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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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  • Sway Back | Treatment

    4 September 2018

    Physiotherapy  for Sway Back  If you adopt a sway back posture the likelihood of having pain with prolonged standing is high. At City Physio, we can treat your sway back by correcting any underlying structural or postural issues with your pelvis and lower back.   Patients who have a sway back will most commonly have weak and […] Tags: Back Pain, Low Back Pain, lumbar lordosis, sway back, swayback

  • Keep on moving | As seen in SA Life Magazine July 2018

    17 July 2018

    Physio tips to keep on moving this winter: Keep on Moving – that’s always been my motto. City Physiotherapy’s director Linda Shacklock features in this months edition of  SA Life Magazine as a contributor to their Living Well section, with an article titled “Keep on moving”.  Here’s a snippet of the article below. As the weather […] Tags: keep on moving, tips to keep moving, tips to keep on moving

  • Hip Bursitis treatment

    12 July 2018

    Hip bursitis is inflammation of a bursa around your hip. The bursa is a small sack of fluid located between your tendon and bone, which acts as a shock absorber to prevent friction. Hip bursitis can cause quite debilitating pain in your hip. Hip bursitis treatment – symptoms The symptoms of hip bursitis are usually […] Tags: bursitis hip, gluteus medius bursitis, hip bursa, hip bursae, hip bursitis, hip bursitis treatment, hip pain, iliopsoas bursitis, ischial bursitis, trochanteric bursitis

  • Pinched Nerves | Trapped Nerve

    2 July 2018

    Pinched nerves, trapped nerve or nerve impingement is caused by pressure on a nerve root by something else. The pressure could be from your connective tissue, a bone or a cyst, inflammation around the nerve itself or from the structures within the spaces between your vertebrae. This intervertebral space can become narrowed due to a […] Tags: nerve, nerve entrapment, nerve impingement, Nerve Pain, nerves, pinched nerve, pinched nerves, trapped nerve

  • Heel Spur | Calcaneal Spur

    2 July 2018

    Heel Spur | Calcaneal Spur Heel spur or calcaneal spurs are a common cause of heel pain. Repetitive strain on your plantar fascia can result in pulling away of minute sections of bone from the base of your heel. A small gap is created when this happens.  Your body responds by producing more bone to […] Tags: calcaneal spur, foot pain, heel pain, heel spur, heel spur treatment, heel spurs, plantar fascia

  • Neck and Jaw Tension Symptoms

    25 June 2018

    Neck and jaw tension symptoms or discomfort may contribute to pain in your head, ears, teeth, face, and upper back. The intensity of your neck and jaw tension symptoms can vary greatly. It is often described as painful, achy, throbbing, tender, or severe. These sensations may worsen whilst you are chewing or yawning. The exact […] Tags:

  • 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

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