Taylor is a paediatric and musculoskeletal physiotherapist working out of the Penrith practice. Taylor uses a patient centered approach to help her clients achieve their sporting and health goals.

Calf Strain – the What and the Why

A calf strain or tear (sometimes known as “tennis leg”) is a strain to the gastrocnemius muscle in the back of the calf. Injuries to this muscle can happen if the muscle is unable to take the load especially if it is stretched at the time. This can cause injuries from small tears to a…

knee dislocation

Patellofemoral Dislocations

A patellofemoral dislocation is a common injury where your kneecap dislocates from the knee joint. In lay terms, your knee cap is no longer where it is supposed to be… Patellofemoral dislocation occurs more commonly as a sports injury, but 40% of the time, in non sports scenarios. In post instances, the kneecap predominantly dislocates…

Acute wry neck

Wry Neck

Have you ever woken up with your neck stuck and unable to turn or move ? You may have a case of wry neck! What is a wry neck? An acute wry neck is the sudden onset of severe neck pain, it is accompanied by spasm of the neck muscles, causing the neck to laterally…

Breastfeeding Baby

Breastfeeding and Mid Back Pain

Bringing home a new baby has its challenges with plenty of new skills that you slowly learnwhen caring for your new baby. During this time, it is normal for your beautiful new baby to be the sole focus of attention and often there is little thought about the effects these new tasks are having on…