Injury Information and Topics of Interest

This page features an array of possible injuries & disorders patients may be experiencing along with the latest news and information from our practice. General information and links to articles are listed for your convenience. Please contact Mermaid Beach Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Clinic to make an appointment with one of our specialists to further discuss your personal needs.

Ankle Sprains

What is a Sprained Ankle? A sprained ankle occurs when there is a tear to the ligament fibres of the ankle. Majority of ankle sprains involve the ligaments on...

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5 Ways to Manage Back Pain

Back Pain Have you ever-experienced back pain? You’re not alone. Up to 80% of the population is affected from a back injury at some point in their life! Depending...

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Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylalgia? Tennis elbow, accurately known as lateral epicondylalgia, is a common overuse injury of the elbow. Approximately 40% of people will experience tennis...

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Dry Needling

Dry needling is the treatment of choice for  muscle spasms and muscle pattern imbalances. Dry needling or intramuscular stimulation is a technique developed by Dr Chan Gunn and is...

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Stretches for Lower Back

These are three great stretches for lower back pain, all stretches should be held for 30 seconds and repeated three times. the stretch should just be taken until you...

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News & Events: What Happened in 2014?

2014 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (07/02/2014) Louise Eddy has returned from the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships which were held in Western Australia. A great time was had...

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News & Events: What Happened in 2013?

Lindsay On the Front Line! (16/06/2013) Lindsay was in full throttle on Saturday night when the Gold Coast Suns played the Essendon Bombers at Etihad Stadium (Docklands) in Melbourne....

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Back to School Tips: Choosing a Back Pack

APA Physiotherapists recommend that school children should wear a backpack that weights no more 10% of their body weight. Research shows that 61% of children age 12-17 years carried...

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