February 2021

Benefits of Dry Needling

2021-02-25T14:35:43+10:00February 25th, 2021|Miscellaneous - Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Benefits of Dry Needling Dry needling is a physiotherapy modality that has quickly gained appreciation in the physiotherapy industry. Many physiotherapists around Australia are now trained in the practice of using dry needling to assist their clients in rehabilitation and pain relief. Dry needling is an effective procedure that aims to specifically target and bring [...]

Sports Massage vs Deep Tissue Massage

2021-02-19T15:13:59+10:00February 17th, 2021|Deep Tissue Massage, Miscellaneous - Massage Therapy, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Sports Massage vs Deep Tissue Massage Massage therapy involves kneading or manipulating a person's muscles and other soft tissue to treat pain, prevent injury and relax the body. Two of the most common forms of massage are sports massage and deep tissue massage. Although the techniques of both are similar, choosing the one that is [...]

Podiatry Services

2021-02-12T09:47:19+10:00February 12th, 2021|Ankle, Foot, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Podiatry Services Are you looking for a trusted podiatrist in Sydney? Sports Focus Physiotherapy now offers podiatry services at our Liverpool physio clinic. Our podiatrist, Amina Sukkarieh, is a graduate of Western Sydney University with a Bachelor of Podiatric Medicine. She has a keen interest in general foot care, sports-focused podiatry and custom footwear. Sydney [...]

Foot Pain When Running

2021-02-09T10:45:18+10:00February 9th, 2021|Foot, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Foot Pain When Running Foot pain when running is very common, especially when it comes to overuse injuries. In fact, most foot injuries are overuse injuries, particularly tendinopathy and fasciopathy in the forefoot and midfoot. How to avoid foot pain when running Don’t increase your distance too quickly. Rapidly increasing the number of kilometres you’re [...]

January 2021

Hip and Groin Physiotherapy

2021-01-29T09:18:21+10:00January 21st, 2021|Hip, Pelvis - Groin, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Hip and Groin Physiotherapy Hip and groin pain can occur due to a range of reasons, including: Osteoarthritis Sporting injury Bursitis Muscle imbalances Nerve pain These can, over time, contribute to poor loading in the feet and ankles, resulting in pain and difficulty carrying out regular day to day tasks. How does hip and groin [...]

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries

2021-01-25T11:13:25+10:00January 21st, 2021|Ankle, Foot, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Common Foot and Ankle Injuries Some people are more prone to common foot and ankle injuries than others due to their physical activity levels and lifestyle. Here are some conditions you should be aware of. Ankle sprains Ankle sprains are a very common sporting injury. They are often caused by changing direction suddenly or by [...]

What is Forearm Strain?

2021-01-08T09:18:59+10:00January 8th, 2021|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Wrist|

What is Forearm Strain? Forearm strain is one of the conditions that can fall under the umbrella term of repetitive strain injury (RSI). It occurs when the muscles that squeeze and stretch the fingers and wrist are overused. Forearm strain causes Forearm strains are often caused during sports or physical activities that either require the [...]

Back Pain Physiotherapy

2021-01-21T10:30:37+10:00January 6th, 2021|Back Physiotherapy, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Back Pain Physiotherapy Lower back pain is a common complaint from many people. But managing your lower back pain may not be that simple. You’ll need to contact a physiotherapist to have your condition assessed before you can be prescribed the appropriate treatment. Here’s a look into what back pain physiotherapy may involve. Back pain [...]

December 2020

What is Hand Physiotherapy?

2021-01-05T11:04:39+10:00December 28th, 2020|Hand, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Wrist|

What is Hand Physiotherapy? Hand physiotherapy is the rehabilitation of the upper limb: hand to shoulder. It involves assessing and managing hand and upper limb conditions that might require braces, splints, a customised exercise program and other treatments to correct problems and improve functionality. Our Sydney hand physiotherapists are skilled practitioners who have  experience in [...]

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