Rehab

6 Reasons “Exercising” for Chronic Pain is non-negotiable

Did you know that in Australia, 1 in 5 people have persistent pain? Chronic Pain, preferably referred to as Persistent Pain, is the experience of pain for longer than 3 months. The experience and the management is complex. Complex because sometimes the cause isn’t uniquely obvious, for example, Fibromyalgia. Usually, whatever the proposed cause, there …

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What can we do about “Bone-on-Bone”?

Semantics “Bone-on-Bone” generally refers to the condition of Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a “disease” of the joints which results in narrowing of the joint space through articular cartilage degeneration and consequent parts of the bone thickening. For a recap, articular cartilage is the connective tissue at the end of bones which decreases friction between the bones …

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🤔 Can you guess some of the surprising conditions we see?

Everyone knows that you send a claimant with a musculoskeletal injury to an Exercise Physiologist when they’re ready for a focused work and life conditioning program. So as you can imagine a large proportion of our work is with musculoskeletal injuries: rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, whiplash, carpel tunnel, lower back strains, disc bulges, ACL …

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