Physio tips

Our Samford Physiotherapist and Exercise Physiologist, James Taylor, explains why exercising with some pain is usually necessary in order to move forward and improve your ability to cope with everyday tasks! ...

Will a Cortisone Injection fix your problem? Most of us know someone who has had a cortisone injection for a painful condition. Common areas that may receive cortisone injections include inflamed bursa (eg. in the shoulder or hip) as well or spinal joints. The reviews of each person's experiences...

Have you been putting up with the symptoms and functional limitations due to knee or hip arthritis? Has your doctor said that you will probably need a joint replacement?   Then it's time to take action and do something about it!  Introducing GLA:D® Australia: A great first-line treatment for knee and...

Most people would probably know the importance of warming up before jumping into exercise to decrease the chance of injuries, right? Possibly! Warming up before starting exercise is important as it prepares the body to take on an increased load more optimally.  There are two common...

We intuitively know the benefits of a regular exercise practice, and so many of us have tried online or streamed yoga. Online Yoga is great for convenience however for many students, it is so much more beneficial to venture out to your own in-person yoga...

It's a common misconception that an x-ray or MRI scan is needed when you're suffering from pain. James, one of our Physiotherapists, explains in this video how scans are best used and why they might be more of a hinderance to your recovery.Ready to talk...

Do you frequently find yourself slumped over your desk or computer? While short periods of slumped postures are ok - (we were designed to bend after all!), prolonged periods in these positions can cause excessive soft tissue strain, joint stiffness, muscle tension and fatigue. In this video,...

Our lovely Yoga instructor Cheryl shares her 3 favourite, simple yoga poses for you to try at home. Don't underestimate the power of these simple poses to calm the mind and relieve tension! https://youtu.be/-oP9ASXp8hk  ...

Have you ever wondered if you're prone to develop Osteoarthritis (OA)? As with most things, prevention is easier than the cure so it is in your best interest to know which factors can increase your chances of developing OA, and more importantly, which of these you...