Osteoarthritis and Pain

Today’s topic can be a real pain in the joint! Many of you have or know someone with arthritis in their knees, hips, back, shoulders, neck or just about anywhere in the body. It is a very common diagnosis but doesn’t mean the end of you enjoying your life. You may be...

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Achilles Tendinopathy (Pain)

Achilles Tendinopathy (Pain) is a common overuse injury of the Achilles tendon causing pain, discomfort and/or inflammation about your tendon and heel. Achilles Tendinopathy occurs when there has been a spike in the amount of exercise or physical activity you are...

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Runners Knee

Runners Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome) Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (often referred to as “Runner’s Knee”) is a common overuse injury of the knee soft tissue causing pain, discomfort and/or inflammation about the patella (kneecap). Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome is...

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Run, run, run

Rachel running by the Cutty Sark (London) Justin after his Joondalup Half Marathon…looking fresh Steve here.So as some of you may know, Justin’s fitness goal for this year is to run a marathon and wants to go under 3 hours!!Steve has been helping him with...

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Justin’s Fitness Goal 2019

Hi guys, Justin here – the much taller, only slightly younger (in case Steve reads this), two thirds legs physio at Crest Health Physiotherapy Yanchep and Butler. With Steve stealing all the limelight last year with his superb effort in coming 3rd in the World Amateur...

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Childhood Musculoskeletal Pain

It’s almost here! Back to school time! But there’s something very important we parents need to know. It is fairly common for children to complain of pain with the return to school and into the next few months. Whilst undoubtedly some aches and pains are what is termed...

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Running Tip’s and Injury Prevention

Hi Guys, Following on here from a recent Facebook post we did and a recent Facebook Live video that I did. If you missed them then please click here. I would like to talk to you guys about running, running injuries and some quick and easy tips to help prevent them....

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World Championship Bronze!!

One year ago I was staring down the barrel of a fully ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) and medial meniscus, through hard work, determination and treatment with Justin and Kieran I got myself into shape to qualify for the World Champs that took place last week...

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World Champ’s Countdown

I hope you are well? With 6 weeks and 1 day before I race in the World Triathlon Champs on the Gold Coast I find myself in a familiar environment, our physio clinic in Yanchep having treatment from Justin on my left Achilles. Damn injuries!! At least the knee is...

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World Championship – Made It!!

As you may know I ruptured my ACL and meniscus last September and missed the Australian triathlon season (if you are not sure about this, then click here to read what happened) and I really wanted to try and race in the World Championships on the Gold Coast this...

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What a pain in the back…

Hi all, Justin here again. With today marking the start of a crackdown on pain medications and ease of purchasing, Steve and myself thought it would be prudent to chat to you guys about low back pain and its management. Low back pain is one of, if not the most common...

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Acupuncture? Dry Needling? What is it?

Hi everyone, this is my first time blog for Crest Health Physiotherapy and I wanted to share my knowledge on dry needling and acupuncture with you from some common questions we are asked in clinic. What is it? Well, acupuncture is a part of Traditional Chinese...

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Ouch… My Knee!

“Dad, we have a Father’s day soccer game kid’s V dad’s after our last home game, we will smash you” said our son George at the prospect of getting one up on his dad. It’s been some year’s since I’ve played but I’m...

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Physio Helping Doctors

Did you know that musculoskeletal health issues are the most common cause of repeat GP appointments and account for around 1 in 5 of all GP appointments? Better still do you know that most of them can be dealt with effectively by a physiotherapist without any need to...

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My Back’s Gone!

My back’s gone…it just went… Back pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint, more common than you think. It is estimated that between 70-90% of Australians will suffer an episode of back pain during their lives. You will know somebody that...

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Are You Gym Fit?

Happy New Year, happy new you, away you go into the exercise and ouch you’re laid up for weeks. Just the same as last year and the one before. Well not this year as I am going to share with you some tips on exercising without injury. 1 – Seek a medical...

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Sit up Straight!

We have heard it many times growing up and I’m sure our children will say the same… Just sit up. In today’s sedentary lifestyle and ever evolving social media and electronic World we find ourselves looking down. For those that work in offices, have a...

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Using a Spiky Ball

 Here’s the latest blog from Crest Health Physio. Hope you are well. Today I am going to go through how to use a Spiky Ball to help you at home, work or even on holiday for those ‘knots’. So this little tool to my left, which come in an array of...

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My Road to Busso (Busselton 70.3 Half Ironman again)

“It will be my last one” I said to my ever supportive Wife and business partner Emma, “I have to, I want to try and qualify for the Worlds and then we can have a great holiday!!!”. Sadly 5 months without running training will put a stop to that but at least I...

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Busso 70.3 the 5th and Final… For a While

The goal was to qualify for the Sunshine Coast World Champs, so a good finish would have been in order. Unfortunately no running for several months put a stop to that goal. So the second target was to bike hard and thanks to Coach Boyd of TSO, we achieved this....

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