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Lower limb injuries in children

THE IMMATURE ATHLETE At Mediphysio we work so closely with GPs and this allows us to see all kinds of conditions that come through the medical centres. Like a GP we often end up treating whole families, the mum, the dad and even their children as they go through their varying activity levels, growth spurts… Continue Reading


Ever had a headache? Ever felt neck pain radiating into your head? Had poor concentration, bad moods, pounding, dull, throbbing pain in your head, sensitive to light or sound, dizziness, nausea?  Do these symptoms sound familiar? Ever wondered about how to better manage headaches without the use of drugs? Let’s discuss headaches and how physiotherapy… Continue Reading

Shockwave Therapy

What is Shockwave Therapy? So not that long ago the team at Mediphysio attended the competency course in the theory and clinical application of: Shockwave Therapy in Tendinopathy Management. We had a great day trialling the machines on each other and being updated with the recent research into its clinical application. We also love any… Continue Reading

What is PNF stretching technique?

What is it?  How does it work?  How to do it? Precautions with PNF?  Featured video of technique by a physio. What is Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) in physiotherapy?  Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) is a more advanced form of flexibility training. PNF involves both stretching and contracting (activation) of the muscle group being targeted in… Continue Reading

Lateral Hip Pain Part 2

Lateral Hip Pain Part 2

PART 2 GLUTEAL TENDINOPATHY CALM  AND SUPPORT THE HIP As you read in our previous blog, diagnosis of Gluteal Tendinopathies (GT) can be quite complicated. It is quite common in physio to see patients who present with lateral (side) hip pain that have been unresponsive to treatment for their primary diagnosis, such as greater trochanteric… Continue Reading

Lateral Hip Pain Part 1

PART 1 GLUTEAL TENDINOPATHY THE ANGRY HIP  We often see patients referred to physiotherapy suffering from lateral (side) hip pain. There’s been a shift in evidence from supporting the belief of changes within the bursae and iliotibial band (ITB), to now the primary pathology being tendinopathy of the gluteus medius and/or minimus tendons.  Gluteal Tendinopathies…… Continue Reading

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