Category: Conditions we treat

  • Sciatica


    What is sciatica? Sciatica is nerve pain from an injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve, which originates in your buttock/gluteal area. The sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest (almost finger-width) nerve in the body. It’s actually made up of five nerve roots: two from the lower back region called the lumbar spine and […]

  • Sprain/strains


    A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint. Falling, twisting, or getting hit can all cause a sprain. Ankle and wrist sprains are common. Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising, and being unable to move your joint. You might feel a pop or tear when the injury happens. A strain is […]

  • Knee/ hip /ankle pain

    Knee/ hip /ankle pain

    Why does my knee hurt? Knee pain is very common and can have significant effects on quality of life. Both chronic and acute knee pain can hinder your ability to walk and perform everyday functions. Sitting, standing, climbing stairs, exercising, getting in and out of cars, and many other everyday activities can be affected due […]

  • Post OP fracture

    Post OP fracture

    Introduction Appropriate post-operative management following fracture and joint surgery is critical for success and can be as important in determining the outcome of the case as the surgery itself. In general, post-operative management should be directed at allowing early pain-free controlled mobilization of the limb in order to prevent “fracture disease” (i.e., joint stiffness, osteoporosis, […]

  • Shoulder/elbow/wrist pain

    Shoulder/elbow/wrist pain

    SHOULDER, ELBOW AND WRIST PAIN Did you know? Your shoulder is prone to injury because it’s one of the most mobile joints in your body. Conditions like tennis elbow and golfer’s wrist make it painfully clear that repetitive movements can cause problems over time. Long hours typing can cause an injury in your elbow or […]

  • Cancer rehabilitation

    Cancer rehabilitation

    What is Cancer Rehabilitation? Cancer and its treatment often cause physical, psychological, and cognitive problems. These problems can make it harder to do daily activities or return to work. They may also have a lasting effect on your health. Cancer rehabilitation can help with these problems, which can happen during and after cancer treatment. The […]

  • Pre/post natal physiotherapy

    Pre/post natal physiotherapy

    Pregnancy is an amazing and life changing experience, however it can take a toll on your body as it transforms to accommodate your growing baby. During pregnancy, your body undergoes dramatic change in a fairly short period of time. As the baby grows inside you, your hormones, posture and balance change. With time, as the […]

  • Post covid rehabilitation

    Post covid rehabilitation

    Physiotherapy and the Post-Acute COVID-19 Rehabilitation Phase Physiotherapists are instrumental in the rehabilitation of patients as they transition from the acute phase to the post-acute phase. The consequences of COVID-19 will be specific in each individual and their rehabilitation needs will be specific to these consequences such as: Long term ventilation Immobilisation Deconditioning Related impairments […]

  • Spondylitis


    How is ankylosing spondylitis (AS) managed or treated? Ankylosing spondylitis is a lifelong condition. While there’s no cure, treatments can prevent long-term complications, reduce joint damage and ease pain. Treatments include: Exercise: Regular physical activity can slow or stop disease progression. Many people experience worse pain when they’re inactive. Movement seems to lessen pain. Your healthcare […]

  • Sports injury

    Sports injury

    Musculoskeletal injuries can have immediate and significant detrimental effects on function. When an individual experiences or is likely to experience limitations in everyday functioning due to ageing or a health condition, including chronic diseases or disorders, injuries or traumas, a set of interventions is needed. “Rehabilitation enables individuals of all ages to maintain or return […]