Gluteal Tendinopathy – Exercise & Education? Corticosteroid injection? Wait and see? Which Option is Best – A research update reviewed by physio Michael Wilson

Gluteal tendinopathy, also known as hip bursitis or Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome (GTPS) is a very common clinical presentation. It has a prevalence of 10-15% and can affect 1 in 4 females over the age of 50. A lot of people will present with various types of symptoms around this area from a dull ache…

How Can a Women’s Health Physiotherapist Help with Breast Cancer Treatment? Advice from my Physio SA

Did you know one in eight Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the time they turn 85? Thanks to measures such as early detection and great improvements in treatment, Breast Cancer Survivorship is on the rise. Treatment choices include: Surgery Chemotherapy Radiation Hormonal/target therapies                …

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…