What is Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome (PAES)?   PAES is a rare vascular condition that typically effects the younger athletic population when exercising or playing sport (under the age of 30). PAES is where the main artery behind the knee … Continue reading

Heat vs Ice

Posted by Physio in Blog on July 10th, 2020 | No Comments

HEAT  vs  ICE Blog by Pierre Joubert The general rule is you use ICE for injuries and HEAT for muscular pain/tightness. Why is that? Let’s firstly look at Ice: The physical effect of applying ice on the body is the … Continue reading

Osteoarthritis of the knee: Osteoarthritis of the knee can be very debilitating. It is one of the most common chronic joint conditions in Australia and is the main reason for knee replacement surgery. Physiotherapy is the leading primary health care … Continue reading

What is Achilles Tendinopathy ? Achilles Tendinopathy is usually an overuse injury that is due to repetitive action, common especially with joggers and jumpers. It can also be found in the older population or those in sedentary jobs with a … Continue reading

Are you sleeping well?

Posted by Physio in Blog on June 17th, 2020 | No Comments

Are you getting enough sleep? According to the Sleep Health Foundation, adults need 7 to 9 hours of sleep daily. As Ritualize suggests in their infographic, we need sleep to help us maintain good cognitive and physical function. Check out … Continue reading