BLOG AND NEWS

17/01/2019

Should I get an XRAY?

Given the extent of pain you may be in, you may feel it's a wise decision to get a XRAY done. However, the extent of radiation from each scan of XRAY may give you a difference opinion.

19/12/2018

Christmas Injury-Free Tips & Trading Hours

Are you busy with the week leading up to Christmas? The unfortunate fact is many people develop some form of musculoskeletal injury over the holiday season.

01/05/2018

Why use a Weight Belt?

Weight belts are designed to increase intra-abdominal pressure (IAP). If you have an increased IAP, this pressure within your abdominal cavity will help to stabilise surrounding structures.

24/04/2018

Stand up, get up, don't give up the FIGHT!

Chairs have significantly evolved to improve our level of comfort, to allow us to sit for prolonged periods. However, our bodies haven’t been designed to sit for prolonged periods, and as such hasn’t evolved in this way.

16/04/2018

H.O.P.E - Hold on, Pain Ends. Meniscus Tears Info.

The meniscus doesn’t heal all that well. Only about 10-30% of the menisci is vascularised with good blood flow. Good blood flow assists to heal tears and injuries.

10/04/2018

Love your bones, protect your future, know Osteoporosis!

In Australia, it is estimated 1.2 million people suffer from osteoporosis. It is a condition that makes bones brittle and more susceptible to breaks/ fractures. ESSA has come out with a position statement in 2017

03/04/2018

Sport Season Injuries

Since the earliest information and research from the health and medicine, there has been a belief that early diagnosis and treatment improves both short and long-term injury recovery.

27/03/2018

Easter Thrills Lead to Spills 

Spinal Life Australia has come out to say spinal injuries in fact spike typically in the holiday periods. Last year they released a statement saying 1 in 4 will sustain a traumatic spinal cord injury

20/03/2018

Tips On Preventing  Muscle Strains? 

Have you felt a pull in your muscle? Are you a frequent runner, or have you rapidly increased your speed, intensity or frequency? ... you may have pulled muscle!

13/03/2018

Growing Pain 

How much do you know about growing pain? Has your child complained about pains in the hell or knee? Have they increased their training intensity or frequency.

06/03/2018

A Simplified Explanation of Pain  

How do you feel pain? Your body has more than 74 km of nerves in the body. These nerves are constantly sending and receiving messages from the tissues to the brain.

27/02/2018

Back Pain in School Kids

Does your back pack look like the size of a truck tire? Does it weigh more then you? … You are not alone. The number of books, stationary and other gear that’s thrown into bags for school

20/02/2018

Corticosteriod Injections - The Evidence & More

A corticosteroid injection acts as an anti-inflammatory aid. It is generally prescribed in conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome or sciatica to reduce the inflammation

13/02/2018

5 Weight Loss Tips A Dietitian Wants You To Know 

There's no doubt about it, most of the Western world faces issues when it comes to weight. Everyone has a different idea about how to shed some kilos 

06/02/2018

Gymnastics Injuries from the Olympic Games

As the new year of competitions is fast approaching, it’s time to speak about a new 2017 article regarding injury rates during the 2008, 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games.

30/01/2018

Nerve Pain & Nerve Glides.

Do you have pain while sitting or while lying down in bed? is it a burning pain that makes you feel weak? Are you experiencing pins and needles doing down the front

23/01/2018

Post-Pregnancy & Muscle Activation Programs.  

A review in 2004 found that 25% of women who have recently delivered and 44% of pregnant women

16/01/2018

Ankle Sprains - The most common ankle injury!  

At the beginning of a new season, it is crucial to ease yourself back into the activity slowly and by progressively and carefully increasing

09/01/2018

Kick start your Health in the New Year  

As you leap into the New Year, it’s a great time to re-evaluate your health and to get checked out by your local physiotherapist. It’s the time of year when

20/12/2017

Christmas Injury-Free Tips & Trading Hours

Are you busy with the week leading up to Christmas? The unfortunate fact is many people develop some form of musculoskeletal injury over the holiday season.

13/12/2017

Pain referring from the Mid-Back

This type of nerve pain has been seen many times at the clinic – most of which are caused by swelling in the ligamentum flavum or via a posterior disc protrusion (less common).

06/12/2017

Yes - Physiotherapist's can help your Heel Pain.  

Plantar fasciitis is the most common heel pain condition physiotherapists can help with. It is a condition characterised by excessive traction on the thick fibrous

29/11/2017

Running to improve your Lower Back  

A misconception exists where some people believe that running can only do harm and can cause some form of musculoskeletal issues, injuries.

22/11/2017

Rheumatoid Arthritis - We Can Help!  

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects 1% of the population worldwide. It is a condition that affects the joints in the body.

08/11/2017

5 Important Nutrients & 5 Things To Avoid When Pregnant!

If you're expecting, it is critical to provide both you and your baby nourishment for optimal growth and development and reduce the risk of complications

01/11/2017

Meniscus Tears - we can fix them!  

The knee joint provides cushioning between the tibia and femur bones. It contains a meniscus between these bones, consisting of cartilage

15/11/2017

Weather & Barometric Pressure - It's Influence  

Many clinicians disregard weather’s influence on pain, however there are studies suggesting some findings on its proven impact on pain sensitivity.

25/10/2017

Physiotherapy for Pregnancy  

During and after pregnancy, changes can occur to your muscles, ligaments and joints that can affect your whole body. 

18/10/2017

Top 3 Nutrition Myths - BUSTED!  

By Stefanie Valakas. With nutrition advice changing as quickly as this Sydney weather, it can be difficult to sort fact from myth. So here are the top 3 nutrition myths

04/10/2017

Modern Day Technology

Injury

  In 2014, a study was conducted and found people spend on average 2-4 hours each day tilting their heads

 

13/10/2017

Stop focusing on disc protrusions

Lower back pain is a common condition that affects many people, not only in the workforce, but also in everyday life activities. 

 

13/09/2017

How we can help Shin Splints

Do you suffer from pain at the front of your lower leg or above your ankle? Does it affect you while you are running?

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Limp in Leap out Physiotherapy & Wellness in Belfield is committed to providing professional & high quality 1 on 1 services. 

We have a strong focus on current evidence and continual education that gives us the ability to provide cutting edge, new-age treatments and recommendations. We believe when you leave our clinic, you will have the best understanding of your own pain or condition. 

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