Trigger Point Therapy

What is trigger point therapy? Trigger point therapy is a type of neuromuscular therapy that’s specifically designed to speed up recovery from injury correct muscular imbalances and relieve pain Your physiotherapist will stretch the muscle and then apply pressure to areas of muscle tightness or ‘knots’ and you may feel radiating or localized pain when … Read more

Serial Casting

Serial casting refers to the development and wearing of a series of padded casts in order to increase range of movement and muscle length. It is mainly used as a treatment procedure for individuals who have neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy that cause muscle tightness and reduced range of movement … Read more

Contracture Management

Contractures refer to very advanced stages of soft tissue stiffness, which can affect all forms of soft tissues such as skin joint tendon ligament muscle fascia etc Contractures tend to be very stiff and hard, and these are what that we physiotherapists truly dislike, because it means very, very limited active range of movement strength … Read more

Pediatric Stretching Programs

Pediatric Stretching Programs Pediatric stretching programs are physiotherapy-designed programs to help children and kids to improve flexibility posture mal-alignment help recovery after disease or injuries. What are Stretching Programs? Stretching programs are an important part of many physiotherapy treatment packages. What happens is that usually after a period of injury or disease, an area of … Read more

Paediatric Strengthening Exercises

Paediatric Strengthening Exercises Physiotherapy Service Pediatric physiotherapy service is designed to meet the individual needs of your child. Muscle weakness in children can be caused through a number of disorders and strengthening exercises can be used to help overcome this. We have to understand and factor in the complex nature of the development process and … Read more

Bankart Lesion Physiotherapy

A bankart injury is medically called a glenoid labrum tear, and is a common shoulder injury. How it happens is when the shoulder dislocates forwards (anteriorly) and this specific damages the lower part of a special cartilage in the shoulder socket. It’s a very specific injury, and is more common in younger and active individuals … Read more

Babywearing – is It for Me?

Babywearing is a practice from a long, long time ago that has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years. It has regained popularity amongst parents due to the convenience of allowing caregivers to be hands-free (who doesn’t love this hoho!), allowing them to attend to other daily matters such as work cooking playing using … Read more

Babywearing Common Complaints

Baby-wearing is a fairly convenient and comfortable way to carry babies around, but when not done right, it can cause some complaints and issues Shoulder Pain & Neck Pain The large majority of caregivers tend to carry babies on their front using a soft structured carrier, or full buckled carrier. In this position, the carrier’s … Read more