Focus on: Groin Pain

  Groin pain is one of the most frequently reported injuries in sportsmen and women making up 10-20% of reported sports injuries per year.  Groin pain is most often associated with sports that involve kicking and quick changes in direction such as football and soccer but can occur in any sport or physical activity where…

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Focus On: Acute low back pain

Low back pain is a very common problem.  Studies estimate that 80-90% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and at any point in time about 25% of all adults in Australia will have back pain. (I should point out at this point that “low back pain” is a massive…

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The Stretching Debate: What does the evidence say?

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  There’s been a bit of a backlash against stretching within the fitness industry over the last few years – some even going as far as to say that stretching is bad for you and you shouldn’t do it.  A lot of this opinion is loosely based on recent research regarding stretching prior to exercise and injury prevention, but is…

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Focus on: Cervicogenic Headache

  Cervicogenic headache refers to pain felt in the head that is referred from the neck.  This is because nerves that supply the neck (or originate from the neck) also supply sensation the the head, jaw and face.  The headache is usually unilateral (only on one side of the head), but in clinical practice we…

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How to: Book appointments online

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Did you know you are able to book appointments online directly from our website. Just follow these simple steps below:   1. Click on the “Book Online Now” button at the top right of the website:   2. The booking window will open:   3. Click on the “choose your practitioner” button to select your…

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Christmas Opening Hours

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Except for the public holidays it will business as usual at South Perth Physiotherapy: Monday 22/12         8am – 7pm Tuesday 23/12         8am – 7pm Wednesday 24/12   8am – 7pm Thursday 25/12       Closed Friday 26/12             Closed Saturday 27/12…

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What is Prehabilitation?

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Prehabilitation refers to the physical preparation of the body in order to reduce the chance or severity of injury. It can be applied to people who are anticipating upcoming surgery or are participating in demanding physical activity. Here at South Perth Physiotherapy, we assess posture, joint alignment, flexibility, muscle control, biomechanics, core stability and movement…

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