How to Use Kinesiology Tape – Physiotherapist Joshua Stewart Demonstrates

myPhysioSA Mount Barker Senior Physiotherapist , Josh Stewart, explains how to use kinesio tape to either unload or to help muscle function during sport. Kinesio tape is now widely used for supporting muscles and promoting better movement patterns, muscle activation and to give support. Josh discusses the general principles behind the use of kinesio tape,…

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Why is Pilates with a Physio the best way to participate in the Practice of Pilates? my Physio SA Adelaide

Why you should do Pilates with a Physio. Pilates isn’t all about toning and getting a six pack! They are just the other benefits you get. True Pilates, taught by Physio’s, also helps focus on your deep core muscles, especially your pelvic floor and deep abdominals.  These are the muscles that give your spine strength…

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Physiotherapist explains the use Shin Splints and what to do if you have Shin Pain

Shin Splints What you need to know about shin splints: Shin splints are a misused diagnosis to describe a lot of shin pain. Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) and compartment syndrome are common presentations for shin pain. Can appear due to sudden change to training load, footwear, change of running surface, etc.   Common signs…

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What Can You do to help an Ankle Sprain? my Physio SA Adelaide Can Help You

Ankle Sprains What you need to know about ankle sprains: Very common with sports like soccer, football, basketball, netball etc. Commonly happens with misjudging a step, change of direction and landing on another person’s foot. A minor sprain may take between 1-3 weeks to fully recover, while severe ankle sprains can take between 6-12 weeks…

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