Healthy hips are here to stay

By Megan Storey | March 25, 2019

Woman with hip pain

April is here, and with that comes Healthy Hips week (1-7 April), so we thought we’d write a blog about some of the common hip issues we regularly see in clinic, so you can ensure your hips stay healthy, and keep your body moving for longer.

Stress urinary incontinence – what causes it, how to treat it and how to prevent it

By Megan Storey | February 25, 2019

Running, sneezing, jumping, laughing – they should be normal activities, but for some women they bring embarrassment or anxiety. Bladder weakness, incontinence and urinary leaking are common problems, especially in women after giving birth or going through menopause. There are many causes of bladder weakness, but today, we’re focusing on one of the most common: Read more

Pelvic pain in pregnancy

By Megan Storey | January 30, 2019

pregnant woman holding hips

You’re growing a human – a tiny person that will change your life and body forever. Of course, we expect changes and some discomfort as our body adapts to our growing belly, but seriously – this pelvic pain is another level! But what is it?

Your 2019 self-care bucket list

By Megan Storey | January 4, 2019

woman enjoying cup of tea

“New Year, new you” is often the slogan thrown around at this time of year, but we’re changing that. We think you’re pretty awesome, so it’s not about a new you, it’s about taking the time and becoming a better version of you.

Women, headaches and stress

By Megan Storey | December 6, 2018

woman with headache

With stress often comes headaches, so we’ve listed the most common headaches women experience at this time of the year, and what you can do to help.

5 reasons why your shoulder is hurting

By Megan Storey | November 9, 2018

Woman experiencing shoulder pain

Our shoulders are pretty awesome, but they are indeed a complex little network of muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones. And an injury or imbalance can cause anything from a niggle to excruciating pain. Here’s a list of five common shoulder injuries to help you figure out why your shoulder is hurting. Frozen shoulder Do you Read more

Tennis Elbow

By Adelaide Women's Physio | October 22, 2018

What does Tennis Elbow mean? Tennis elbow is a painful condition affecting the outside part of the elbow. This area is called the lateral epicondyle and so the medical term for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is usually caused by overuse of the forearm. The outer elbow tissues become inflamed. This involves wrist Read more

Physiotherapy and Gardening Advice

By Adelaide Women's Physio | October 4, 2018

Spring is a special season for all gardeners.  Weeds are tugged at and cleared, soil is dug and nurtured, seedlings and seeds are planted.  It is so easy for many gardeners to take on too much, resulting in musculoskeletal strains and sprains. Sustaining an injury whilst gardening occurs easily. Physiotherapy is often needed to ease Read more

Mid-Back Stretch – Cat Stretch

By Healthweb | September 13, 2018

Woman with shoulder pain

Mid -Back – Cat Stretch Lower into a squat with the hands on the thighs, back arched Contract your abdominal muscles. (Try to pull your belly button gently toward your spine.) Slowly round your back, pushing it up toward the ceiling. Allow your head to drop forward and curl your pelvis under. Hold for 10 Read more

Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain and Back Pain

By Adelaide Women's Physio |

What does pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy mean? Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy can arise from the three main joints of the pelvis and the muscles, ligaments and nerves associated with these joints. There are two sacroiliac joints (SIJ) at the back of the pelvis. The SIJ exists between the sacrum and the side Read more

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