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Cervicogenic Headaches

CERVICOGENIC HEADACHES Physiotherapy has been shown to be highly effective in the management of Cervicogenic headaches. The University of Queensland completed the first multi-centre randomised controlled blind study of cervicogenic headache published in 2002. Physiotherapy treatment (joint mobilisations, specific muscle re-education exercises [...]

Hip pain

HIP PAIN PAIN PRESENTATION Pain from the hip joint is commonly experienced in the groin region, but can also refer to the lateral hip region, the medial knee, under the crease of the buttock and the lateral leg. The pain can occur [...]

Tennis Elbow

WHAT IS TENNIS ELBOW? Tennis elbow can certainly be caused by racquet sports, but it is common in any sport or occupation that involves gripping or throwing like weightlifting or canoeing, or carpentry and brick laying. You will feel pain with gripping [...]

Whiplash

Whiplash: The rapid motion of the neck during a crash can result in a number of injuries. Many of these injuries are impossible to see on x-rays or MRI. Even though there may be minimal damage to your car or cycle, you [...]

Rib Injuries

RIB INJURIES: Physiotherapists can effectively assess and treat rib injuries from the acute presentation through to chronic rib lesions. Acute rib injuries are usually traumatic and occur most commonly as a result of a sporting incident. However, rib injuries may also be [...]

TMJ Dysfunction

Physiotherapy for TMJ dysfunction - Beaumaris Physiotherapy JAW PAIN OR CLICKY JAW? This is most likely originating from temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction. SYMPTOMS Common symptoms indicating TMJ dysfunction can include headaches, jaw and/or face pain, jaw clicking during chewing, ear symptoms, tenderness [...]

Knee (Patellofemoral) Pain

Knee (Patellofemoral) Pain The most common type of knee pain is patellofemoral pain. In a correctly functioning knee, the knee cap (patella) runs up and down a groove (intercondylar groove). This is controlled by the muscles around the knee. If these muscles aren't functioning correctly, the [...]

Pain & Nerve Irritation

Neural Centralisation Chronic pain states can lead to neural sensitisation and centralisation. This complex condition results in decreased patient responsiveness to the usual treatments implemented for musculoskeletal pain and injury. What is pain? Pain is an output of the brain, NOT AN [...]