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December 11, 2019

Australia has a proud history of Physiotherapy – it is a profession that has roots going back 110 years.  The first degree in Australia for Physiotherapy was offered in 1950, and Australian Physiotherapists were the first in the world to become ‘first contact’ professi...

September 18, 2019

We've all had a headache, right?  (...well some very rare individuals have NEVER had a headache - lucky them!!).

But, are you one of the 15 to 20% of the population that has experienced a migraine?

The International Classification of Headaches 3rd Edition defines a...

August 30, 2019

Jerome and Amanda braved the very frosty morning on Sunday 23rd June (-2 degrees in the Barossa) to travel to Adelaide for the 2019 South Australian Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Network (SAOPN) Conference. One of the highlights of the day was the amazing catering from The...

Dr Mary Magarey demonstrating the use of a walking belt, with canine models Roxy and Ollie.

It has been really cold lately, cold enough to put you off getting out and walking your dog.  But we shouldn’t let a bit of cold stop us exercising as we know how important exerc...

June 28, 2019

When I graduated as a physiotherapist, back in 1993,  it became immediately apparent during the first few weeks in my first job, that I knew very little about being a physio, despite a rigorous and prestigious four year Degree from University. 

In th...

June 25, 2019

"RICE" a thing of the past?

Not quite but the research is showing that we could be doing things a little better.

There is evidence to suggest that ICE may not be beneficial to injuries at all.  A long-held belief does not always mean it is right!  We do know that ice can...

May 13, 2019

Private Health Insurance is increasingly under household budget pressure, as families and individuals attempt to keep spending under control.  As physiotherapists, we understand the importance of investing money in your health.  Early assessment and management is advis...

May 10, 2019

First rule of concussion?

....always assume that there could be a concussion!!!!

If you are active, there is always a small risk of injury  (much less risky than not being active at all) and unfortunately concussion is one of those injuries that can occur....

May 9, 2019

We had promised ourselves we would make a scarecrow for the past few Vintage Festivals, so finally this year we stopped talking about it and started creating.  It was a team effort, with initial brainstorming suggestions including a scarecrow on the roof on a bike (no,...

April 26, 2019

Getting a knock to the head during sport is always a worry. Thankfully most people now know that it is NEVER to be ignored, and First Aiders are all taught to take this injury very seriously.  If you have had a knock, there is a chance you may have a concussion so it i...

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