Ankle Sprains

The most common form of ankle injury is a sprained ankle – more commonly a sprain to the ligaments on the outside or lateral aspect of the ankle, caused by accidentally twisting or turning your ankle in an awkward way. It’s usually caused by a traumatic incident, such as a sudden change of direction while playing sport, or…

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Trochanteric Bursitis

Many of us in an effort to combat the effects of isolation are exercising more than ever before, and some of us may be experiencing new, and unwelcome pain responses. If this is the case for you, hip bursitis or trochanteric bursitis could well be the cause of your hip pain.  What it is, and what you can do about it. …

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Falls – why do they happen, and how can you prevent them?

Falls are a major health issue in Australia with around 30% of adults over 65 experiencing at least one fall per year. With the rising number of people aged over 65 this is expected to increase significantly over the next decade. Many falls go undocumented because there is no apparent trauma. However, some falls can lead individuals to a fractured hip, shoulder, or…

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Pre-Employment Assessments

Hi everyone, There are many jobs within health (aged care, disability care) and the mining industry that are physically demanding and require an employee to be physically fit to meet the demands of the job. Effective screening can reduce workplace injuries and prevent productivity losses. A pre- employment assessment is a test or questionnaire that…

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Move Better for Life – April 2020 Newsletter

ISOLATION EXERCISE Safe at home but missing out on the benefits of exercise? It is important to continue to focus on your physical health so you can move better for life. For now we can’t offer you face to face wellness classes so our exercise physiology team have put together two short sessions for you…

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Special Announcement: Open For Business. 100% Virtual

CARING FOR OUR PATIENTS (COVID-19) Special Announcement After careful consideration and preparation, and in the interest of public health, our team has decided to move to 100% telehealth consults. A telehealth consult is delivered online with video. We assess you in much the same way that we do in a face to face consult. We…

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