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Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalisation in persons aged 65yrs+ Falls threaten the health, wellbeing and independence of older people. But, falling is not an inevitable part of ageing. New research confirming the benefits of exercise for the elderly puts the onus on doctors to...

With surfing becoming one of Australia's most popular past times, the rate of injury is rapidly increasing. Due to the physically demanding nature, surfers who enter the water with little to no warm up are prone to the phenomena "Surfers Neck". The following article details...

Get the most from your winter holiday & new from the clinic.. Winter may mean colder mornings and nights with shorter days - but it also means the Southern Hemisphere Ski Season has begun. Snow enthusiasts are counting down the days until they can hit the...

Do Your Knees hurt when you stand after sitting for an extended period? Do Your Knees crack & crunch when you squat down? Do you get pain climbing up or down stairs? Are you getting pain under your knee cap? If any of these symptoms sound...

Headache and the Cervical Spine Headaches appear in many forms and affect people from all walks of life. 300 different types of headache have been classified, resulting in one of the greatest number of differential diagnosis in medicine. Until recently, treatment has largely relied on medication to...

Lumbar Pain During Pregnancy Between 50% and 80% of women experience some form of back pain during their pregnancy, ranging from mild pain associated with specific activities to acute back pain that can become chronic. Lower back pain usually occurs between the fifth and seventh month,...

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