PHYSIO SYDNEY CBD RESOURCE GUIDE

Australian Physiotherapy Resources and Education

This blog is a comprehensive resource guide dedicated to discussion around common injuries and their management. Written by members of our experienced team at Sydney Physio Clinic. Topics are selected with our client base in mind. Intended to cover a range of relevant issues attending physio Sydney CBD practices.

Treatment And Diagnosis Of Upper Back Kyphosis

Treatment And Diagnosis Of Upper Back Kyphosis

Diagnosis Of Upper Back Kyphosis The presence of an exaggerated upper back kyphosis is a common finding. If you are concerned about your posture, patients should consider consulting their primary healthcare practitioner. Such as a GP, physiotherapist, chiropractor or other spine specialist. These medical and allied health professionals can assist in obtaining an accurate diagnosis…. Read More >

Improving Your Posture: Dealing With Kyphosis

Improving Your Posture: Dealing With Kyphosis

Not All Bumps Are Dowager’s Humps The presence of a significant “bump” at the base of your neck may indicate a Dowager’s hump. However, it is normal that the bones (spinous processes) of the vertebrae protrude somewhat at the base of your neck. This does not necessarily indicate you have a dowager’s hump, or kyphosis…. Read More >

Treatment For Ganglion Cysts

Treatment For Ganglion Cysts

Conservative Non-Invasive Treatment For Ganglion Cysts The initial treatment of a ganglion cyst is generally not a surgical one. Because these cysts are not cancerous, and many disappear given time. If there are no symptoms beyond simply a visual lump, then it may be recommended to take the “wait and see approach”. Load and stress… Read More >

A Return To Running Program

A Return To Running Program

Return To Running Program Rehabilitation of an injury requires returning the individual to pre-injury activity levels. Achieving this frequently involves a return to running. Below is a simple outline I use in my clinic for returning patents running. Where running is an important component of their training, sport (and life). Obviously this is not a… Read More >

Do Carbon-Fibre Running Shoes Warrant The Hype?

Do Carbon-Fibre Running Shoes Warrant The Hype?

What Are Carbon-Fibre Running Shoes? Carbon fibres are thin, strong polymers composed of carbon atoms. When twisted together it creates a material that is remarkably stiff. As well as being durable, lightweight, and resistant to temperature changes. Historically carbon fibres have been used in several spaces including, military engineering, motorsports, aeronautical engineering and in more… Read More >

What Are Cortisone Injections?

What Are Corticosteroid Injections?

Cortisone Injections Corticosteroids are powerful anti-inflammatory medications. Cortisone injections (injecting corticosteroids) are typically utilized in an attempt to offer fast acting relief to inflamed muscles, tendons, tendon-sheaths, joints, and bursae. In terms of the risk to benefit ratio, historically corticosteroid injections are thought of being worth consideration. Particularity in the management of joint and soft-tissue… Read More >