or spikey ball due to ‘Trigger Points’, or have they mentioned the term during a therapy session, and you’ve just wondered what that meant? A … Continue reading

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Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) in the Sporting Hip

What is FAI? FAI is a condition affecting the bony processes of the hip joint The Hip is a ball and socket joint comprised of: The head of the Femur (Ball) The Acetabulum (Socket) This joint type allows for large … Continue reading

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What are Shin Splints?

Shin splints is a generic term used to describe pain experienced over the front or inside of the lower leg.  The most common presentation of pain in this area is an irritation of the soft muscles and their attachments to … Continue reading

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Knee Pain & Cycling

So you have knee pain with Cycling? Knee pain also known as patello-femoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is highly associated with Cylists. There are multiple diagnosis and potential contributing factors which cause knee pain on the bike. If you are new … Continue reading

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Katie Flatters – Taking on an Olympic distance triathlon.

Physiohealth Physiotherapist Katie Flatters has set herself a goal – to complete her first Olympic distance triathlon – here’s how she is going! Keep up the good work Katie! 4 weeks ago I decided upon a challenge for myself to … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner of The Week

This week our practitioner of the week is Ryan McKeough. Ryan completed a Master of Physiotherapy degree in Canberra in 2012 after finishing a Bachelor of Kinesiology with honours in his home country of Canada. He became interested in becoming … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner of The Week – Amelia Tregear

Amelia Tregear Amelia has a keen interest in low back and neck pain as well as sporting injuries stemming from her background in competitive swimming. Since retiring from competitive swimming Amelia has enjoyed working as team Physiotherapist for the Victorian … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner of the Week

Michael Coppo Michael studied physiotherapy at James Cook University after becoming interested in physiotherapy from his own experience battling injury. He sees Physiotherapy as a way of keeping in touch with the sporting community and giving back. He has a keen … Continue reading

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We’re Off To Hawaii!

ETPA in partnership with Physiohealth are thrilled to be sending a Physiotherapist to Hawaii to support their athletes racing in the 2013 Hawaii Ironman World Championships. ETPA and Physiohealth have enjoyed a six year partnership and they are proud to … Continue reading

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Physiohealth are proud to congratulate David Micallef!

“Physiohealth are proud to congratulate David Micallef on passing his clinical examinations and being awarded the title “APA Sports Physiotherapist”. David has worked hard over the past 2 years undertaking a significant amount of self guided research, as well as … Continue reading

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Justin’s report from his trip to the Swimming World Cup

Justin McEvoy travelled as the team physiotherapist with the Australian swim team that competed in the Asia world cups during November. The team consisted of some older swimmers seeking their form for another Olympic campaign. Brenton Rickard the world record … Continue reading

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Justin's report from his trip to the Swimming World Cup

Justin McEvoy travelled as the team physiotherapist with the Australian swim team that competed in the Asia world cups during November. The team consisted of some older swimmers seeking their form for another Olympic campaign. Brenton Rickard the world record … Continue reading

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Justin Supporting Melbourne Equestrian Riders

Master sports physiotherapist, Justin McEvoy has been busy at the Royal Easter Show in Sydney assisting some of the best equestrian riders compete. Justin was at Sydney Royal Easter Show with a number of Physiohealth clients who compete at the … Continue reading

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