Category: Blog

December 22, 2017 Office Manager

Posted by Daniel Miller (BAppSc (Physiotherapy)) With the pre-season kicking off for many sports, ‘groin pain’ is a common complaint that is reported to me by the athletes I work with. It often appears as either a gradual overuse injury (for example groin tendinopathy) or as a sudden acute injury (for example a groin muscle…

November 8, 2017 Office Manager

Post by Will Thwaite (BPhty(Hons), BSc, Physiotherapist APAM)   Firstly, a big congratulations from RHP Physiotherapy to all Red Dog athletes who competed (and supported) at the Noosa Triathlon Festival over the weekend! It was a great day filled with great results. Peter and I had good day doing post race recovery work on a lot of…

October 17, 2017 Office Manager

Post by Will Thwaite (BPhty(Hons), BSc, Physiotherapist APAM)   Recently I went away as the head physiotherapist for the Queensland Volleyball teams at Australian Junior Volleyball Championships. In total there were 13 Queensland teams (130 athletes) the under 15/17/19 age groups consisting of both mens and womens teams. After a tough week, Queensland finished as overwhelming champions…

August 10, 2017 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson (M.PhtySt, BAppSci(HMS), Physiotherapist APAM SMAM)   Justifying the physical approach to therapy in rehabilitation and performance.   Every fortnight at RHP Physiotherapy, we are fortunate to have implemented an in-service program, through which our therapists are afforded the opportunity to learn as a team and collaborate in the care of our patients.  …

August 2, 2017 Office Manager

Sit – Stand Workplace Tips Workstations that allow computer workers to vary their position between sitting and standing are becoming more common, and the costs involved in setting up a sit – stand workstation are becoming more affordable for all. Our guidelines for how best to incorporate sit-stand technology into your day include Prepare your…

June 23, 2017 Office Manager

Why would I see a Physiotherapist? Post by Kerry Staples (MPhysio (Sports) BPhysio (Hons) B HMS (Ex Sci) Sports Physiotherapist APAM) Physiotherapists are highly qualified health professionals who work in partnership with their patients to help people get better and stay well.   Physiotherapists also work closely with GPs and other health professionals to plan…

May 10, 2017 Office Manager

We walk who we are! The way we walk often reflects who we are as an individual personality. Laid back and free? Hustle and bustle? Stomping and full of purpose? Slouched and succumbed?   We are how we walk! In turn, the way we walk determines which muscles in the body are being engaged on…

March 26, 2017 Julia

Post by Sam Donaldson (M.PhtySt, BAppSci(HMS), Physiotherapist APAM SMAM) Recently, a patient presented with a lengthy (>3 month) history of lower back pain. This individual’s pain wouldn’t behave as typical lower back pain. There was also a complaint of some discomfort in other body regions that didn’t fit a typical spinal pain presentation. Upon being…

December 19, 2016 Julia

Post By Elyse Nayler (BPhty APAM, Physiotherapist) A neurological examination is part of your physiotherapist’s assessment and helps determine the correct diagnosis of your symptoms and the integrity of the nervous system. This should be tested if you are experiencing pins and needles, numbness, weakness, co-ordination issues or pain that radiates into your limbs that…

November 11, 2016 Julia

Post by Andrew Hall, Accredited Sports Dietitian & Exercise Scientist (BExSc, BHSc (Hons), MDietSt) – Apple to Zucchini Sports Nutrition Did you know that it takes three times more energy to cover the same distance on crutches as it does compared to walking normally? If you have ever experienced a sporting injury, it’s likely you will…