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Reflections on Low back pain

Why is Low back pain so common? Up to 80% of people suffer from low back pain at some point in their lives. Thankfully, most low back pain resolves within 6 weeks with simple, conservative treatments and advice. Low back pain…

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Pre- and post-natal physiotherapy

During pregnancy and in the months after giving birth, there are a number of changes that occur within the body, and it is common to experience a wide variety of musculoskeletal symptoms. These include: •    Back pain and SIJ dysfunctions…

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Sports Physiotherapy

All clinical staff at Active Physiotherapy have a vast amount of experience treating amateur and elite sportspeople. Our particular areas of interest are in the following sports: •    golf •    cricket •    cycling •    athletics •    dance •    all football…

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Exercise Therapy

It is now commonly recognised that pain and dysfunction cause an inhibition of important stabilising muscles around the muscular system. It is also common for pain to cause muscle over-activity or “spasm

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Manual Therapy

At Active Physiotherapy, we use a unique fusion on manual techniques in order to facilitate restoration of normal joint, nerve and muscle function. All our clinical staff are advanced manual therapists and excel in gentle mobilisations and low grade manipulations…

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Acupuncture and Dry-needling

Acupuncture is an ancient holistic therapy which is believed to have been developed in China over 3000 years ago. It involves extremely thin, sterile, flexible needles being inserted superficially (only a few millimetres deep) into muscles and soft tissue. By…

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Hi and welcome to the Active Physio Newtown blog!

We hope to bring you heaps of interesting information, stories and thought-provoking stuff related to physio, exercise, diet, medicine, sport and research. At different times, all of our clinical staff here at Active Physiotherapy Newtown will jump on the blog…

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