Physio’s treat Jaw Pain

Do you suffer from: Localised jaw pain or tenderness Clicking, popping or grating sensations of the jaw Headaches Teeth grinding Tinitus/blocked ear Pain with chewing Inability to fully open the mouth Locking of the jaw Blocked sinus, tooth pain, neck stiffness, face numbness, twitching eyes/cheek? These are all common symptoms of TMJ dysfunction. The temporomandibular joint…

Sleep and the road to recovery

How getting Zzzz’s may help you feel less pain What does sleep have to do with Physiotherapy?…. Lots!  We believe it is so important, we have talked about it before. The link between sleep and feeling better has been known for a long time. Got a busy day tomorrow?  Well “you better get a good…

Physiotherapy Penrith Dry Needling

Dry Needling – What is it?

Dry needling.  Acupuncture.  Is there any difference? You will know that both involve the insertion of very fine needles.  Both dry needling and acupuncture use the same or very similar needles, however they vary in the theory, and the technique and location for the insertion of needles. What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a truly ancient…

Dizzt vertigo Physiotherapy

Vertigo – what can you do?

Vertigo describes a false sensation of movement or spinning. It is often referred to as ‘dizziness’, which is a less specific term that can refer to anything from feeling light-headed or unsteady to a spinning sensation. Common Symptoms Common symptoms of vertigo include: dizziness a sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving.…

Soft Tissue Injury Physiotherapy

Acute Swelling

Acute swelling from soft tissue injuries are very common especially in winter sports like soccer, netball and football, or summer sports like walking down the stairs in the dark. A soft tissue injury includes an injury to any of the connecting tissue that surrounds bones (muscles, ligaments or tendons). The most common are ligament sprains, muscle…

Sleep Pain Physiotherapy

Is pain impacting on your sleep?

We all know that we need sleep. Without adequate sleep we feel terrible and unable to take on the world. According to several studies, sleep plays an essential role in: metabolism, immune function, memory and learning. Without sleep, your physical health and emotional wellbeing suffers. The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines…