June 2020

Treating Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis

2020-06-30T13:14:07+10:00June 30th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

We all know of someone with knee or hip osteoarthritis. It’s frightening how many times we hear that surgery is the answer to this disease, because surgery is not the first line of treatment you should seek for knee or hip osteoarthritis. Instead, working with a physiotherapist on pain management and following an individualised exercise [...]

Corked Muscle Physiotherapy

2020-06-22T15:19:00+10:00June 21st, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Corked muscle physiotherapy What is a corked muscle? A corked muscle happens as a result of direct trauma to the muscle by an object or impact from a person. A corked muscle can occur in any area, but it most commonly happens in the thigh region. In most cases a cork occurs due to the [...]

Return to Sports after COVID-19

2020-06-12T13:54:45+10:00June 12th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Return to Sports after COVID-19 The NSW Government has announced that indoor fitness facilities such as gyms, indoor pools, leisure centres and health and dance studios are now reopened. Sports and recreation organisations can now increase to groups of 20 for outdoor non-contact sporting activities, while still following social distancing guidelines. Junior and senior community [...]

Jaw Pain Treatment

2020-06-29T14:09:35+10:00June 10th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Jaw Pain Treatment Jaw pain is experienced by quite a number of people, but in many causes, it goes unaddressed. Jaw pain is caused when the small muscles in the jaw become tight and overactive. TMJ dysfunction is a common cause of jaw pain or tightness, but not all jaw pain is necessarily caused by [...]

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Injuries

2020-06-03T09:56:33+10:00June 3rd, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Injuries When it comes to sports injuries, it’s important that you see a physio early on and don’t ignore your injuries. The sooner you get treatment, the better. By forgoing treatment, you run the risk of prolonging pain and injury, limiting mobility and making it difficult to return to your [...]

May 2020

How to Avoid Pain from Sitting All Day

2020-05-27T16:33:35+10:00May 27th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

How to Avoid Pain from Sitting All Day Are you a professional or student who sits at a computer all day? You’ve probably experienced that familiar feeling of stiffness and tightness when you go to stand up after a long period of sitting. It can be almost painful. When you’re seated, there’s a group of [...]

Headaches and Working From Home

2020-05-27T16:25:28+10:00May 27th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Headaches and Working From Home   Headaches are a common complaint among the general population, the type of which can be classified dependant on their cause. Cervicogenic headaches can arise from 4 types of musculoskeletal structures of the head and neck: joints, muscles, neural (nerve) structures, and fascia (connective tissue).   The cause of a [...]

Why Prenatal Physiotherapy is Important

2020-05-22T11:59:09+10:00May 22nd, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Why Prenatal Physiotherapy is Important Becoming a mother is one of the most exciting, daunting and potentially painful experiences a woman can go through. The body goes through many changes over the span of 40 weeks to accommodate for the baby that is growing inside you. These changes are nothing short of amazing, but they [...]

Returning to Health After Surgery

2020-05-13T10:30:26+10:00May 13th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Returning to Health After Surgery Surgery can be a daunting experience. To avoid any stress or fear in the lead up to your procedure, it’s important that you understand what the procedure will involve. Some questions you can ask your physiotherapist and/or surgeon before your operation include: Do I need to do anything to prepare [...]

Headaches While Working From Home

2020-05-13T10:20:33+10:00May 6th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Headaches While Working From Home Is working from home giving you frequent headaches? Getting migraines from looking at screens all day? The most common cause of headaches and migraines stem from the joints, muscles and tissue at the back of the head and neck. These can be called cluster headaches, cervicogenic headaches, tension headaches or [...]