Lateral Hip Pain (Trochanteric Bursitis)
Lateral Hip Pain (Trochanteric Bursitis)

Pain on the side of your hip? It could be due to trochanteric bursitis. This is the inflammation or swelling of the bursa (fluid-filled sack) that sits in between your greater trochanter bone and tendon on the outside of your hip. The role of the bursa is to reduce the friction between the bone and the surrounding tissue including tendons, ligaments and skin. If the bursa becomes inflamed or irritated, it can then cause pain. There are more than 140 bursae in the body but the hip bur.

Posture Treatment Malvern East
Posture. What do we really know?

Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, clients, the media and society. A common belief is that spinal pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly”. Many patients tell us, “I know I have bad posture” before we begin examining them. It is often assumed that “incorrect” posture is the cause of pain and needs changing, but does it? What does the science tell us? Is there such a thin.

Physio for Tendonitis Malvern East
Tendonitis

Tendonitis, tendinosis, tendinopathy, what do they all mean? The tendons within the human body have the primary function of connecting muscles to parts of the body the muscles place a force on, typically bone. This clever design allows the bulky part of a muscle to be situated in an area of the body that won’t be too limiting. A great example of this is how the wrist is skinny relative to the rest of the arm as the major muscles lie further up the arm. This help.

Back to School from Physiotherapists Malvern East
Back to School Tips

With a new school year already upon us, there are a few things you can do to help your child prepare and ensure a safe, active and healthy lifestyle. Backpack It is important your child's backpack fits correctly so the load through their back is distributed evenly, which can prevent issues such as back pain. Research has shown that moderately weighted backp.

10 myths about Low Back Pain & 10 facts you should know

Have you ever had an episode of low back pain? Well, you are not alone!  Low back pain (LBP) is a common condition that affects 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. At any point in time, 30% of people are experiencing low back pain. It is also the leading cause of disability worldwide and is often associated with costly, ineffective and sometimes harmful care. Many studies have identified that unhelpful beliefs about low ba.

Back Pain Treatment Malvern
Back Pain

Are you suffering from a sore back? If so, you are not alone. Back pain is experienced by 70-80% of adults at some point in their lives. Fortunately, most pain resolves within two weeks.  Risk Factors for back pain include: - Lifting heavy loads - Sedentary lifestyle or occupation    - Poor posture .

Foot Pain – a pain that is not to be ignored

A pain in ones foot can start off as a small discomfort but after a day of walking, jogging, or even standing in high heels, a small issue can become a big problem. Foot pain can be divided into 3 categories; local musculoskeletal pain, referred musculoskeletal pain and pain related to chronic disease or pathology. Local musculoskeletal pain Local musculoskeletal pain is often due to injury on or around the foot. This type of pain occurs  when it is obvious you have injured your foot, and whether or not.

Muscle imbalances

What is a muscle imbalance? To properly understand what is meant by muscle imbalance, it is essential to understand the fine balance in which our bodies operate. Different types of tissue have different roles. Some tissues have the ability to change their length and guide movement. Muscles, for example, will contract and relax to change their length to alter the position of other tissues, usually bone. Because of this function, they.