Category Archives: Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy An Effective Non-Invasive Treatment For Soft Tissues Of The Musculoskeletal System

Shockwave Therapy: Effective Non-Invasive Treatment

Shockwave Therapy: A Not So New Tool In Physiotherapy More accurately referred to as extracorporeal shockwave therapy (ESWT in short) shockwave therapy in 2022 is now commonplace as a treatment modality provided in physiotherapy clinics across Sydney and Australia wide. The word “extracorporeal” refers to any procedure performed outside the body and with ESWT shockwaves… Read More >

High Hamstring Tendinopathy Conservative Treatment

High Hamstring Tendinopathy Conservative Treatment

Treatment For High Hamstring Tendinopathy Treatment for high hamstring tendinopathy is typically managed by a physiotherapist.  Where the approach is to firstly minimize stress to the area to allow healing, and then attempt to reintriduce loading to the tissue in a safe way whilst addressing any muscle imbalances, lack of flexibility as well as biomecahnics… Read More >

Treating Medial Elbow Pain

Medial Elbow Pain: Treating Golfer’s Elbow

Diagnosing Medial Elbow Pain Diagnosis of golfer’s elbow is normally a clinical diagnosis made by your physiotherapist, doctor or similarly appropriately skilled practitioner. Following listening to the complaint history and performing a few appropriate clinical tests, your physiotherapist can generally confirm a the diagnosis of Golfer’s Elbow without requiring any diagnostic investigations like X-rays or… Read More >

Radial Shockwave Therapy Reaching Greater Depths

Radial Shockwave Therapy Reaching Greater Depths

The Swiss Dolorclast Power Handle Has Arrived At Sydney Physio Clinic Sydney Physio Clinic is happy to announce that we now have the Swiss Dolorclast Power handpiece available at the practice. This new radial shockwave therapy power handpiece is perfect for the treatment of complaints requiring higher energy and target tissues at greater depths than… Read More >

What Is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome?

What Is Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome?

Diagnosing Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Shin splints tends to be used as a catch-all label for pretty much all lower leg pain occurring below the knee in the shin area. A shin splint diagnosis is usually based on medical history and physical examination, often without any need for investigations. The nature of shin splints medically… Read More >

Plantar Fasciitis Verses Plantar Fasciosis

Plantar Fasciosis Verses Plantar Fasciitis

The Plantar Fascia The plantar fascia ligament helps support the bones of your foot and absorb the loading forces associated with standing, walking, running… Heel pain associated with the plantar fascia and plantar fasciosis can be quite disabling. Typically heel pain of plantar fascia origin is at its worst first thing in the morning, or… Read More >

Treatment For Heel Pain

Heel Pain Physiotherapy Treatment

How Is Plantar Fasciitis Diagnosed? A physiotherapist can typically diagnose plantar fasciitis through using the history of the condition and a clinical examination. X-rays can be used to investigate for the presence of a heel spur, which are calcium deposits that build up on the underside of the heel bone. Heel spurs are a process… Read More >

Diagnosis And Treatment Of Jumpers Knee

Jumpers Knee Treatment And Diagnosis

How Is Jumpers Knee Diagnosed? Diagnosis of jumpers knee is typically based on the history of the condition and the clinical findings without need for special investigation, however investigations can be effectively used to help in both confirming suspicions around the diagnosis and ruling out other pathology. Imaging typically used when looking at patella tendinopathies… Read More >

Radial Shockwave Treatment Verses Focused Shockwave

Radial Shockwave Treatment Verses Focused Shockwave

What Is The Difference Between Focused Verses Radial Shockwave Therapy? Focused (ESWT) and radial (RSWT) shockwaves differ in a number of ways, the physical principles are different from the way they are generated, the energy and energy density of each wave as well as the therapeutic penetration depths into the tissue. However in saying that… Read More >