Cervicogenic Headaches

Cervicogenic Headaches

What is Cervicogenic Headaches?   Cervicogenic headache, also known as a neck headache, refers to pain in the head that is caused by stiffness and pain in the upper neck.   Is my headache from the neck?   There are many types of headaches, such as...
Degenerative Changes

Degenerative Changes

A very common scenario we see in the clinic is someone who has had a recent bout of pain, had an X-ray, and been told by the doctor their problem is caused by “degenerative changes.”   What are these mysterious degenerative changes? It is a general term for...
Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Is what you are doing enough? Declining ability to do things you used to be able to do is a common problem as we age. This is because your body has a “use it or lose it” mentality to specific parts of the body such as muscle, bone, fitness and more. Fortunately we...
World Physical Therapy Day

World Physical Therapy Day

World Physiotherapy Day is celebrated every year so physiotherapists are able to raise awareness about the crucial role they play in keeping people healthy, safe as well as independent and mobile.   This year physiotherapists role in chronic pain is the theme...
Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy

Tendon Pain Pain coming from one of our tendons is a common condition seen in the clinic. Common examples include Achilles tendinopathy, Patella tendinopathy, Rotator Cuff tendinopathy, and Tennis Elbow. Tendinitis? Tendinosis? Tendinopathy? Which one is it? Generally...
Strength Training As You Get Older

Strength Training As You Get Older

Declining strength is a common problem in older people. This is because muscle strength is driven by the stimulus we provide to that particular muscle. In other words, we “use it or lose it” Lifestyle changes can mean we have reduced activity as we get older. Further,...
Tradies National Health Month

Tradies National Health Month

What Is It? Tradies National Health Month, which runs throughout August, places a firm focus on the health of Australia’s tradies. While we’ve seen improvements, according to Safe Work Australia our trade industry accounts for 58 per cent of serious claims for...
Strength Training

Strength Training

‘I’ve just joined a gym and I’m ready to get strong, but I don’t know where to start!’   How do I build muscle? Muscles grow and get stronger as they react to the stresses we put on them. That means the exercise needs to heavy/difficult and it needs to make us...
Introducing Digby Nield

Introducing Digby Nield

Digby has been a physiotherapist here at Dynamic Motion  for the last 4 months working at Galston.   Growing up in Normanhurst Digby had a strong interest in sports, predominantly football (soccer), tennis and cricket with the occasional surfing trip added in....