exercises for wrist pain

5 Exercises For Wrist Pain

Our wrists allow us to carry out a huge number of movements, but as many of these actions are repetitive, wrist pain is common, and for some people, it can be chronic and crippling.   In some cases, simple exercises can help to strengthen muscles and improve flexibility, and in turn, alleviate the tenderness you’re experiencing.   The physiotherapists…

Physiotherapy for wrist pain

Physiotherapy for Wrist Pain

Writing, driving, opening jars, opening doors, typing, texting. There’s something these six actions have in common – they all involve using your wrist.   And when you’re experiencing discomfort or pain in this part of your body, it impacts your ability to carry out everyday tasks. Tasks like those listed above that many of us take…

Shin Splints Treatments

Shin Splints Treatments

Think you’ve got shin splints, and you’re wondering what treatment is best to help you recover? In this blog, the North West Physio team explains what shin splints are, how they can be caused, diagnosed and treated. What are Shin Splints? “Shin splints” is an umbrella term for pain felt along the tibia (shin bone),…

Do I Need Orthotics?

Do I Need Orthotics?

Has someone suggested that you invest in orthotics to help with your foot issues? If they have, you might be wondering if you actually need them.   Well, put simply, you’ll need a meticulous examination from a qualified podiatrist, to determine if you will benefit from orthotics.   The Brisbane health professionals at North West Physio have…

Footwear Advice

Footwear Advice: 3 Common Foot Issues Physios Can Help With

If you’re experiencing foot or ankle pain or stiffness, you might be wondering if a physio can help.   The professionals at North West Physio have teamed up with The Pedalar Podiatry to provide tailored treatment plans to our clients struggling with foot or lower limb concerns.   In this blog, we discuss some common issues our physios can help to treat along…