September 16, 2019

Osgood Schlatters ‘disease’ is a painful condition which typically affects youths between the ages of 10 and 15 years, and is one of the primary reasons why a child of this age may be brought to a physiotherapist, often for the first time.

The title ‘disease’ is an unfo...

September 5, 2019

A background to our “Hip Strengthening Class”

 Why are strong hips important?

Leroy McKechnie September 2019

                   

To answer this question we need to talk about what the role...

February 11, 2019

Rotator Cuff Pain and Treatment – When do MRIs help?

Rotator cuff pain is one of the most common sources of shoulder pain in both physiotherapy and orthopaedic clinics.

You may have been told by a doctor or physio (or you may suspect from some google research!) tha...

December 11, 2018

Eva Flunkert is a senior physiotherapist at Physiofusion, who specializes in the treatment of dizziness and balance disorders. Read more how physiotherapy helps these conditions here:

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy (VRT)

Do you feel dizzy, light-headed or unsteady or...

June 9, 2017

The Female Athlete Triad Part 2: How to recognise, treat and prevent the triad

RECOGNIZING

The following are signs and symptoms of the triad:

  • Irregular or absent periods, difficulty getting pregnant

  • Stress fractures or injuries that occur as a result of over-use,...

June 2, 2017

1.  Arrive early so you can start warming up and get near the front of your wave.  This will allow you to achieve your rhythm sooner without having to weave through the crowd

2.  Make sure you keep yourself warm while you are waiting to start.  It would be wor...

May 29, 2017

What is it?

Running is a fantastic way to keep the mind and body healthy.  However, a proportion of adolescent and young female athletes may experience symptoms related to the female athlete triad - a condition that manifests as a combination of two or three o...

May 15, 2017

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by the bite of an infected tick.  It has a variety of symptoms, many of them flu-like (ranging from mild to severe), and is generally accompanied by a rash.

Ticks are tiny, spider-like creatures found in woodland, moorla...

May 15, 2017

Running injuries arise for a variety of reasons and we can’t always prevent them. Certain injuries, however, can be avoided, particularly those that arise from the mismanagement of our training schedules.

In so far as possible, we should deflect sudden changes to our tr...

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