Managing your physical health during COVID-19

As the physical distancing measures are becoming the new normal, we are here to help you navigate this time with regards to your physical health.The emphasis from government and health departments to avoid any unnecessary interaction and contact to reduce the spread of COVID-19 is an incredibly important message in order for our health system to manage. With these measures in place, we hope to avoid the unfortunate situation that Italy, Spai.

Clinic hygiene practices with COVID-19

Here are the increased clinic hygiene practices we have implemented due to the current climate with COVID-19.• Encouraging staff and patients to practice physical distancing where applicable• Implement state and federally advised rules around maximum people per square metre• Having all staff implementing strict hand hygiene practices• Asking all individuals entering the clinic to wash their hands or use the provided hand sanitiser• Ensuring all treatment surfaces and eq.

TelePhysio

To assess, diagnose and manage musculoskeletal conditions  Through video-link, your physiotherapist will be able to go through a thorough history of what your complaint is, how it started, what the patterns are, exactly how it troubles you, and from this information get a really good idea what the condition could possibly be.Your physiotherapist will the.

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.

Sports Performance Program

Physiotherapists are seeing an increase in children and teenagers presenting with preventable injuries. This is due to the amount of stress placed on their body when they switch from being sedentary for a large portion of their day to competing or training in high intensity sport. Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic is pleased to offer the Junior Sports Performance Program again this year, running over the School Holidays from December to late January.This program involv.

Posture. What do we really know?

Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists, 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.

Activity induced (overuse) bursitis – what is it?

Bursitis is commonly diagnosed as the cause of pain in many areas of the body; you may have heard of it when people discuss their shoulder or hip. However, the condition is often not well understood and so I will explain here what bursitis is and why your might get pain referring from the bursa.A bursa is a sac of fluid often found close to joints in the body. It is thought that we have around 160 bursae within the body meaning there are often several around each major joint. Each bursa helps to minimise fricti.

Georgia Snow

Georgia graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Perth with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2015. She has worked in private practice in Western Australia, before making the move to Melbourne in January 2019. Georgia also has training in Clinical Pilates and believes it is a great tool in rehabilitation. Georgia enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries, and has a keen interest in sports related injuries, particularly AFL as she has worked with AFL, VFLW, WAFL an.