City Physiotherapy – Adelaide Physio 

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

We provide you with an extensive variety of physiotherapy topics and practical advice to assist you to get better as quickly as possible. 

We want to educate and inform you about your body, and how physiotherapy can elevate the quality of your everyday life.

 Visit our treatments page to see our full list of treatments, and scroll to find our latest blog posts.

  • Does Physiotherapy Help Treat a Herniated Disc?

    15 April 2024

    What is a herniated disc? In order to understand the impact of a herniated disc, it is important to know the structure of a spinal disc. A spinal disc is made up of a firm outer layer of cartilage, which protects the soft jelly-like centre.  There are a total of 23 discs in your spine, […] Tags: cervical disc, spine

  • Sprained ankle treatment | City Physio Adelaide

    2 April 2024

    At City Physiotherapy, we often see patients who come in with rolled, twisted, or sprained ankles. Whether you’re an avid athlete, a fitness enthusiast, or simply navigating the daily hustle of life, ankle injuries can occur unexpectedly.  From the sports field to the gym floor or even a misstep on uneven terrain, these incidents can […] Tags:

  • What will a physio do for neck pain?

    7 March 2024

    Around 2 in 3 people will experience neck pain at some point in their life. When neck pain strikes, physiotherapy treatment can make a significant difference in recovery and long-term neck health. City Physio offers a comprehensive approach to addressing neck pain, focusing on personalised care and evidence-based treatments tailored to individual needs. In this […] Tags: neck pain, treatment

  • Does Physiotherapy Help With Migraines?

    14 February 2024

    What are migraines? Migraines are more than just a headache. They are a complex condition characterised by intense, throbbing head pain which can significantly impact daily life. Through understanding what contributes to their frequency and severity, physiotherapy is an invaluable tool for managing migraine and headache pain. Migraines can also bring a barrage of additional […] Tags: headache, migraine

  • Linda Shacklock: Reflection on 30 years as a physio

    9 February 2024

    Essay by Linda Shacklock. More often than not, when you choose a career you won’t know how that choice will play out. Milestones provide us with the opportunity to pause and reflect. Through a clear and open-minded perspective, we can take an honest look back on the path that has led us to where we […] Tags: wellbeing

  • The Importance of Core Strength in Summer Sports

    31 January 2024

    You might think of core strength as having a six-pack to show off, but the benefits of a strong core go far deeper.  Core strength comes from a complex network of muscles encompassing your abdominals, back, glutes, and even your diaphragm. These work together to provide the foundation of every movement you make, from getting […] Tags: fitness, posture, sports, sports injury

  • Physio Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

    25 January 2024

    Rotator Cuff Tear  What is the rotator cuff?  The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, supporting the upper arm firmly within the shoulder socket. A rotator cuff injury is an injury to the rotator cuff tendon.  A rotator cuff injury is one of the most common types […] Tags: shoulder

  • The Connection Between Hip Flexor Tightness and Headaches

    15 December 2023

    As we discussed in this recent blog, tightness or stiffness in the neck is a leading cause of headaches. It is no secret that we often hold stress and tension in our neck and shoulders, and this soreness and irritation can trigger headaches. Headaches are also linked to poor posture, inflammation of the neck or […] Tags: headaches, hip flexor, muscle pain

  • Problem Solving – A Way to Finding Peace: An Essay

    11 December 2023

    Essay by Linda Shacklock.   We all have problems. They ebb and flow: sometimes we have more, and other times we are carefree without a worry in the world. We know that over the course of our lives problems will come and go. How we think about problems and how we choose to respond to […] Tags: mental health, wellbeing

  • Spinal Arthritis: A pain in the back and neck

    5 December 2023

    What is Spinal Arthritis?  Arthritis is not one single condition – it is an umbrella term used mainly to describe joint pain, joint disease and joint inflammation, and related conditions that can occur in different parts of your body, and in different levels of severity.  The most common spinal arthritis is inflammation of the facet […] Tags: arthritis, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Lower Back Pain

Treatment Search

If you know your injury or ailment, search or select from the dropdown list to the right. Alternatively click on the quick link buttons below to find out more.

Enter your injury or ailment