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CRICKET SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Date posted: 26-04-2013

13-15 YEAR OLD FAST BOWLERS Physiotherapy Links is offering the opportunity for 4 fast bowlers aged between 13 and 15 to participate in a 12 week program, designed to reduce the risk of injury and improve bowling performance in young fast bowlers. This program will implement latest evidence based treatment modalities and exercise prescription to  More


Falls Prevention – “April No Falls”

Date posted: 20-04-2013

DID YOU KNOW »» Falls are the leading cause of injury related hospitalisation in persons aged 65 or over in Australia. »» Research shows that home based exercise programs that contain strength and balance exercises are the most important intervention to effectively decrease falls. »» Walking exercise alone does not reduce falls risk. FACTS »»  More


Preventing Lawn Bowls Injuries

Date posted: 13-04-2013

Facts on lawn bowls injuries Lawn bowls is a popular form of physical and social activity in Australia. There are currently in excess of 250,000 registered lawn bowls members in Australia. However, the increase in popularity of social bowls has seen the number of participants increase to over 500,000 nationwide. The majority of players are male aged over 55 years of age. Lawn  More


Safe Manual Handling

Date posted: 06-04-2013

Lifting and moving objects is a common cause of pain and injury to the body! The lower back is most often put at risk, but the neck and shoulders can also be injured. You can protect yourself against injury, both at home and work, by trying to eliminate the need for lifting and bending. Principles  More


Acute Lower Back Pain

Date posted: 09-03-2013

Acute low back pain refers to pain in the lower back which has lasted for less than 12 weeks. The lower back is the region of the body where the lumbar spine is located. The lumbar spine is the bottom section of the spine and consists of five bones (vertebrae). Between these vertebrae are structures  More


Preventing Running Injuries

Date posted: 22-02-2013

Facts on running injuries: Running has one of the largest participation rates. Statistics from the Australian Sports Commission’s 2006 survey showed an estimated 1,224,100 Australians aged 15 years and older participated in running in the 12 months prior to being surveyed. Running is a popular fitness activity because of its health benefits, affordability and convenience.  More


Do you suffer from a knee Injury?

Date posted: 09-02-2013

Whether you play sport socially or professionally, a knee injury can put you out of action. Physiotherapists provide expert advice and treatment to speed up recovery and get you active again following knee injury or surgery. There a two types of knee injuries: Acute and Overuse. Acute injuries may involve injury to the cartilage or  More


Physiotherapy Links – 2012 Patient Survey Results

Date posted: 02-02-2013

We appreciate your time in completing the 2012 patient survey! Congratulations to Lorraine Wallace you have won a $100 Myer Voucher. Physiotherapy Links collects feedback from patients on an annual basis as a means of continuous business improvement. Our patient feedback provides invaluable information for improving our overall practice services. Overall we had amazing results  More


Fitness for Seniors

Date posted: 24-01-2013

Medical evidence shows that if you keep physically fit by exercising regularly, you increase your chances of living a healthier life – feeling well, looking well, and maintaining your lifestyle. Physiotherapists encourage people to keep active with sensible exercises suited to their age and physical condition. So why exercise? Strength & mobility:  Exercise helps to  More


Physiotherapy Links

Date posted: 19-01-2013

Your link to: Easy parking Clinical Pilates Saturday appointments 8:30 – 1pm Thursday appointments until 8pm Comprehensive examination Detailed explanation of diagnosis Latest evidence based treatment Thorough unrushed treatments Achieving your results faster Bulk Billed EPC Programs HCF preferred Physiotherapy practice – Free Initial Consult Physiotherapy Services Jacobs Well, Oxenford, Coomera, Upper Coomera, Paradise Point,  More


Shoulder Disorders

Date posted: 19-01-2013

  Shoulder disorders are commonly seen by physiotherapists. The shoulder complex is a complicated area. It consists of the: • glenohumeral joint • acromio-clavicular joint • sterno-clavicular joint • scapulothoracic articulation. There is minimal bony support which enables a large range of movement to occur through the upper limb. This leads to problems as in  More


TENS – What is it & how does it work?

Date posted: 12-01-2013

TENS – transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation TENS stands for transcutaneous (through the skin) electrical nerve stimulation and is a treatment that uses low voltage electrical currents to relieve pain. The gentle electrical current is passed through electrodes which are taped to the skin near the site of the pain. The current comes from a small  More


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