Chronic Back pain and Chiropractic   How can TPM Chiropractic care Townsville assist with Chronic Back Pain? “An estimated 3.7 million Australians are suffering from chronic back problems, making it a major public health concern. Chronic back pain is a long-term, persistent condition and can cause physical and psychological distress. As part of Spinal Health […]

Posted on: May 25th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

Corticosteroid (cortisone) injection of joints and soft tissue facts Corticosteroids are powerful anti-inflammatory medications. Cortisone injections can offer fast-acting relief of inflamed muscles, joints, tendons, and bursa. Complications are rare but may include infection and bleeding. When administered by an expert, cortisone injections offer significant pain relief from inflammation with only minimal discomfort. What are […]

Posted on: May 21st, 2017 by The Physio Movement

Approximately 70- 90% of the Australian population will suffer with lower back pain at least once during their lifetime. So where does lower back pain come from?  Herniated discs – when the disc becomes week and rips or tears open, material can leak out. If this material puts pressure on a nerve or the spinal […]

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

If you play or attend sporting competitions, running events or watch elite level sports, there is a high chance you have seen people with tape on them like this: This type of tape is known as kinesiology taping (K-Taping). Kinesiology tape has a comprehensive array of therapeutic benefits. Because kinesiology taping can usually be left […]

Posted on: May 19th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

Correct scapula positioning in relation to arm movement is essential in force generation and transfer with minimal joint loading. An imbalance in this can lead to greater shoulder and elbow loading and lead to lowered rotator cuff strength through muscle inhibition. This in turn can lead to impingement issues, instability and labral injuries. Most scapula […]

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

There are approximately 300 different known causes of headaches. Cervical headache or cervicogenic headache are terms used to describe headache caused by abnormalities of the joints, muscle, connective tissues and neural structures of the cervical region. Of all chronic headaches, cervicogenic headache is one of the more common types of headache. The incidence of it […]

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

Groin and Hip pain is an extremely common presentation in sports and exercise medicine, particularly in footballers, yet it is poorly understood. The anatomy of the region is complex; the load on this region is extremely high in sports that involve rapid change of direction and kicking, and the hip joint itself is not a […]

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by The Physio Movement
Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

Shin splints (also known as medial tibial stress syndrome) are a common complaint, especially among participants of running sports. The term ‘shin splints’ is colloquially used to describe shin pain along the inside or front edges of the shin. Shin splints occur by overstraining of your muscles where they attach to your shin. The symptoms of […]

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by The Physio Movement

  This coming week at TPM we are working towards making a contribution to the better health of our great community, through generating Chiropractic awareness during Spinal Week 2017. With the alarming statistics of lower back pain within Australia, TPM is offering FREE Postural and Spine screenings throughout the week of 22nd-27th May. Did you know- “with around 70-90% […]

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