Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy is a relatively common injury that occurs due to the overuse of soft tissues. It can cause pain, swelling, inflammation and stiffness of the Achilles Tendon (also known as Calcaneal Tendon) which is situated at the back of the heel. The Achilles Tendon is a strong connective tissue which connects the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and Soleus) to the …

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Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

What is Ankle Sprain An ankle sprain is a common soft tissue injury of the lower leg. It can occur in people of all ages. Due to swelling it can be painful to walk. Ankle sprains happens when one or more of the ankle ligaments are stretched or torn which usually happens when the foot rapidly twists or rolls in …

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Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Difference between Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis  Spondylolysis (spon-dee-low-lye-sis) and Spondylolisthesis (spon-dee-low-lis-thee-sis) are the most common causes of lower back pain in young people.  Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis refer to two different conditions in the lumbar spine which is situated in the lower back. However, both cause pain in the lower back vertebrae. Spondylolisthesis is when one vertebra slips out of place over …

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Myotherapy

What Exactly is Myotherapy

Myotherapy involves the assessment, treatment and management of musculoskeletal conditions. Myotherapy treatments aid with the assessment, early intervention, prevention and treatment of injuries. They also play a crucial role in the ongoing management of chronic musculoskeletal conditions that could have a detrimental impact on one’s quality of life Benefits What does life look like with regular Myotherapy sessions? Better quality …

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Migraines

headache and migraine specialist near me

Migraines are a neurological disorder that cause a painful throbbing or pulsating sensation on one side of the head. While migraines are unlikely to cause death, it can negatively impact on one’s quality of life due to having very limited control over something so painful and distressing. Migraines are unlike other types of headaches because they can be intense due …

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plantar fasciitis treatment

Plantar fasciitis North Melbourne

Plantar Fasciitis is a chronic condition which occurs in a structure known as the Plantar Fascia due to overuse and inflammation. Plantar Fasciitis is often felt in the morning when taking the first couple of steps of the day and at the end of a long day when resting. Plantar Fascia i Plantar Fasciitis is the most common cause of …

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tennis-elbow-treatment

What is tennis elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis Elbow also known as Lateral Epicondylitis, is the most common overuse syndrome which originates in the elbow. Tennis elbow refers to inflammation and/or micro tearing in the tendons which join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow. This micro tearing of the forearm muscles causes a painful irritation of the tendon at the …

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