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Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Posted in Physiotherapy on Feb 22, 2018.

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis One of the primary roles of the spine is to protect the spinal cord. This means that the spine needs to be strong while maintaining the flexibility required for a movable trunk. While the spine is very sturdy, spinal injuries do occur. Health professionals often use terms to describe and classify injuries of the body, two of these terms that you may have heard are Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis. What are they? Spondylolysis...

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Shin Splints

Posted in Physiotherapy on Feb 22, 2018.

What are Shin Splints? Medically known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, shin splints is a term used to refer to pain along the inside of the tibia or shin bone. The exact pathology that causes the pain of shin splints is unclear and imaging such as ultrasound produces similar results when compared to persons who don’t have shin splints. The pain of shin splints is usually felt over the area where two particular...

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Holiday Travel Tips by Physiotherapist Rosie Chamberlin

Posted in Physiotherapy on Oct 20, 2016.

Holiday travel tips Don't let flying, or driving, give you a kink in the neck.   Flights are often crowded, cramped and uncomfortable at the best of times, but even more-so at this time of year. So here’s a few ideas to help ease back and neck pain while getting to your travel destination. Things you could bring (you might want to double check with your airline): Lumbar support roll: to...

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Victoria Sports Physiotherapist Ruan le Roux has joined our team

Posted in NewsPhysiotherapy on Aug 10, 2016.

Shelbourne Physiotherapy is very pleased to announce that Physiotherapist Ruan le Roux is joining our team. Ruan was born in South Africa, speaks Afrikaans and brings of wealth of experience treating athletes of all levels. His area of expertise lies in Orthopaedic Manual Therapy, Dry Needling & Sports Rehabilitation, Vestibular Therapy, Acupuncture and Sports Related Injuries. Ruan is practicing at our Cook Street Shelbourne Physiotherapy Clinic located at 30...

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