Concussion

Concussion Management – The role of Physiotherapy  We have seen a growing awareness around the recognition and management of concussion over recent years.  Most recently, this has resulted in a change in the AFL guidelines for the management of concussion. In line with this increasing awareness (particularly at the community level) players, coaches, clubs and … Continued

Pelvic Pain

This blog is a second in a series from Hayley Runting regarding pelvic health conditions. Today’s blog discusses pelvic pain, pelvic surgery and pelvic floor checks. Pelvic Pain Pelvic pain can literally be a pain in the butt! However, it can also be defined as any pain in the pelvis or genital areas. There can … Continued

How to avoid getting injured

Everybody will have experienced a time when they have an important event coming up, and the last thing they could possibly want is an injury. So how can you prevent this from happening to you? Limiting big changes in your training or exercise quantity is essential. You do not want to over-load your body or … Continued

Posture. What do we really know?

Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, clients, the media and society. A common belief is that spinal pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly”. Many patients tell us, “I know I have bad posture” before we begin examining them. It is often assumed that “incorrect” posture … Continued

Tendonitis

Tendonitis, tendinosis, tendinopathy, what do they all mean? The tendons within the human body have the primary function of connecting muscles to parts of the body the muscles place a force on, typically bone. This clever design allows the bulky part of a muscle to be situated in an area of the body that won’t … Continued