Why Your Desk Setup Sucks!

Why your desk set-up sucks! Are you an office worker? Do you spend long periods of time sitting at the computer? Do you suffer from aches and pains in the neck, shoulders and back? If any of these are true, your desk set-up may need a fix-up! 5 Tips To Make You Feel Better At […]

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again?

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again? Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we see as physios – just about everyone has probably sprained their ankle at some point when playing sport! Ankle sprains are particularly common in sports such as football, soccer, netball & basketball […]

Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries

Land like a Ballet Dancer to Prevent ACL injuries Athletes have a great incidence of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) injuries. Women have an increased incidence when compared to men, even when accounting for time of play etc. This may be due to differences in: Physical conditioning Muscular strength Neuromuscular control Pelvis and leg alignment Increased […]

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries!

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries! With the “silly season” in full swing, it is amazing the amount of time we spend with some of our clients discussing their plans over the Christmas/New Year break. At this time of year, a lot of our clients have already undertaken a large part of either their pre-season training […]

How To Know If The Shoe Fits…

How To Know If The Shoe Fits… Sneakers _ 9 News Adelaide Leading Edge resident biomechanist Chris Bishop knows shoes. Chris is using his research facility at The Biomechanics Lab which is located at Leading Edge Physical Therapy to help major shoe brands discover what elements of design help make a shoe comfortable. This fantastic interview […]

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step

5 Ways A Better Core Can Put A Spring In Your Step Is Your Core Turned On? Imagine your world with better core control. When your core muscles are working fantastic things can happen: Less back pain More spinal support Increased abdominal tone Improved posture and alignment More confidence with movement What is the best […]

The Perfect Posture – Does It Exist?

Posture Have you ever experienced lower back pain when standing up after sitting too long? Have you ever experienced neck tightness after staring at the computer screen for too long? You may also experience headaches or shoulder pain as the work day goes on. Solution: You need to MOVE. I am often asked ‘What is […]

My Shoulder Feels Like It’s Popping Out!

My Shoulder Feels Like It’s Popping Out! Shoulder Instability Having your shoulder popping out of it’s socket can be very painful! The shoulder’s anatomy, or it’s bony make-up, means that there is little to no structural stability provided by the bones themselves. There is a very small and flat socket that houses quite a large ball […]

Why Are There So Many Cricket Injuries?

Why Are Our Cricketers Always Injured? With the 2015 ICC World Cup in full swing, it seems that not a day goes by without some media report about an Australian (or for that matter any nation’s) player succumbing to a cricket injury that affects their involvement in the tournament. With the all-too-public hamstring injury to […]

Tennis Injuries

Tennis Injuries More than just “Tennis Elbow”… This time of year is all about Tennis – with the Australian Open and other lead-up events taking our attention as the world stars fill our TV screens in the evening. The gruelling conditions and the amazing amount of time the players spend on the court can lead […]

Golf Injuries

Golf Injuries Although many people think of golf as a relaxing hobby, golf injuries are frequently seen here in the physio clinic. Tiger Woods (arguably the best golfer in the history of the game) has had his fair share of injury woes; Achilles tendon, knees, back, neck and shoulder. Whilst he may be hitting the […]

It May Not Make You Look Like Miranda – But You Will Feel Better…

It May Not Make You Look Like Miranda – But You Will Feel Better… We all wonder how celebrities manage to look so fantastic. Some of it may be that they are genetically gifted…Some of it may be air brushing… Some of it may be their exercise regimes…. If you read about the exercise regimes of […]

Are You Running The City to Bay? Time To Check Your Shoes…

Are You Running The City to Bay? Time To Check Your Shoes… Our Sports Physiotherapist Andrew Darcey talks with Sports Podiatrist Chris Bishop about footwear and the upcoming City to Bay Fun Run. How Do You Know If You Need A New Pair Of Shoes? We all know that footwear is important when running, but […]

Do Your Kids Have A Pain In The Neck?

Do Your Kids Have A Pain In The Neck? Are your Children complaining of Neck, Back Pain or Headaches? You may want to check how much time they are spending playing computer games and on the internet. Whilst the upcoming school holidays is often a time when the kids cause us a “pain in the […]

Tradies Health Month

Tradies can fix most things, but not themselves The month of August is National Tradies Health Month. As trade work is often physical in nature the risks of injuring or developing musculoskeletal issues (issues with the muscles, joints and bones of the body) increases. This is why the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Blue Steel […]

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