Category Archives: Clinic News

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Osteitis Pubis (Groin Pain)

As the footy season gets underway here at Ormond Physiotherapy we get ready for the influx of footy injuries that accompany it. Common AFL injuries include hamstring strains, shoulder injuries knee ligament and menisci injuries, groin strains, ankle sprains…. the list is endless. One injury that is becoming increasingly common in AFL and presenting to… Continue Reading»

Stretch

It’s Time to Stretch!

You would have been told once or twice that you need to stretch, but do you know why? We all need to stretch to protect our mobility and independence. Stretching keeps the muscles strong, healthy and flexible, which we all need to maintain a strong range of motion. If we don’t stretch enough, the muscles… Continue Reading»

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Remedial Massage at Ormond Physiotherapy

One question we get asked a lot is “What exactly is Remedial Massage?”. Remedial massage is a combination of soft and deep tissue release that is used for a range of different conditions and muscular issues. At Ormond Physiotherapy we believe that Remedial Massage can be very beneficial in the rehabilitation of an acute injury, as… Continue Reading»

Sleep

Pillow Talk

Do you sleep well? If you answered no, it could be your pillow! There are a myriad of factors which can lead to you getting a good nights sleep. A very important factor is a comfortable, well supportive contoured pillow. A contoured pillow will support your head and neck adequately, align your spine properly with… Continue Reading»

Mat Pilates

Mat Pilates at Ormond Physiotherapy

Everyone has heard of Pilates at one stage or another. However, many of us may not know that there are different forms – mat and reformer. Mat Pilates is performed on the floor on a mat, and can be done with minimal equipment. It is a strengthening and stretching form of exercise aimed at targeting the whole… Continue Reading»

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Summer Footwear at Ormond Physiotherapy

As the warmer weather approaches, so does the need to ditch our closed toes shoes for the more liberating thongs or sandals. However, for those who suffer from heel, foot, lower limb or even back pain, the thought of what to wear can be very troubling. There are a lot of great summer footwear options! But… Continue Reading»

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain at Ormond Physiotherapy

Shoulder pain is very common due to the unstable nature of the shoulder joint. Therefore, it is vital for all the muscles in and around the shoulder to be precisely coordinated in order to achieve a normal functioning shoulder. Additionally, due to its instability even the smallest injury to one of these muscles or supporting structures… Continue Reading»