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Back to School- Back pack or back pain?

By | January 21st, 2018|neck pain, physiotherapy|

The start of the school year is upon us again! Have you noticed how loaded your kids school back packs can get? It is important to prevent injuries in children! So here are Synergy Physio's five favourite tips to help your kids in getting back to school safely and prevent injury by making the right [...]

Tech Neck- Are You at Risk?

By | January 11th, 2018|ergonomics, neck pain, physiotherapy|

Are you suffering from neck pain or headaches when staring at a screen for too long? Are you experiencing neck, shoulder or arm pain when using a mouse? Then you might be experiencing tech neck- its a real, well.... pain in the neck. Did you know your workstation and computer setup are really important factors [...]

10 Essential Tips for Women- When self care gets confused with indulgence

By | December 9th, 2017|physiotherapy, womens health, yoga|

  Hands up if you’re a busy woman or mum, who gives a lot to your family, kids, workplace, partners and somehow the thought of giving to yourself always gets pushed lower down the ranks on the list of daily priorities? Maybe for tomorrow or possibly the next day? Hands up if you’ve ever had a [...]

Back Pain? Need an Escape?

By | November 25th, 2017|physiotherapy, womens health|

Retreat From Back Pain by Jess Morrin Are you tired of the cycle of chronic back pain? Do you feel like you have seen too many specialists, all with different opinions and you're now more confused than ever? Would you like a full day dedicated to your health and wellbeing with a team of dedicated [...]

Remedial Massage- Does it Hurt?

By | November 23rd, 2017|physiotherapy|

There are many different types of massage advertised.  Remedial, relaxation, deep tissue, Swedish, Thai, Kahuna, Myofascial....... it can all get very confusing and difficult to know what is best for you or your injury! Remedial Massage is often offered within a physiotherapy setting to assist with the recovery of injury- but should remedial massage be [...]

Is your running limited by tendon pain?

By | November 11th, 2017|hip pain relief, physiotherapy|

Tendinopathy in Runners- by Jess Morrin Having pain that impacts your running can be frustrating! Tendon pain can be especially difficult, as this type of pain can be very slow in its recovery. Often runners will run through their pain and wait for it to go away, which often will not happen- resulting in a cycle [...]

Are your bones healthy?

By | October 26th, 2017|physiotherapy, womens health|

Osteoporosis and Bone Health! The health of our bones is a topic of women’s health that can get left behind in the dust trail of other women’s health conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, incontinence and pelvic pain. Many women do not understand the importance of bone health and fail to even recognise factors that [...]

What can a real time ultrasound do and how can it help me?

By | October 15th, 2017|physiotherapy, womens health|

Real time ultrasound uses harmless sound waves to create an image on a screen for you to see of what’s going on inside under the skin. It is the same technology we use to image babies during pregnancy.  Physiotherapists have been using real time ultrasound for decades to help patients get more from their physiotherapy [...]

Is your yoga practice a pain in the butt?

By | October 7th, 2017|hip pain relief, physiotherapy, yoga|

Pain in the buttock after yoga? It could be hamstring tendinopathy! Hamstring tendinopathy is usually experienced as pain or tenderness on the sitting bone, most noticeable with sitting on hard surfaces, after walking or yoga practice. Hamstring tendinopathy is often not painful during yoga practice, but more commonly after practice! So what is hamstring tendinopathy and how [...]

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