Category: Blog

February 21, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist What can you do? Thank you for following on through these blogs on knee osteoarthritis (OA). Hopefully, some of this information has been helpful and the same goes for what follows. Many of us start the new year by getting more active. Unfortunately, sometimes this means we…

November 26, 2018 Julia Danilova

Post by Michael Thiel-Paul, Remedial Massage Therapist We ALL fail to do things that we know will be good for us. This phenomenon is no different in the physiotherapy and massage realm. Most days we are told by a client that they haven’t done their prescribed exercises/mobility work and we get it. We completely understand,…

May 31, 2018 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson (M.PhtySt, BAppSci(HMS), Physiotherapist APAM SMAM)   Injuries suck ☹ Time off sport sucks ☹ Massive European football clubs have pooled their competitive data on the effect of injuries and we now have proof of a few things: Larger injury toll = less successful team Yes, the opposite is true too! The more players…

May 21, 2018 Office Manager

Post by Will Thwaite (BPhty(Hons), BSc, Physiotherapist APAM)   Sprained ankles are very common injuries that do not just happen in sport. Ankle sprains can also occur by stepping on uneven surfaces or objects, slipping or tripping. The term “sprain” means a ligament has been overstretched and becomes damaged. A ligament might be mildly stretched or completely…

March 8, 2018 Office Manager

There has been a growing body of research over many years that helps physios, doctors, trainers, and coaches to minimise injury risk in footballers. It is of paramount importance that each player prepare themselves physically for the demands of the game and also the loads of a long football season. This includes juniors, particularly from…

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…