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Osteoarthritis – How best to manage the condition?

Date posted: 12-01-2013

One of the most common forms of arthritis is Osteoarthritis. It is one of 150 different forms of arthritis! It damages your joints through wear and tear and can be painful and depressing. There is no cure, but there are ways of managing the condition and making life easier for sufferers. Physiotherapy is an important  More


Do you suffer from back pain?

Date posted: 03-01-2013

If your back hurts, don’t ignore the pain. Physiotherapy Links have the training to correctly assess the problem and provide safe, effective treatment. For rapid recovery, see your physiotherapist early. Your back is a complex system of interlocking components:      Vertebrae are the bones that make up the spinal column      Discs separate  More


Free Initial Consult HCF Members – Now Available

Date posted: 22-12-2012

Reduce the strain on your wallet! Physiotherapy Links is now a member of the “More for Muscles” HCF program. Got a niggling ache or strain that needs to be looked at by Physiotherapy Links? Does the cost of an initial consultation put you off? It won’t any more. More for muscles gives HCF members with Extras cover  More


Is your headache really a neck ache?

Date posted: 22-12-2012

Headaches are often caused by disorders of the neck or physical and emotional tension. Physiotherapists can successfully treat headaches originating from the neck or soft tissue. Physiotherapists are experts in posture and human movement. They will be able to determine if your neck is causing or contributing to the headaches. It’s that time of year where excess  More


Sports Injuries

Date posted: 06-12-2012

Sport is a vital part of the Australian lifestyle – it promotes good health, stress relief and is fun. Sometimes injuries may occur through sport, but fortunately most injuries can be effectively treated, managed and even prevented by your Physiotherapist. Physiotherapists are highly qualified and trained in the assessment and treatment of sports injuries. As they have comprehensive knowledge  More


Foam Rollers

Date posted: 24-11-2012

  Physiotherapy Links has Foam Rollers in stock both small & large. Foam rollers are inexpensive and can be very effective tools in reducing pain due to muscle imbalances and tightens as well as in improving flexibility and core strength. Simply rolling over the tender areas in your muscles for a few minutes a day  More


Clinical Pilates

Date posted: 23-11-2012

Initial Clinical Pilates Assessment 1HR  $90 during the month of November, subsequent consultations are 45min for $60. Pilates Classes every Wednesday at Physiotherapy Links Homeworld Helensvale – $15pp – Mat Pilates 5:4pm5 – 6:30pm – Pilates Fit Circuit 6:45pm – 7:30pm There are numerous benefits to be gained from performing Clinical Pilates exercises. Some of  More


Childhood musculoskeletal growth pain – November Physio 4 You

Date posted: 09-11-2012

  Childhood musculoskeletal growth pain: Physiotherapy can help!   Growing pains are common among children. As many as one in five children experience some degree of this real, but quite harmless muscular pain during early years. It is important to distinguish musculoskeletal pain in children from classic idiopathic ‘growing pains’. Children and adolescents often complain of pain and it can be confusing  More


BakBalls – What are they?

Date posted: 01-11-2012

BakBalls can relieve back pain & stiffness! BakBalls are designed to improve posture by reversing joint stiffness and knots caused by slouched postures. What can BakBalls be used for? BakBalls is specifically designed to treat your back pain and stiffness. You can use BakBalls from the lower back all the way to the top of your spine between your  More


Diabetes and Exercise Facts

Date posted: 20-10-2012

» What is diabetes? Diabetes mellitus (commonly referred to as “diabetes”) is a chronic medical condition where there is excessive glucose in the bloodstream due to the bodies inability to adequately produce or properly use insulin. » Incidence of diabetes in Australia Approximately one million people in Australia are reported to have diabetes. In Australia,  More


PosturePals – What are they?

Date posted: 13-10-2012

PosturePals can be applied to people who suffer back pain, neck pain or headaches following prolonged or repeated positions such as gardening, bending, driving, sitting at a desk or after lying down. If you are unsure, please speak to Physiotherapy Links. PosturePals assist when you can adopt a good posture but find that through habit  More


What is an Oov?

Date posted: 06-10-2012

So why does Physiotherapy Links use an Oov? The Oov works by activating the user’s core stabilising muscles while also gently extending the spine to stimulate healthy intervertebral disc lubrication. The Oov can be used for a number of different reasons including stretching to core strengthening or rehabilitation, the Oov can be utilised with significant  More


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