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MGS Welcomes baby Lilah

MGS Welcomes baby Lilah There is more exciting news in the air, our popular Physio and Pilates Guru Claudia and her husband Marty have a new member of their family. Just as we suspected, baby Lilah has settled into the family extremely well, doing all of the […]

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Weight training – Train movements, not muscles

Weight training – Train movements, not muscles   When it comes to weight training in the gym, it is common for people to break up there routine into the different muscles they are training that day – e.g. Back, chest, legs, shoulders and arms. The way the […]

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Anterior knee pain – The patello-femoral joint

Anterior knee pain – The patello-femoral joint   What causes anterior (front) knee pain? Pain in the front of the knee can come from numerous structures, but the vast majority are due to issues of the patello-femoral joint. This is known as Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) Other […]

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Mid Back Pain and Scheuermann’s Disease

Mid Back Pain and Scheuermann’s Disease Lauren Bruce shares with us some of her experiences on Mid Back Pain. Sore backs are one of the most common and disabling conditions we see as Physio’s. Unfortunately there is little discrimination with back pain – affecting all genders, ages, […]

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Re-defining the Warm-up

Re-defining the Warm-up Warming up prior to exercising or playing sport is commonly performed yet often poorly executed. Why do we warm up before physical activity? Without needing to delve into the specific physical changes that take place during a warm up, simply we perform a warm […]

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Understanding the biomechanics of Shoulder Pain in the overhead athlete

Understanding the biomechanics of Shoulder Pain in the overhead athlete Do you experience pain on overhead activities? Do you wonder what the underlying cause is? The shoulder, being the most mobile joint of the human body, is highly susceptible to injury.  Athletes often incur injuries of the […]

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Hand Therapy Awareness Week 2015

Hand Therapy Awareness Week Hand Therapy Awareness Week is 1st June to 7th June, 2015. This week concentrates on promoting the benefits of Hand Therapy which is the specialized treatment of hand and wrist injuries. Hand therapy is about rehabilitation from the shoulder right through to the hand. […]

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Hypermobility

Hypermobility Hypermobility is the term used to describe overly mobile joints.  It is a normal variation of the way our joints (capsule and ligaments) are put together. It is caused by the protein collagen (which makes up our connective tissue) being more flexible than usual and occurs […]

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Easter 2015 Opening Hours

EASTER OPENING HOURS AT MGS PHYSIO MANLY AND MONA VALE Please note our Easter opening hours are as follows: Good Friday  –   CLOSED Easter Saturday –  8am to 12pm Easter Sunday – CLOSED Easter Monday – CLOSED Please contact us to arrange your next Physiotherapy appointment. We wish you all a safe and enjoyable Easter break! […]

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The benefits of Dry Needling for Lower Back Pain

The benefits of Dry Needling for lower back pain What is the difference between Dry Needling and Acupuncture? Acupuncture is based on traditional chinese medicine and Dry Needling is based on western medicine research. It is called “dry needling” as there is nothing injected from the needle. […]

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