Peninsula Physiotherapy and Health

Strength | Mobility | Function | Performance

Osgood Schlatter’s Disease || We’ve Missed The Point Entirely

Grant Frost is our Senior Physiotherapist whose passionate about uncovering the reasons why we suffer the issues we do. He doesn’t believe in bad luck or apologetics – and for good reason. This one is close to his heart. Osgood…..

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Osgood Schlatter’s Disease || We’ve Missed The Point Entirely

admin | January 6, 2018

Grant Frost is our Senior Physiotherapist whose passionate about uncovering the reasons why we suffer the issues we do. He doesn’t believe in bad luck or apologetics – and for good reason. This one is close to his heart. Osgood…..

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New Research: Strength over Ergonomics in regards to reducing work-related neck pain

admin | December 20, 2017

Articles like this need to be careful. Suggesting that neck and shoulder strengthening can be useful in work-related neck is fair enough. Reinforcing an area against a sustained, daily load fits perfectly. But to suggest that our positions and postures may not…..

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Frozen Shoulder || A simple stretch to get it moving.

admin | December 12, 2017

For those who don’t know – Frozen Shoulders are frustrating and they’re usually hard to shake. Some can take years before fully resolving. A Frozen Shoulder, or ‘Adhesive Capsulitis’, refers to inflammation and stiffening of the capsule that surrounds the…..

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We don’t need to ice acute injuries anymore.

admin | December 9, 2017

For as long as sport has been on TV we have iced our acute injuries. We’ve done so with the best intentions of reducing pain, swelling and inflammation – all in the name of speeding up the healing process. This…..

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Shoulder Pain || Your Upper Back Is Likely An Issue

admin | November 29, 2017

We need to talk. If you have a sore shoulder, your UPPER BACK may be at fault. If you have shoulder pain – regardless of the diagnosis (tendonitis, impingement, rotator cuff injury, bursitis etc.) you will most likely have a…..

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Myth || Your noisy knees are a sign of Arthritis

admin | November 23, 2017

A very common feeling amongst patients with creaky knees is that it is a sign of Arthritis. It isn’t. Clinically, creaky knees are just a sign that your knee mechanics aren’t perfect. Think tight, restricted quads, glued down soft tissue…..

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Blue Light From Our Tech || A Path To Poor Sleep

admin | November 21, 2017

Did You Know? The blue light emitted from most electronic screens will effect your sleep quality? With our reliance on Smartphones, TVs, Desktops Laptops etc. at an all time high, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s important. Sleep. Or…..

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Recliners – The Junk Food of the Sitting World

admin | November 7, 2017

Heed this warning. Your recliner is most likely setting you on a path to neck and back shittiness. I’m sure it looks amazing and most likely feels comfortable but it may be coming at an eventual cost. Here’s why: Reclining…..

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Quick Bit | Think of your knee as a joint of consequence

admin | October 27, 2017

We’re often too literal when talking injuries and issues and with a sore knee we are inclined to look at it as just a knee. Instead, we need to think more broadly. The knee isn’t this hinge joint just floating…..

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Is Stomach Sleeping Truly Bad For Your Neck?

admin | October 14, 2017

This idea has been around forever. Lying on your stomach will force your neck into an end range position and eventually make it sore. It seems a no-brainer. But what if we’re blaming the wrong thing? What if the position itself…..

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