Peninsula Physiotherapy and Health

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MYTH: Your Back Is “OUT”

admin | September 25, 2017

  Make no mistake here, it’s NOT. Let’s discuss why: Firstly, the spine is reinforced and supported by a series of thick, strong ligaments, connective tissues and bony connections. Each level is separated by a robust yet flexible disc. It’s…..

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Hip Bursitis || Treat The Hip, But Not Just The Hip

admin | September 21, 2017

We’ve had a large number of sore hips come into the clinic recently. A sore hip can be a lot of things but a “Bursitis” at the side of the hip seems to be quite fashionable at the moment. Traditionally…..

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Why Orthotics Need To Go… (Eventually)

admin | September 20, 2017

Orthotics have been a staple treatment for a while now – mainly because they work. By placing something in your shoe to support a poor arch we can usually see a resolution in pain and discomfort, and in most cases…..

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Can depression be treated by lowering inflammation?

admin | September 13, 2017

A recent article was published in the Telegraph referencing something that has the potential to be VERY important for sufferers of depression and anxiety. It notes how depression may have links to an overactive Sympathetic Nervous System and its ensuing…..

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MYTH: Growing pains are a thing

admin | September 2, 2017

‘Growing pains’ are a label given to a lot of the discomfort kids experience as they grow up. In reality they don’t exist. Well… they do, obviously. But they don’t. Traditionally we look at a sore back, we look at…..

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