Women’s Health Physiotherapy: Safe & Effective Exercise During Pregnancy – The Do’s and Don’ts!

Keeping fit and active during your pregnancy is important! Exercise helps you stay fit and comfortable, reduce back pain, maintain muscle strength, manages swelling and constipation, reduces bladder leakage and helps with sleep. Completing the right level exercise is key to achieving these benefits and can help you feel more confident in managing the changes…

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my Physio SA Pilates Helps Improve Coordination

myPhysioSA Pilates Physio, Ellen, explains how Pilates helps improve coordination. Coordination is a must for sports performance, and doing your fitness activities with less chance of injury. Coordination is our 4th Foundation in our Pilates program that we run in our two Adelaide Physiotherapy clinics, in North Adelaide and Mount Barker. Pilates is great for…

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twisted knee pain physio myPhysioSA Mt Barker Adelaide Physio Physiotherapist

Question: I twisted my Knee and now it is swollen. What should I do? Can Physiotherapy Help?

Hi, Twisting your knee with any force can put pressure on the outer ligaments of your knee, and it can also potentially cause a meniscal (cartilage) problem. These issues, among others(previous injuries/wear and tear etc), can cause your knee to swell. If this has just happened, then follow the RICE regime, rest as needed (if…

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Overuse Tendon Injuries in Sport (Tendonopathy) my Physio SA Adelaide

What you need to know about tendon injuries Current thinking has replaced the term tendonitis (“inflammation”) with a spectrum of tendonopathy (“cellular degradation”). The pain often occurs due to compression of internal and external tendon structures, leading to cellular damage and even death, not local inflammation. We also now understand that tendon tissue requires loading…

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What causes Headaches? Physiotherapist David Wilson explains how Physiotherapy can Treat Headaches

Headaches are a common condition that we deal with at myPhysioSA. There are many different causes of headaches which can broadly be broken up into 2 types, “musculo-skeletal” and “medical”. Tthe ‘musculo-skeletal’ type,  we regularly see patients with and the more ‘medical’ type usually require an assessment and intervention from your doctor. Physiotherapists are skilled at identifying when a visit…

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Knee Taping for support of Collateral Ligaments (medial and lateral) by my Physio SA Adelaide

How to tape a knee for sport Watch Rohan, our Partenr Physiotherapist and  a current Adelaide Crows Football Club Sports Physiotherapist, tape a knee for stability and support of the main knee ligaments, in particular the medial and lateral collateral ligaments. Learn tips and advice from Rohan as he clearly demonstrates the best taping technique…

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Pilates at my Physio SA Adelaide

Why is Pilates run by a physio better than those classes run by a non-physio instructor? To become a Pilates instructor, most courses only require a basic level of anatomy, followed by a basic understanding of Pilates positioning. But there is a lot more to Pilates than simply learning choreography, positions and movements. Previously named…

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