Village Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Shellharbour

Wrist Pain

One of the most common forms of wrist pain we manage is known as DeQuervains Tenosynovitis. Do you know what it is? Do you know where in the wrist it occurs? Read on to find out more....

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Headaches

What is a headache? What types of headaches are there? How can physiotherapy help in the managing your headaches?...

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Exercise for Mental Health

Local lockdowns are ongoing. When was the last time you checked in on your or your friends mental health? Exercise is a great way to boost your overall mental health both now and into the future....

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Dry Needling

Dry needling is used to treat myofascial trigger points (MFTPs). MFTPs are hyperirritable spots often found within a taut band of muscle or fascia and when compressed, can produce tenderness and referred pain....

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Exercise for Stroke

A stroke occurs when blood supply to the brain is suddenly interrupted. Physical activity levels are reported to be very low in stroke survivors however there are many benefits to remaining active post stroke....

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Exercise and Falls Prevention

As we age our risk of falls increase. In Australia 30% of adults over the age of 65 will have one fall a year. Find out how exercise prescribed by an Exercise Physiologist can help decrease the risk of falls as you age....

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Exercise and Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions in Australia. Exercise can be used as medicine for both the prevention and treatment of diabetes....

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Regular Exercise for a Healthy Heart

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death both worldwide and in Australia. Exercise is one of the best things for heart health. It can be used as prevention or to help rehabilitate you after a cardiovascular event....

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Returning to Exercise

Following a stressful year with Covid, and with many of us taking a long break from exercise over the festive season. The team at Village Physiotherapy Shellharbour love to see our clients getting back into exercise and living active lifestyles, however, lately we have...

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Forgotten Knee Mechanics

Knee mechanics are more complex than you think. As much as they appear to be a hinge joint that flexes and extends, most people don’t realise that the knee rotates. Look at your sore knee and look at your good knee. If you straighten all the way out, can your good knee go further...

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