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Read about treatment and exercise advice from the team at City Physiotherapy in Adelaide.

The aim at our Adelaide Physio clinic is to get you better as quickly as possible with hands-on Physio treatment, remedial massage, dry needling & Pilates classes – work injuries, sports physio, back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, headache, pregnancy, posture pains, postoperative physio,  post-surgical rehab and more. Our blog aims to educate and inform you about physiotherapy and news about all of the areas we treat and have an interest in.

This Adelaide Physio blog aims to provide you with some interesting information about an extensive variety of physio topics.  Learn more about conditions treated, anatomy, exercises, physio treatments and more.

At City Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic we treat muscle/joints/tendon/ligament/nerve/disc/soft tissues/spine/bursa/bones – stiffness, aches, pains, strains, tears, bulges, fractures & inflammation.

Our highly qualified and experienced Physiotherapists all hold university degrees from major Australian Universities.  Our remedial massage therapist holds a diploma of remedial massage.

We treat athletes to everyday men and women and children at City Physiotherapy –   Teenagers, office workers, weekend warriors, couch sitters, gym goers, walkers, runners, sports people & seniors.


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  • Carpal Tunnel Post Pregnancy

    18 June 2018

    Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel post pregnancy is a common condition affecting new mothers. Carpal tunnel post pregnancy occurs due to an increased pressure on your median nerve at your wrist. Symptoms of carpal tunnel post pregnancy can include pins and needles, numbness, tingling, and pain in your arm, hand, and fingers. Your wrist has […] Tags: carpal tunnel, carpal tunnel post pregnancy, carpal tunnel syndrome, Numbness, physio, Pins and Needles, post partum, pregnancy, tingling, wrist pain

  • Spondylolisthesis – Lumbar Back Pain

    5 June 2018

    Spondylolisthesis – Low Back Pain The reasons why so many people suffer from low back pain are extensive, however, one of the more common reasons can be a spinal condition called spondylolisthesis. The condition occurs when the lumbar vertebrae have shifted forwards. A spondylolisthesis can happen at any of the lumbar vertebral levels, but the […] Tags:

  • Tennis Elbow – Dry Needling

    29 May 2018

    Dry Needling for Elbow Pain You play golf and your elbow hurts. You play tennis and your elbow hurts. You’re at the gym doing push-ups and your elbow hurts. Gardening? Elbow hurts. Computer? Elbow hurts. The list goes on. You may say to yourself, “I don’t remember injuring my elbow”. You’re probably right. You may […] Tags: dry needling, elbow dry needling, elbow pain, tennis elbow

  • Benefits of Foam Rolling

    11 May 2018

    Should I roll or stretch? The answer is both but when and how you do these do matter. Read more to find out the Benefits of Foam Rolling and Stretching. Why should you foam roll? Find out from City Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic & Pilates Adelaide CBD Physiotherapists the reason why and when to stretch […] Tags: Exercises, Foam roller, Foam Rolling, Stretching

  • Collateral Ligament Injuries

    7 May 2018

    Medial Collateral Ligament & Lateral Collateral Ligament Collateral Ligaments of the Knee The medial collateral ligament or the lateral collateral ligament of your knee are commonly injured. An injury to your collateral ligaments usually involves a significant force, like a fall whilst playing sport or from a direct impact to the side of the leg. […] Tags: knee ligament, knee ligament tears, knee ligament treatment, Lateral Collateral Ligament, Medial Collateral ligament

  • Shoulder Bursitis | Shoulder Impingement | Shoulder Stabilisers

    25 March 2018

    SHOULDER: SHOULDER STABILISERS Article By Fraser Green – Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist at City Physiotherapy. I am going to discuss the importance of retraining your stabilising muscles of your scapula (shoulder blade) in reaching full recovery in patients with shoulder pain…. The shoulder joint, or glenohumeral joint, is a ball and socket joint, often described as the […] Tags: Bursitis, shoulder, Shoulder Bursitis, shoulder impingement, shoulder injury, Shoulder Pain, shoulder stabilisers, Sub Acromial Bursitis

  • Mid Back Pain

    25 March 2018

    Mid Back Pain Overview Your mid-back is the area of your spine between the upper border of your shoulder blades and your lowest ribs. Pain in the mid back can be quite disabling. Mid-back pain is very common due to people spending more and more time on computers and looking down at their smartphones or […] Tags: Back Pain, Mid Back Pain, Mid Spine, Middle Back Pain, Rib Pain, spinal pain, Thoracic Back Pain, Thoracic Spine, Thorax Pain, upper back pain

  • Trigger Finger

    11 February 2018

    Trigger Finger Trigger finger is a condition that makes straightening a particular finger difficult and often painful. The condition involves the tendon of the respective finger to become thickened which makes it difficult for the tendon to pass through a sheath. A tendon sheath is a small cylindrical structure that the tendon passes through which […] Tags: finger, finger pain, fingers, trigger finger

  • Deep Breathing

    9 February 2018

    Deep Breathing is good for you. I’m always telling my patients to take deep breaths, whether it’s to relieve pain, to help with stress and tension or to help perform a mindfulness STOP practice. So what is deep breathing and what isn’t? Why is it important? Deep breathing engages your diaphragm muscles to increase core […] Tags: breathing, deep breath, deep breathing, diaphragm, diaphragmatic breathing, how to breathe, parasympathetic nervous system, vagus nerve


    5 February 2018

    WEIGHT TRAINING INJURIES Improper weight-training techniques can lead to weight training injuries.  The most common areas to be injured are the back, shoulders, and knees. Back Injuries Back sprains and strains most commonly result from improper lifting technique when performing exercises such as bench presses, deadlifts, and rows.  Sprains involve stretching of ligaments while strains […] Tags: back, back injury, Back Pain, gym, gym injury, knee, knee injury, knee pain, knees, shoulder, shoulder injury, Shoulder Pain, sports injury, weight lifting, weight training

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