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How to Rehab Your Quad Strain

What is a Quadriceps strain? The Quadriceps are made up of 4 different muscles that work together to help straighten the knee. These 4 muscles are vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius…

Tight neck muscles? This is why!

Do you suffer from tight neck muscles after work? Do you complain about neck stiffness after a workout? Is it sore to turn your head? The trapezius is a large diamond shape muscle located in your uppe…

3 Relieving Tips For Sciatic Pain. 

Do you feel one sided numbness running down your leg? Does your leg feel weak? Do you have difficulty walking? It could be sciatic related nerve pain! Sciatica is a term that is used to describe a set…

5 facts you need to know about tendon injury

A tendon injury commonly occurs when you overload the structure by doing a bit too much of a particular activity. A popular example we see in the clinic is a person who is new to exercise and over exe…

What you need to know about your shoulder bursitis?

What is shoulder bursitis? Shoulder bursitis is inflammation to the bursa in the shoulder structure. A bursa is a small smooth sac of fluid that provides cushioning and aims to reduce friction between…

Your phone can be responsible for your neck pain

The rise of smartphones has made our lives more convenient. We’re able to browse the internet, send emails, play games, scroll though Facebook or Instagram. This also means we’re spending a lot mo…

Your tight hips can be the cause of your back pain

Back pain in Australia: Back pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal issues we see in the physiotherapy clinic. Approximately 80% of Australians will experience back pain at some stage of their…

What to do after a meniscus tear?

What is a meniscus? A meniscus is a circular shape padding that is made of fibrous cartilage. Each knee consists of two menisci and they separate the thigh from the calves. The purpose of a meniscus i…

ACL rupture: Is surgery needed for optimal outcome?

What is an ACL? Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a strong band of tissue that holds your thigh bone and your shin bone together. ACL injuries is most common in sports where it involves a sudden cha…

How can physiotherapy help your frozen shoulder?

Frozen shoulder is a debilitating shoulder condition that results in stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. The medical term for this condition is known as adhesive capsulitis. The cause of frozen …

Muscle Cramps: Why it happens and how to fix it

What are muscle cramps? Muscle cramps are painful involuntary spasms of a specific muscle. This condition can occur in any muscle in the body however it is particular prevalent in the calves and feet.…

Ankle Braces: Do I need the extra support?

You have probably seen people wearing either an ankle brace at your local recreation sports center. You may have recently sprained your ankle and looking for that extra support when you return to spor…

PostureScreen: Your Mobile Posture Screening Assessment

What is posture? We have all been told at some stage that we have ‘poor posture’ and that we need to straighten our back but what does that all mean? Posture refers to the alignment of our body. M…

Your Quick Guide to Flat Feet

Overview: The purpose of our feet is to provide a stable base of support for us to off push when we walk. Our feet need to have adequate mobility so they can absorb the load we put on them when we wal…

Easy low impact exercises to keep you healthy

Regular physical activity is important in maintaining good health and preventing chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Exercises helps us maintain strong bones and muscles to …

Why do my knees crack when I squat?

What causes my knees to crack? Do you experience cracking of the knee when you crouch to tie up your shoe? Do you notice it more often as you get older? Do you wonder if this cracking sensation is dam…

Telehealth: Your Online Physiotherapist

Technology innovation have improved methods of communication. The rise of smart phones and faster and secure internet access have led to many healthcare consultations to be delivered on an online plat…

Top 3 Physiotherapy Tips for Back to School

It’s that time of the year, back to school preparations are in full swing! Parents are excited but anxious sending their children off to school. We often wonder if they will get along with the other…

Your Quick Guide to Plantar Fasciopathy

What is plantar fasciopathy? The plantar fascia is a thick connective tissue that originates from the heel and connects to our toes. The fascia helps provide stability when we walk. However, when ther…

Why exercise is important for recovery

The role of exercise: Exercise and staying active is vital for both physical and mental wellbeing. It can help keep your bones, joint and muscles strong and healthy. Adults should get moving and sit l…

Why are hamstrings frequently injured in sports?

The hamstrings are made up of 3 muscles that are located at the back of your thigh. These muscles work together to bend the knee and extend the hip. You use your hamstrings when you are walking, runni…

Why do my muscles feel stiff?

Why do my muscles feel stiff?

We have all experience some level of muscle tightness especially after an exercise session. You might be wondering why do my muscles feel so tight after work or the next morning after the gym? In this…

The incredible benefits of exercise for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition where the quality of the bone tissue becomes thin and fragile which can put you at a higher risk of fractures. People with osteoporosis have a higher risk of breaki…

3 effective steps to avoid running injuries

Jogging or running is a popular cardiovascular exercise because it doesn’t take expensive equipment to set up and you can run any time that suits your schedule. Running can help build strong bones, …

How to prevent ankle sprains

How to prevent ankle sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we experience in our life. A sudden twist of the ankle can over stretch supporting ligaments of the ankle joint can cause a sprain. Ligaments are toug…

How to safely return to sport after an injury

One of the most common questions my patients ask in the clinic is ‘When can I return to sport?’. I often empathise with my patients as I know myself how eager I was to return to basketball after i…

What causes my hip pain?

What causes my hip pain?

Hip pain can affect anyone at any stage of their life. It is more common in the active sport population due to the repetitive load they put on their hips when they play sports. There are many reasons …

Most headaches are related to neck issues

How can physios help with headaches? Headaches are one of the most common health conditions in Australia. It is most likely that you have experience headaches at some point of your life. Headaches can…

How to warm up like a professional

We all know the wonderful benefits of warming up before physical activity whether that be for the gym, running or recreational sports. However, do you know if you’re doing it the right warm up based…

The Amazing Benefits of Exercise during Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a joyful and exciting time for many families. However, for many women they also experience bodily discomfort associated with pregnancy. Your body goes through many physical and hormon…

How to use Ice and heat for pain relief

Ice and heat packs are cheap and affordable ways for us to manage the pain from our injuries. However, the skin can undergo discoloration at high temperatures for a prolonged duration. As a result, yo…

Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a common repetitive stress induced condition. Don’t let the name fool you, tennis elbow can occur outside of just tennis. It frequently occurs with people who…

Knee Pain – Runners Knee

Knee Pain – Runners Knee

What is it? Does your knee hurt when you stand up after sitting for a long period of time? Does it hurt when you climb stairs, walk or run? You think to yourself, I haven’t had any fall or twist to …

3 reasons why the ball on your foot is hurting

Each of our foot is made up of over 100 different muscles, tendons and ligaments which work together to balance, support and keep us moving forward in our everyday activities. The complexity of the fo…

How to set up your workstation at home

Have you notice an onset of headaches, back aches and neck pain when you are working from home or in the office? It may be due to your workstation set up. The recent Covid-19 restrictions have led to …

What causes my lower back pain?

Did you know? Approximately, 1 in 6 Australian suffer from a back related problem each year. 80% of Australians will experience lower back pain at some stage in their life. Lower back pain is one of t…

We’re on Instagram!

We’re on Instagram!

Ever wonder what team Myphysio is up to in and out of the clinics? Check out our Instagram account to see the world through the eyes of our team members. See ya on Instagram! Instagram: myph…

Use it or Lose it before 31.12.2021

Did you know? With the end of year fast approaching, most Private Health Insurance benefits do not roll over to 2022! The good news is: You don’t need a referral to see our team, so if you are s…

Work From Home Exercise Videos

Hi everyone, hope you guys are managing okay working from home during the lock down. Our Physios will be releasing a series of video tips and exercises to help you manage working at home. Check out ou…

Clinical Pilates available at Myphysio Baulkham Hills

Improve your posture | Reduce your pain One-on One 30 minutes private session taught by a physiotherapist instead of a Pilates instructor, to manage and treat a range of musculoskeletal conditions and…

Exciting News: nib First Choice Provider!

Starting on 27/07/2020, Myphysio is part of nib First Choice for our 10 clinic locations. Who is eligible for the nib First Choice rates for Physio?This applies to all new and existing patients insure…

What is physiotherapy?

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy deals with restoring and maintaining functional movement, reducing pain and promoting health in individuals. As physiotherapists, we treat a wide array of conditions including: Spinal pa…