Adelaide Physio Blog – City Physiotherapy Blog
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.
Carpal Tunnel Post Pregnancy18 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:
Spondylolisthesis – Lumbar Back Pain5 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 Needling29 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:
Benefits of Foam Rolling11 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:
Collateral Ligament Injuries7 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:
Shoulder Bursitis | Shoulder Impingement | Shoulder Stabilisers25 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:
Mid Back Pain25 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:
Trigger Finger11 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:
Deep Breathing9 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:
COMMON WEIGHT TRAINING INJURIES5 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: