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…


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Womens Health Physiotherapy Adelaide: Guide for Your Best Pelvic Floor

There are many times during a woman’s life where it is especially important to work on strengthening the pelvic floor (also known as Kegel exercises). This includes: • During and after pregnancy • Menopause • “Pre-habilitation” before surgery for incontinence or prolapse • Rehabilitation after surgery for incontinence or prolapse It is important that you…


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Should I just take some pain killers and push through my back pain? Or is it causing damage? Advice from my Physio SA Adelaide

Back pain can be responsible for significant activity limitation in an individual. The Australian Government Institute of Health and Welfare, reports that 1 in 7 Australians (14%) had an incidence of low back pain in 2011-12 and it is estimated that up to 90% of Australians will experience an episode of low back pain at…


How your Posture Effects Shoulder and Mid Back Pain – Advice by Physiotherapist Anthony Sheridan

The idea that bad posture can cause various pains throughout the body is not a new one. This is also the case in relation to shoulder and mid back pain. We have been told our mothers, teachers and now at work to sit up and not slouch or slump. It is true that more desk-based occupations and more…


How does my Physio SA Adelaide use the DorsaVi ViMove System to Treat Low Back Pain?

Low back pain is different in all patients, its unique to everyone just like our fingerprints. Naturally, if we all have unique features – we require a tailored treatment plan to help treat our individual issues.   myPhysioSA Adelaide is lucky to have on site the unique system that is ViMove by DorsaVi. The ViMove system is a…


Physiotherapist David Wilson discusses How to Relax Tight and Sore Upper Back and Neck Muscles

How to relax tight and sore upper back and neck muscles. David Wilson, Partner Physiotherapist at myPhysioSA shows how to correct your posture so that your tight and sore upper back and neck muscles can relax. David explains how the upper back muscles get tight when we sit or stand for too long.  He then…


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Have you had an ACL Reconstruction? Get the best advice from my Physio SA Physiotherapist Joshua Stewart

Have you had your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed? It’s a fairly common injury for people who play sports that involve lots of twisting, turning and jumping like footy, rugby, netball and soccer. The standard procedure for repairing the structure is an operation that replaces your torn ligament with another tendon, normally from your hamstring.…


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Do You Feel Isolated or Embarrassed by Your Bladder Issues? by Adelaide my Physio SA Physiotherapist Jane

Bladder issues – often not the first choice for casual dinner conversation! Incontinence is often labelled the silent disease for this reason. It can be embarrassing to talk about and because no one is talking about it you can feel isolated and alone, trying to work out how to deal with this problem. Many people…


The best Aquatic Exercises to help with common sporting injuries: my Physio SA Adelaide

Aquatherapy or Hydrotherapy is a form of treatment and rehabilitation exercises that takes place in the water, supervised by a qualified Physiotherapist. It can be used in conjunction with, or in place of gym based exercise programs. It is a low-impact form of exercise that provides a gentle whole body workout as you move against…