Village Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Shellharbour

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

What is Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy? Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) is a common injury in runners. It mostly occurs in one leg (however it can occur in both!). Pain is often felt in the buttock just below the gluteal crease....

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Trigger Points

Have you ever heard the term trigger point thrown around and not fully understood what your Physio is talking about? Do you get “knots” in your muscles?

An active trigger point is defined as a hyperirritable spot in a skeletal muscle that is associated with a hypersensitive nodule in a taut band (Simons, Travell and Simons, 1999). Applying pressure to the nodule itself can produce referral patterns often similar or familiar to the pain you usually feel as well as a twitch or jump response along the muscle itself....

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Ankle injury

How many times have you had an ankle injury and just thought "it will be fine, walk it out". The fact is if you’ve ever rolled your ankle you’re probably going to do it agai...

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Tradies add health to your toolbox!

August marks Tradies Health Month. A month focused on tradesmen and tools to prioritise you health and safety at work. It is well documented in the literature that men are less likely to seek out the services of a health professional. So to help in bringing a voice to Mens Health, the APA and Safe Work Australia have partnered to bring you Tradies Health Month....

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Pre and Post Natal Pilates

Pilates is a great exercise option for pregnant women, and post pregnancy.

Pregnancy is a journey. Not only does working out with pilates classes ensure you are strong and healthy, it also has a very positive impact on your baby’s mental and physical well-being....

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