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Spine Treatment Aevum Inservice

SPECIFIC TREATMENT OF PROBLEMS OF THE SPINE (STOPS) In-Service 10 Feb 2017 Elizabeth Evans BACKGROUND Low back disorders (LBD) are a prevalent and costly. Treatment is generally more effective than placebo or no treatment, but the effect sizes are commonly small and...

Diagnosis of Ankle & Knee Injuries

Choosing Wisely Australia® is an initiative that brings the community together to improve the quality of healthcare through considering tests, treatments, and procedures where evidence shows they provide no benefit or, in some cases, lead to harm. New imaging...

Fungal Nail Infections

There are various reasons why sometimes we tend to hide our feet from the outside world; let us hope a fungal infection of the toe nails is not one of them. It has been known that there are different explanations why we notice changes within the nail structure such as...

The Ageing Foot

Only a foot guru would be keen to write exclusively about the feet, and that is what we call our podiatrist servicing the Sutherland Shire. For all you podiatry needs in the Sutherland Shire, for sweet feet, contact our Podiatrist. As we all know the process of ageing...

Choosing Shoes to Care for Children’s Feet

Kids will be Kids, and that means they will kick the footy, run, jump, skip and do anything they can with their school shoes on. Activity can cause a disproportionate amount of wear and tear on a shoe if it is not correctly designed, fitted and built properly. The...

Why is Posture so Important

Aaron Babb Physiotherapist As a Physiotherapist I think bad posture is as worthwhile as a beer with Kim Jong-Il or as constructive as Phil Gould’s insights into a game of football. For the sake of this article I need to make a few generalisations, otherwise it will be...

Tear Me Another One

Aaron Babb Physiotherapist Now that we are heading into winter the most common injury we will see in the clinic by far are muscle tears, the most common age group affected are over 35. Out of those, the most common presentation will be from soccer players and, out of...

Sever’s Disease

Aaron Babb Physiotherapist This being that time of year when all parents sit around a table and someone say “Not long now”, everyone looks at each other with absolute exhaustion and yet sheer joy, acknowledging with the slightest facial expression what that comment is...