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Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome, or ITBS, is one of the most common causes of pain that is felt on the outside of the knee. It is mostly common in runners, hikers and cyclists, but any athlete who plays sports that require repeated knee flexion can find himself/herself dealing with IT Band pain. The Iliotibial Band is […]


People who endure unwanted or involuntary leakage of urine are suffering from a condition called as urinary incontinence. Take a look at these facts: [su_list_fav] Bladder incontinence affects up to 13% of Australian men and up to 37% of Australian women. Bowel incontinence affects up to 20% of Australian men and up to 12.9% of […]

Knee Injuries

The biggest joint in the human skeletal make-up is the knee. Rightfully so, because the knee carries the weight of the entire upper body particularly when we are standing up. In which case, pain on the knee is indeed debilitating. Patients with knee pain and injury should seek advice and treatment with a qualified medical […]

Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is an extremely common condition with up to 80% of the population experiencing it at some time during the lives. Although the underlying pathology is usually not serious, it is a significant cause of discomfort among members of the community and has a considerable impact on the economy due to time that […]

Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is a painful musculoskeletal condition, a common cause of musculoskeletal pain. MPS is characterised by the development of myofascial trigger points (TrPs) that are locally tender when active and refers pain through specific patterns to other areas of the body. A trigger point or sensitively painful area in the muscle or […]

Neck Pain

One out of ten of us will have neck pain at some point in our life. In most cases, it is not due to a serious disease or neck problem, and often, the exact cause of the pain is not clear. Most are probably due to minor sprains or bad posture. This comes as no […]


Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become fragile and brittle. Bones can fracture easily if they are afflicted with osteoporosis. Even a minor bump or fall can cause a serious fracture. Half of all women and one-third of men over 60 years old in Australia will have a fracture due to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis […]

Pelvic Floor Pain

Pelvic floor muscle tension can be a debilitating condition that may have far-reaching effects on a woman’s life including her intimate relationships. Medical practitioners seem to be treating increasing numbers of women with pelvic pain caused by pelvic floor muscle tension or overactive pelvic floor muscles. Pelvic floor muscles can become taut with spasm just […]

Pelvic Instability

Most women who suffer pelvic instability will have mild symptoms which do not cause lasting problems. They may suffer mildly toward the end of the pregnancy and recover shortly after birth. Some women suffer a moderate amount of pelvic instability which is painful and requires a reduction of activities. They should seek assistance from a […]

Post-Pregnancy Issues

After a woman has given birth, there are a variety of conditions that she may encounter. Here are 2 of the most common of them: Engorgement Engorgement can occur when your milk comes in. This is the uncomfortable swelling of the breasts that tends to happen between 2 to 4 days after delivery. The swelling […]