10 Festive Physio Tips for a Merry and Healthy Christmas

10 Festive Physio Tips for a Merry and Healthy Christmas

The magic of Christmas is not just in the decorations and gifts, but also in maintaining our health and well-being during this busy season. At Five Dock Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre, we’ve tailored 10 festive physio tips to keep you merry and bright,...
Physio Management of Swimmer’s Shoulder

Physio Management of Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimmer’s Shoulder is a term often used to describe a range of painful shoulder overuse injuries due to the constant overhead arm movements in regular swimmers. Interestingly, up to one third of shoulder injuries occur during sporting activities (Enger et al., 2019)....
Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal injury, with 70-90% of the population experiencing LBP at some point in their life (de Luca et al., 2019). Early diagnosis and management is vital, as up to 30% of episodes can become chronic without the...
Hip Impingement

Hip Impingement

Hip impingement, also known as femoro-acetabular impingement (FAI), is a condition that occurs when there is abnormal contact between the femoral head (the ball of the hip joint) and the acetabulum (the socket of the hip joint). This contact can cause damage to the...
Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic headaches are a common musculoskeletal problem linked with neck pain and neck dysfunction. The Headache Research Foundation (2020) revealed that 90% of intermittent headaches and migraines can be attributed to neck pain. These are known as cervicogenic...
Navicular Stress Fracture

Navicular Stress Fracture

What causes a Navicular stress fracture? The navicular, one of the 7 tarsal bones, is a bone located on the medial side or the inside of the foot. It provides stability to the arch of the foot and allows force to be transmitted for push off when walking. Navicular...