Pain in your shoulder after a fall?

  Have you ever watched an All Black come from the field clutching his shoulder after a heavy tackle? Or personally, fallen from a mountain bike trying a particularly tough downhill section. Well chances are the injury sustained will be to the AC joint....

Understanding Shoulder Pain: What Are Rotator Cuff Injuries?

Have you ever had an injury where you’ve fallen onto an outstretched arm or directly onto your shoulder?  Have you noticed pain in the upper part of your arm? Are you finding it difficult to lift or reach your hand above your head?  Are you finding you lack strength...

Understanding dizziness: What is BPPV?

It’s the end of the day, and you are looking forward to letting your head hit the pillow. As you go to lie down you suddenly have a brief sensation of the world spinning around you like you are on a rollercoaster, and then you get hit by a horrible feeling of...

A Cutting Edge Approach to Headache and Migraine Treatment

I have had a special interest in the cutting edge approach to Headache and Migraine treatment for the past 8 years. I was introduced to the technique by Dr Dean Watson whilst living in Sydney and completed his course on how to successfully treat headaches and...

Our New Physio Video

Take a look at the Family Physio video which has been recently shot. Being a pretty normal family we haven’t done many video shoots before so being filmed and having to look down the lens and talk about Family Physio was pretty tough. But Paul Read from Pilot...

Help Me I’ve Been Shot

Try this scenario. You are one of fifty people standing in a bank when a gunman runs in to rob the bank. A single shot is fired and hits you in the arm. Are you lucky or unlucky? Why? (Take a minute to think through your response before reading on). This test gives...