Sports Performance Program

With the stop and start nature of how COVID-19 have affected most sports this year, it is very likely we will see an increase in new injuries as growing bodies are subjected to the rigours of sport and activity. Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic is pleased to once again offer the Junior Sports Performance Program this year, running over the School Holidays from December through to late January. This program involves an individualised assessment to identify any muscle weakne.

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.

Rotator cuff tears

The shoulder joint also known as the glenohumeral joint is highly mobile. This allows for the greatest range of possible places your functional hand can access. It achieves this level of mobility by working with other associated joints in the area: the acromioclavicular and sternoclavicular (which are located at either end of your collarbone), and scapulothoracic joint (which describes the movement of your shoulder blade over your ribcage). These joints play a role in connecting your.

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 Hand sanitiser is placed throughout the clinic for both patient and staff use. Please sani.

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.

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 thing as.

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.