Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain: 5 Exercises for Pain Relief

Lower_Back_Pain_Diagram

Our lower back frequently activates to support us through most compound movements, so when we experience pain and discomfort in this area, it can create a daily challenge. Unfortunately, lower back pain is a very common issue that can affect anyone, stemming from poor posture, awkward sleeping positions, pregnancy, overly strenuous activity and other stressors.  […]

How Effective is Acupuncture for Chronic Pain?

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is something that affects millions of people every day. It can differ in severity, causes, and occurs in different parts of the body. Although it may appear in waves, the discomfort will last from months to years and mostly likely impair the daily life of sufferers. Fortunately, many treatment options exist to relieve […]

The Best Physiotherapy Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Treatments for Osteoarthritis

Many of our clients who come to visit us at our Mitcham clinic experience osteoarthritis – and our team of physiotherapists are experienced, trained and fully qualified to help. Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition that impacts your joints, bones, cartilage and surrounding soft tissues. It is the most common form of arthritis, and typically affects […]

9 Most Common Sporting Injuries (And How To Avoid Them)

Common Sporting Injuries

Participating in sports is one of the most important activities for physical and mental health, and it’s a great social activity, too. The nature of many popular sports – like footy, rugby, basketball and more – causes a lot of pressure and strain on the body’s muscles, joints, ligaments and bones. Most Common Sporting Injuries […]

Experiencing lower body pain? It could be piriformis syndrome

It might sound like a mouthful (and it is), but this disorder is one that still affects Aussies right across the country. Usually including the hip, hamstring and buttocks, (and sciatic discomfort), Piriformis Syndrome shows up as pain throughout these areas. The disorder often appears when the sciatic nerve is irritated or compressed by the […]

Physiotherapy or Myotherapy – which should I choose?

A common question that we are asked on a regular basis is:  Do I need a Physiotherapy treatment or a Myotherapy/Massage session? So, we’ll try to answer this as simply as possible below: Generally speaking, you would see a Physiotherapist if you had an acute or chronic musculoskeletal injury, or pain. They are also able […]

What is Clinical Pilates?

Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates is a system of safe and effective exercises which meet your specific individual needs. One of our DMA Clinical Pilates trained physiotherapists at BodyMotion Physiotherapy will assess you to determine what is called your “Direction Preference.” A direction preference is simply the direction in which your body likes to move, and by exercising […]