Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring Injuries Pat Blackwell (Physiotherapist – Burnie) With the football, netball and hockey seasons well under way it is difficult to go a week without hearing about a hamstring injury causing an athlete a few weeks on the sideline; from Buddy Franklin in the...
The ACL – What the Current Research Suggests

The ACL – What the Current Research Suggests

The ACL Ligament Damien Moore (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Why we should be changing our beliefs on how ACL injuries should be managed. (Adapted from Kieran Richardson’s blogs on linkedin Nov 21st 2017, Dec 10th 2018 and May 6th 2019) (Source – physioworks.com.au)...
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...