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Pivotal Motion Physiotherapy – Move better than before...
Move better than before We pride ourselves on our client focus here at...
Move better than before We pride ourselves on our client focus here at Pivotal Motion Physiotherapy, welcoming new and returning patients equally, and giving 100% of our attention to establishing diagnosis, treatments and positive outcomes. Conveniently located in Newmarket Village, Newmarket, Pivotal Motion Physiotherapy which is...
19/06/2016
Sports Injuries: Advice from a Brisbane Physio...
A sporting injury is frustrating. I empathise with many of you when...
A sporting injury is frustrating. I empathise with many of you when you come into the clinic limping after a game of footy, understandably cranky that the injury occurred at the worst possible time. It is unfortunate, but it happens which is why I felt...
18/06/2016
Why Physiotherapy?...
Why physiotherapy?  A physiotherapist is trained to improve function, provide support and...
Why physiotherapy?  A physiotherapist is trained to improve function, provide support and education, exercise prescription allowing a return or maintenance of your body. If you are reading this, you have probably been to a physiotherapist. However, there is a lot that you may not have known...
17/06/2016
Lower Back Pain...
If you have had it once you are likely to experience a...
If you have had it once you are likely to experience a recurrence. That is the general consensus among many health professionals, and it is what the research indicates. Acute low back pain can be a very debilitating condition. It is estimated that approximately 80% of...
16/06/2016
Happy chemicals when we exercise....
Maintenance is my new favourite word. With the holidays coming up, it...
Maintenance is my new favourite word. With the holidays coming up, it appears that we are all forgetting to look after ourselves. I too (and bear in mind I am a physiotherapist in Brisbane!) have been guilty of not maintaining my fitness routine this week....
14/06/2016
BACK TO SCHOOL! SECRETS TO A PAIN FREE EDUCATION...
The thing about the really hardworking kids in school is that it...
The thing about the really hardworking kids in school is that it all starts to weigh them down half way through the year. I mean that literally. Their bags are just poorly fitted and are far too heavy. We see a lot of these young...
11/06/2016
Growing Pains? Traction Apophysitis in the Growing Child...
The bones in the human foot don’t develop completely until the late...
The bones in the human foot don’t develop completely until the late teens. Sometimes the process of development can be the cause of discomfort in the growing child, especially if they are particularly active. What causes this discomfort? Throughout childhood, a number of bones in the feet...
07/06/2016
Raynaud’s Disease...
Reynaud’s is a condition that causes a narrowing of the arteries that...
Reynaud’s is a condition that causes a narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the extremities – namely the fingers and toes. Typically this narrowing is an exaggerated response to either cold temperatures or stress. How does Reynaud's present to a physiotherapist? Reynaud’s usually presents as a...
05/06/2016
Diabetic Foot...
The Diabetic Foot In my opinion, the number one request for podiatrists is...
The Diabetic Foot In my opinion, the number one request for podiatrists is to perform a diabetic check of the foot and provide assistance for diabetic foot management. As such, I felt it to be appropriate to provide an entry detailing why the foot is so...
04/06/2016