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Is it OK to pee just-in-case?? Tips to keep your bladder healthy!

Up to 4.8 million Australian experience bladder problems. This is more than the incidence of heart disease, diabetes and epilepsy combined. Although usually not life threatening, this can enormously affect on someone’s quality of life. Men and women, young and old can be affected. Despite being so common it is still not as openly talked […]

The pelvic floor- the who, what, when, where and how? by Janette O‘toole Women’s Health Physiotherapist

1- What is the Pelvic Floor?  The pelvic floor is a sling that spans the bottom of the pelvis, much like a trampoline. It is comprised of muscle, ligaments, connective tissue and nerves.

knee pain in runners

Runner’s knee is a general term for knee pain felt around the kneecap. Physiotherapists often refer to runner’s knee as “patellofemoral pain”.  The patellofemoral joint is composed of the kneecap (patella) and the thigh bone (femur).  The patella should fit snugly into a groove on the femur and track smoothly in this groove when the knee […]

Hamstring Strain: a common sporting injury

One of the most common injuries in sport is the hamstring strain, as these muscles are very susceptible to injury. The hamstrings are a group of muscles on the back of the thigh.  The upper part of these muscles attach to the lower part of the pelvis and the lower part attaches just below the […]

Groin strain: A common sporting injury

A groin strain results from putting too much stress on muscles in your groin and thigh (mostly commonly the adductor longus muscle is affected). If these muscles are tensed too forcefully or too suddenly, they can get over-stretched or torn. Groin pulls are common in people who play sports that involve a lot of kicking, […]