Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Causes, Symptoms, and Management

Osgood-Schlatter Disease Osgood-Schlatter Disease is a common condition that affects the knees, primarily in adolescents, particularly during growth spurts.  It is characterised by pain, swelling and tenderness just below the kneecap, where the patella tendon attaches to the top of the shin bone (tibia).  This condition is most commonly seen in physically active children and…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Using Spikey Massage Balls

Relieve Muscle Tension and Revitalize Your Body Are you tired of dealing with stubborn knots and annoying aches that just won’t go away? Look no further! Spikey massage balls are here to save the day and offer you the ultimate relief you’ve been longing for. Designed with a unique spikey texture, these massage balls work…

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Plantar Heel Pain

What is it? The fascia is a tough, fibrous connective tissue that supports the arch of the foot and transmits forces. It’s intricately attached to the heel, toes, and many of the surrounding muscles and structures on the sole of the foot. Additionally, the fascia plays a role in proprioception. Plantar heel pain, previously called…

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Everything you need to know about Physiotherapy

Discover everything you need to know about physiotherapy, what physiotherapists do, how they help, and when you should seek advice from a physio. Our warm and friendly team at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic is here to answer all your questions.  Have you been feeling a constant pain in your muscles or building tension in your body?…

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Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD)

What is the Lymphatic System? The lymphatic system consists of a network of organs and tissues that help the body dispose of toxins and other waste products. It also transports lymph (fluid) which carries infection fighting white blood cells to where they are needed. It plays a key role within the immune system and its…

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Post-natal myotherapy treatment

With all the excitement of having bubs finally at home with the family, mother’s needs are often overlooked. However, this time can be one of the most challenging and physically demanding times for her. Mums who are still in their early stages of recovery post delivery are now entering the whole new world of nursing…

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Benefits of Myotherapy in pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers, but it can also be a very physically demanding and challenging time for them as well. There are many physical changes throughout the trimesters including morning sickness, hormonal changes, postural changes from growing abdomens, swelling in ankles and hands, headaches, wrist complaints, joint laxity and increased load…

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The benefits of dry needling

Dry needling is a form of therapy adapted from the traditional Chinese Medicine method of acupuncture. Dry needling is where very thin stainless steel needles are inserted into muscle tissue just below the skin surface with the desire to evoke muscular, nerve and blood flow changes. Dry needling works by changing our body’s perception to…

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