Dry Needling

Both Dry needling and Acupuncture involve the penetration of needles into the skin and underlying anatomy however;

Dry needling involves needle penetration at specific sites resulting in mechanical stimulation of the surrounding tissues and consequent physiological and psychological responses. In particular the Trigger point theory...

Falls Prevention

Falls are one of the leading causes of hospital admission amongst those aged 65 years and over and the rate of falls within Australia has been steadily increasing each year. The most common type of fall is due to a slip or trip on the same level which accounts for approximately 40% of all falls. Whilst...

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome AKA Deep Gluteal Pain Syndrome: A real pain in the bum!

The piriformis is a muscle in the deep part of the back of the buttock. It helps stabilise the hip joint, and provides some motor control to rotate and abduct the hip. It is one muscle that makes up a...

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