Posts tagged: "sports physio"

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Musculoskeletal and idiopathic or ‘growing pains’ are common complaints! The challenge is distinguishing between these two conditions. Australian Physiotherapy Association reports that growing pains affect as much as 30% of children, this pain is typically seen between the ages of 3-12, however can occur until full maturation which in girls is generally around 17 and … Read more

One month till… World Physiotherapy Day!

One month till… World Physiotherapy Day!

You’re never too young or too old to stay active! World Physical Therapy Day falls on 8th September every year, and is an opportunity for physiotherapists from all over the world to raise awareness about the crucial contribution their profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.  We look forward to celebrating with you in one month!

Do glucosamine and chondroitin really help arthritis pain?

Do glucosamine and chondroitin really help arthritis pain?

Some people swear that dietary supplements called glucosamine and chondroitin ease arthritis pain, reduce stiffness, and protect joints from further damage. Others say they don’t help.   So what do we know?  A major study of glucosamine and chondroitin published in The New England Journal of Medicine concluded that how much relief a person gets depends on how … Read more