Dave spoke with Dr Mark Merolli in April 2021 – He is a Physio and an expert in research in digital health. They discuss Telehealth and technology in physio and healthcare. Mark covers: What is Telehealth? Is it here to stay? Is it effective? How does a physio assess and treat via Telehealth? Other evolving […]
Dave spoke with Mark Scholes in Feb ’21. He is an APA titled Sports Physiotherapist and PhD Candidate researching hip and groin pain in kicking athletes. Click on the image below to see and hear the discussion.
Dave spoke with Ellie Pashley in Dec 2020 – An elite distance runner. They discuss her training schedule, the nuts and bolts of building a running plan and the importance of strength training. Click on the image below to see and hear the discussion.
Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) accounts for 70% of all shoulder problems and is characterised by pain and weakness with shoulder movement, particularly lifting the arm over head or behind the back. The underlying tissue changes may involve the tendons (e.g. tears) or the bursa (e.g. thickening or fluid). Although there is no perfect […]
Sever’s disease is a common source of heel pain in growing children, adolescents, and teenagers. What is Sever’s? Sever’s is a condition (or, injury) that occurs where the Achilles tendon (end of the calf muscle) attaches to the back of the heel bone. In the growing body, the tendon starts to pull at the back […]
This year has been one that we will never forget. COVID-19 has and will potentially change the way we do things as a society across many industries for years to come. For us in allied health the implementation of Telehealth in all streams of our sector has been a daunting experience but one that provides […]
Common causes of hip pain include muscle or tendon injuries, bursitis and arthritis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is commonly used in the assessment of hip pain. It provides a high-resolution image of bone ligaments, tendons, muscles and other soft tissue structures. However, MRI findings are not always the cause of hip pain. A recent […]
What is the Rotator Cuff related pain? It is characterized by pain involving various activities like lifting the arm, carrying heavy load, wearing a seat belt etc. Commonly people also feel pain when sleeping and with shoulder activities that involve reaching behind their back. What structures are affected? It is referred to as rotator cuff […]
In the middle of March, we expanded our telehealth services, to allow us to help keep staff and the community as safe as possible. During this time, it has been great to see private health funding this service, and many in the community embracing and benefiting from it. It has been great to see how […]
COVID-19 has created many challenges for us all. The need for us to all support social distancing has meant life has changed, and physiotherapy practice is no different. While we have stopped seeing patients at Complete Sports Care in the clinic, this is not all bad. We are continuing to offer a great Telehealth (e.g. […]
Key Facts about Osgood-Schlatters A childhood repetitive-use injury that causes a pain below the kneecap Affects 1 in 10 adolescents between the age group of 9-15 years Pain commonly occurs during running , jumping sports like basketball ,soccer , gymnastics and athletics The condition has traditionally been to resolve within 12-18 months with rest being […]
We have offered telehealth (video and phone consultations) for a number of years now, and have been pushing for private health insurance to fund this service. Even as recently as mid-March, when I was pushing them on funding telehealth as part of their social responsibility, there was reluctance. But things have changed rapidly….. We are […]