Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

What is it? Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a rare and debilitating condition characterised by severe pain affecting one or more limbs. The exact cause isn’t fully understood but is believed to be an abnormal response of the nervous system in response to trauma. In more than 90 per cent of cases, CRPS is…

What makes a winning team?

In physiotherapy as in every discipline, creating a winning team is not merely about assembling skilled individuals; it involves weaving together a cohesive unit that fosters collaboration, empathy, and continuous improvement. A truly successful physiotherapy team is one that consistently delivers exceptional patient care, achieves remarkable outcomes, and embraces the values of professionalism, compassion, and…

Marathon Series with Tom Hamilton – The 10% Rule

Hey there, fellow runner!   So, you’re preparing for a marathon, huh? Good for you! But wait, before you start ramping up your mileage, let’s talk about the 10% running rule. Yes, yes, we’ve all heard it before – don’t increase your mileage by more than 10% per week. It’s been a staple guideline for runners…

Cricket and Physio

Backyard Cricket: Common Injuries (with tongue firmly in cheek)

As the temperature rises and we approach summer, it’s time to get ready for Australia’s favourite summer past time. Backyard Cricket!  Backyard Cricket makes an appearance at every summer BBQ and it’s wise to be up to date on the latest literature in dealing with backyard cricket injuries. Common injuries to avoid when playing backyard…