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Osteitis Pubis

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA: What is Osteitis Pubis? Osteitis Pubis is a medical term used to describe sports-related groin pain. Osteitis means ‘bone inflammation’, while pubis refers to the specific bone that is affected: the pubic bone. Osteitis pubis is usually an overuse injury that can sometimes be triggered by a specific event. It is characterized […]

Your Body after a Chest Infection

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA: A chest infection can leave you feeling terrible, and it’s not always just your chest and throat that are affected. There are many secondary symptoms that come with persistent coughs and sneezes, here are a few that your physiotherapist can help with. PELVIC FLOOR WEAKNESS Prolonged coughing can put additional pressure through your […]

Surprising Reasons To See Your Physio

 CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA: A visit to the physio is often at the front of your mind when you tear a muscle or wake up with a stiff neck, however, there are many other conditions that you might be surprised to hear physiotherapists can help with. Here are a few that you may not be aware […]

SLAP Tears -Labral Tears of the Shoulder

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA:  The shoulder joint is surrounded by a ring of flexible connective tissue, known as a labrum. This labrum increases the stability of the shoulder while allowing the joint to stay flexible. The biceps muscle has an attachment directly into the labrum and this is often a point where injuries occur. A tear […]

Focus on Shin Splints

 CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA  What are shin splints? Shin splints, are a painful condition of the lower leg, also known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, it is an overuse injury that causes pain along the inside of the tibia or shin bone. It is a common condition in runners, hikers and soldiers who march long distances. What are […]

Pregnancy and Physiotherapy

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA Pregnancy brings with it many changes including physical, physiological and hormonal. As your baby and body grow, there are shifts to your centre of gravity, weight and even your joints become more flexible. All of these changes can bring with them new aches and pains along with many questions about how to […]

What Is Physiotherapy?

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA Many people know the value that physiotherapy brings to their life and their physiotherapist has been with them through the highs and lows of injury and recovery throughout their life. However, for those who have never been to see a physiotherapist before, there can be a question mark over exactly what it is […]

Cycling Tips From Your Physio

 CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA There are many reasons to choose biking as a sport. Commuting to work can help you conveniently find time for exercise, save money on transport costs and is a great way to exercise if you suffer from shoulder pain, hip or knee arthritis. Unfortunately, biking injuries are common, but in many cases, preventable. […]

Relaxation Tips For Pain Management

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA: Can prolonged stress affect your pain and healing? There’s a strong suggestion that it can, particularly with chronic pain. If you suffer from ongoing pain you may even have noticed this relationship yourself. Many people know that their pain is worse when they are stressed but they don’t know why.  Stress activates your […]

Focus On High Ankle Sprains

CUMBERLAND PHYSIOTHERAPY PARRAMATTA: What are they? The ankle consists of three bones, the tibia, fibula and talus, all held together by thick fibrous ligaments. The bottom parts of the tibia and fibula join together and surround the talus in such a way that it is able to rock forwards and back while providing stability and […]