pain in front of knee

An ACL Rupture – what is that 3-lettered acronym, A – C – L?  It is your Anterior Cruciate Ligament. It is a dreadful experience to tell someone in the clinic that you suspect that their Anterior Cruciate Ligament is “gone.” Naturally it is downright awful for the client. We live in a very lucky…

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Calcium and osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects over 1 million Australians! As the population of Australia enters into an “aging” era, the incidence and prevalence for the rate of Osteoporosis is on the rise. Osteoporosis is referred to as ‘silent disease’. This is due to the lack of symptoms until an event such as a fall. Considering this population subset,…

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carpenter_with_sore_shoulder

Shoulder rehab vs Surgery. What is best for your shoulder pain? It may just be me but I feel like I am seeing a lot of post-operative shoulder surgery clients in 2019. The majority of these cases have been by-way-of atraumatic instances (ie. no mechanism of injury -> due to “wear and tear”). Please note-…

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Pilates Reformer class

Background to Changes In early 2018, it was flagged that a comprehensive review of Australia’s Private Health Insurance industry was required. Specifically, it was announced that a number of natural therapies were ineligible for Private Health Insurance rebates. The Australian Government’s original position was that Pilates would not be rebatable, regardless of who/how it was…

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