Treatment For Hip Bursitis: Do We Miss its True Cause?

Treatment For Hip Bursitis: Do We Miss its True Cause?

The best treatment for hip bursitis involves specifically treating the hip… or so I used to think. As a Physical Therapist (Physiotherapist) passionate about trying to understand the root cause of common musculoskeletal issues, I naturally used to follow common protocols when treating hip bursitis.…

Why the Cause of Tight Chest Muscles is a Stiff Upper Back

Why the Cause of Tight Chest Muscles is a Stiff Upper Back

On the surface, treatment for tight chest muscles is well-defined. All you need is a consistent stretching regime to loosen those tight chest muscles up over time. It a no-brainer, right? But, what if I was to suggest that there’s more to tight chest muscles…

101 Clinically Proven Physical Therapy Tips to Conquer Pain, Reclaim Normal Function and Enhance the Quality of Your Life in 2020

101 Clinically Proven Physical Therapy Tips to Conquer Pain, Reclaim Normal Function and Enhance the Quality of Your Life in 2020

As an experienced Physical Therapist, I’ve come to understand many things about the body, its mechanics, injury and the recovery process. Some things I’ve learned from gifted people, and others I’ve worked hard to figure out for myself. The bottom line, however, is that each…

Why I’m At Odds With Evidence-Based Practice

Why I’m At Odds With Evidence-Based Practice

Over the last few years, I’ve been questioning what the term ‘evidence-based practice’ means to me personally and professionally as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). I understand what it is and why it’s important, but I can’t help but feel we’re collectively losing a little perspective.…

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

The Marc Pro: 14 Unique Benefits to Revolutionize Your Rehab & Recovery

How familiar are you with the Marc Pro device? If the answer is “not very” and you value fitness and performance then you’re hopefully in for a treat. The Marc Pro is a tool you need to at least be familiar with going forward for…

Are Your Headaches Neck-Related? How to Self-Diagnose and Treat at Home

Are Your Headaches Neck-Related? How to Self-Diagnose and Treat at Home

Do you suffer from headaches? More importantly, do you feel like they’re under control? If like many, you experience regular headaches you’ll know how debilitating they can be. Particularly when they create such a handbrake on your capacity to think, be social and happy. So…

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Why You Shouldn’t Ice an Injury (or RICE)

Hands up if you try to do the right thing and ice an injury? Even if you don’t, it’s widely known you probably should. After all, decades of Sport’s Medicine have consistently told us this. Icing an injury has been so popular for so long…

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking Its Toll (And How to Fight Back)

The modern world looks a little different to the one we inherited 20-30 years ago. And the demands on the human body have shifted. The rise of technology and a sedentary lifestyle presents a unique set of musculoskeletal challenges for us to overcome. A battle…

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Why Mobilizing Your Ankles May Save Your Knees (ft. AFL Star Nic Naitanui)

Many know how devastating an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury can be. There’s a long, mentally challenging rehab process and a very real chance you may re-injure yourself again. But as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) working alongside those recovering from ACL injuries every day, I’ve…

What is Fibromyalgia: A Fresh Perspective on a Very Real Condition

What is Fibromyalgia: A Fresh Perspective on a Very Real Condition

Before we discuss Fibromyalgia, I want to start things off with a quick disclaimer. The information in this article draws from my clinical experience as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). It’s what I’ve come to understand actively trying to solve the Fibromyalgia puzzle for my patients.…