Medical Newsletters

The following are Newsletters produced by our Physiotherapists for Medical Practitioners. 

 
 
  August 2018 Newsletter

August 2018 Newsletter

 

Low Back Pain

Back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide. Low back pain was responsible for 60.1 million disability-adjusted years in 2015, an increase of 54% since 1990.

  December 2017 Newsletter

December 2017 Newsletter

 
  August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

 
  April 2017 Newsletter

April 2017 Newsletter

 
  November 2016 Newsletter

November 2016 Newsletter

 

Physiotherapy and Urinary Incontinence

-Urinary Incontinence (UI) affects 17-45% of women worldwide
-Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) affects 48% of all cases
-1 in 3 Australian women suffer pelvic floor muscle dysfunction
-Grade A level evidence exists to support the use of pelvic floor muscle  training (PFMT) as a first-line treatment.

 

What is your mobile phone really costing you?

Cell phone elbow, text messenger’s thumb, and text neck are all terms used which describe musculoskeletal disorders associated with increased/excessive use of mobile phones

 

Indication for Physiotherapy in Cyclists

Cycling has long been used as a low impact and enjoyable exercise for physical rehabilitation. There is great diversity in a general population who may choose to ride a bicycle from young to old; recreational to elite, but one thing is common (and it’s not that they have to wear helmets!), injuries do occur.

 

Physiotherapy for Acute Lower back pain

Improved acute LBP patient outcomes
managed with targeted physiotherapy!
Evidence shows accurate assessment, and
specific physiotherapy treatment gives much
better short and long-term results then the
advice and medication alone recommended in
the all international guidelines on acute lower
back pain management.