Steroid Injections: Have you or someone you know been told you need to have one? my Physio SA Explains

A GP or specialist may refer you for a steroid injection, but what is it?   A steroid, or cortisone/corticosteroid, injection contains a strong anti-inflammatory medication that may help to settle pain that is not changing with physiotherapy management or that is hindering you from completing an exercise program or functioning with daily life. A…

Common Dance Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis and Dance – Advice from Jacki Eads Physio Adelaide

myPhysioSA Physiotherapist and Dancer, Jacki Eads, has the knowledge from her many years as a dancer, her physiotherapy studies and experience to share with us information and advicee about common dance injuries and how physiotherapy can help. In this installment of Common Dance Injuries, Jacki tells us about Heel or Arch of Foot Pain and…

Physiotherapist Jacki Eads Answers – What Can You do about experiencing Hip Issues during Dance or Pilates Classes

Hip dysfunction can occur slowly over time or happen suddenly during a class or performance. Issues with your hips are most noticeable if you experience pain, but dysfunction of the hip may also present as tightness, a change in turnout ability, a decrease in flexibility or strength, ‘snapping’ of the hip or an inability to balance…