Common Injuries

Common injuries our physios treat

Our physiotherapists are skilled in treating muscular-skeletal injuries and problems. In addition we treat pre and post orthopaedic surgery, sporting injuries, age (both young and old) and work related injuries. Most importantly, not only do we treat injuries but we also provide the correct treatment advice and maintenance programs so as to prevent injury. Below are some of the common conditions we treat.

Click on the articles below for detailed information about these common injuries, the symptoms, how they are diagnosed and what our Physiotherapists can do to help.

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Lower Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common presentations to the physiotherapists at First Choice Health. It is estimated that over 80 per cent of the Australian population will experience low back pain at some point…

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of rear foot / heel pain seen in physiotherapy clinics. This condition is commonly seen in runners and patients who stand for long periods of the day and is associated with…

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What is Osteoarthritis? The dreaded OA – the result of Old Age and a life of hard knocks. But is OA really the life sentence it is made out to be? Or are we creating further pain and loss of function through poor…

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Ankle Sprain

What is an ankle sprain? An ankle sprain is the injury to the ligaments of the ankle. It is very common, especially in the sporting population. It often happens during activities that involve rapid changes in…

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Rotator Cuff Injury

The rotator cuff comprises four muscles (and their respective tendons) that help to stabilise the shoulder and assist in its movement. These muscles are the supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor and major…

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Femoroacetabular Impingement

What is Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)? Femoral Acetabulum Impingement (FAI) is a condition where the bones of the hip are abnormally shaped causing too much friction. The ball (head of the femur) and…

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