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Post-Pregnancy And Low Back Pain - Gold Coast Physio

Post-Pregnancy and Low Back Pain

Low back pain (LBP) following pregnancy is a common complaint of numerous mothers and this can last months or even years after the term of the pregnancy. Over 50% of women reported experiencing LBP during or following their pregnancy, so you are not alone in this situation. Pregnancy causes many physiological and biomechanical effects on the…

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5 Ways Physiotherapy Can Improve Your Life

5 Ways Physiotherapy can Improve Your Life

Have you been in an accident that leaves you with pain on damp days, or permanent mobility limitations? Are you overweight or advancing in age and notice that you don't move as well or as easily as you used to? Regardless of the reasons why, being aware that you have limited mobility can be a distressing situation. While doctors have medications that may relieve pain or inflammation, there are other…

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Nursing And Carers - High Risk Industry Chronic LBP

Nursing and Carers – High Risk Industry Chronic LBP

Do you have trouble with bending, lifting, twist or conducting daily duties at work? Are you constantly experiencing numbness, weakness or pain? Nurses and carers are considered some of the most stressed and over worked employees due to the tireless demands and hours required within the industry. The combination of no sleep, understaffing, overtime and night shifts place a large amount of pressure and responsibility upon the staff.…

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Neck Pain Treatment 

Neck pain treatment @ Functional Health

Specialists say most neck pain, stiffness and other related symptoms are caused by poor posture or body position which is the way one stands, sits and walks. Chronic neck pain can alternatively also be the cause of poor posture and muscle imbalances. Neck pain, stiffness, and other postural problems are quite common for people of all ages. These conditions are often seen in those with professions where prolonged positions / postures are sometimes unavoidable (EG:…

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Spine Health For Over 50’s

Spine health for over 50’s

Things have changed over the last 50 years when it comes to aging. Here are some statistics: Average life expectancy of Australians1: Males: Increased from 68 to 80 years of age Females: Increased from 74 to 84 years of age1 Within that same period, the proportion…

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Physiotherapy For Spinal Cord Injured Patients

Physiotherapy for Spinal Cord Injured Patients

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is the damage to the spinal cord that often causes permanent or temporary changes in sensation, strength or other body functions below the level of the lesion. Some of the many organs and body functions affected by the SCI are: bladder, bowel, respiratory, cardiovascular…

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Physiotherapy And Sports Injuries

Physiotherapy and Sports Injuries

Athletes, players, sport competitors commonly suffer sports injuries due to the unpredictable nature of sports, extremely intense training and physical exercises. When that happens they turn to physiotherapy for rehabilitation. Physiotherapy, also called physical therapy, offers help whether the player is having surgery to correct the damage or not. One of the most common sports injury is the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury. Statistics show that the incidence of ACL…

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Physiotherapy In Geriatric Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy in Geriatric Rehabilitation

Geriatric physical therapy covers a wide area of problems concerning the elderly. There are many conditions that affect people as they grow older and include but are not limited to the following: arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer, Alzheimer's…

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