What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 Diabetes Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly common metabolic condition that results from improper control of blood sugar levels. The pancreas, an organ found in the abdominal region of the...
Rotator Cuff Related Pain

Rotator Cuff Related Pain

Rotator-Cuff Related Pain Damien Moore (Physiotherapist – Burnie) What is it? This is a very common shoulder condition that we at Coastal Physiotherapy see and can become more prevalent with age. The rotator cuff muscles (4 small muscles that provide stability...
Osteoarthritis: What Actually Is It?

Osteoarthritis: What Actually Is It?

What is Osteoarthritis? Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Most of us would have heard the word osteoarthritis. Other people may refer to it as “wearing of the cartilage”, “bone on bone”,” degeneration” but what do all these terms actually mean? Here at...
The ”Butt” Of All Problems

The ”Butt” Of All Problems

Why Has My Physio Given Me Exercises to Strengthen My Buttock Muscles When My Problem is in My Knee? Damien Moore (Physiotherapist – Burnie) You’ve gone to your physio for a persisting knee problem but after the assessment you have been prescribed buttock...
It’s NOT Only an Ankle Sprain

It’s NOT Only an Ankle Sprain

“IT’S ONLY AN ANKLE SPRAIN”… COMPLETING REHAB AFTER AN ANKLE INJURY IS A NO-BRAINER Daniel Reeves (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Key Points Ankle sprains are not a simple injury Ankle sprains require rehab to help prevent ongoing complications and reduce the risk of...