If you read our most recent blog post, we talked about how vital strength training is for your health as well as sporting performance. World Health Organisation guidelines for activity for adults tell us we should all be performing strength exercises at least twice a week. So how do you go about that without breaking the bank or spending your life in the gym?Read More
Science tells us that getting strong has incredible health benefits. The cost of ignoring resistance training could be life and death. Here’s four great reasons to start lifting and keep on doing itRead More
Following an injury, patients often ask us “Do I need a scan?”, or delay coming to see us until they get one. Jay McGuinness argues that there are some very good reasons for NOT having X-rays or other expensive scans for the majority of injuries a Physio sees. Here’s 5 reasons you shouldn’t always have an Xray, Ultrasound or MRIRead More
What a pain in the neck!
I have it. You have it. Have a look around you, 1 in 5 people in your office have it.
Neck pain is one of those horrible conditions that affects 50% of Australian’s at some point in their lifetime. It can cause headaches, difficulty sleeping and decreased productivity. Like most common injuries, we put it off for weeks, months and sometimes years before we do something about it. Jess Stoll shares 5 secret tips to settle your stiff, sore neckRead More
Does your teenager complain about pain in the front of their knees? Have you been told they have “growing pains” and it’ll just go away? Have you been told you have arthritis in your knee and you should stop exercise?
This is absolute B.S! Inaccurate advice like this can cost years of healthy activity and needlessly keep you or your loved ones from doing the things you loveRead More
Have you been told you have osteoarthritis? Not sure what that means? Parkside Physio, Jay McGuinness has got you covered, answering the 5 most frequently asked questions about OARead More
“OA is the most common lifestyle disease in individuals 65 years of age and older, but can also affect those as young as 30 years of age.”
Is Knee or Hip Arthritis Slowing You Down? We’d be GLA;D to Help!
We offer a proven 6-week exercise and education program to reduce pain, delay or avoid surgery, improve function and reduce drug useRead More
If you are struggling with pain on the outside of your elbow, you probably have Tennis Elbow. Back in the day when there was a tennis court every few blocks it was probably an accurate name, now virtually no-one gets a sore elbow from tennis, more like a “work elbow” or “lifting elbow” nowadays. The long name for this is Lateral Epicondylitis.
Parkside Sports Physio, Jess Stoll, has spent months scouring research to come up with a gold-standard best-practice rehab program for this frustrating condition and some of her findings are worth sharing……..Read More
As we get to the business end of winter sport season, we usually get a rush of last-minute rehab for ankle sprains that all of a sudden become extremely important when semi-finals are coming up. Here’s a few of the biggest mistakes we see with ankle sprains and DIY rehabRead More
This rant post has been coming for a while if I’m honest, but I generally like to keep things positive. Some recent experiences have pushed me to the point where I need to get stuff off my chest regarding private health insurance and “preferred providers” schemes.Read More