What you need to know about LCL tears

The most common way the LCL is damaged is through a force causing the knee to move inwards in relation to the upper leg, or a twisting of the knee.

Osgood Schlatters Disease

Osgood Schlatters Disease

Have children who play sports regularly and experience pain just below the knee? If they are in their early to mid-teens, they may have a growth pain that is called Osgood Schlatters Disease.

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder impingement causes sharp pain when elevating your arm to or above shoulder height which refers to the lateral (outside) arm

Lugging a heavy school bag could be a pain in the neck

As many of us prepare for our children’s return to school, it’s important to choose the right type of school bag to reduce the amount of stress placed on the spine. At Pilates of Mt Eliza, our Physiotherapists suggest the following to help minimize the risk of injury from backpacks: Key features when purchasing a backpack:  […]

Tradies National Health Month

Tradies National Health Month The Australian Physiotherapy Association has declared August to be Tradies National Health Month.  And our team at Pilates of MtEliza are getting involved to help spread the word. Tradies are at the core of Australia’s foundation, without them our country wouldn’t tick. Mt Eliza and surrounding suburbs have a large tradie […]

School Bag Checklist

A new school year often means a new backpack. It’s important to choose the right type of bag to reduce the amount of stress placed on the spine.