What is BPPV?

What is BPPV?

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo is a common cause of vestibular dysfunction that can cause bouts of a ‘spinning’ sensation caused by a change in head position relative to gravity. This might include rolling over in bed, getting in or out of bed or quick head...
Why am I dizzy?

Why am I dizzy?

Dizziness can be have a variety of different causes. A Vestibular Physiotherapist deals with dizziness and imbalance everyday allowing us to assess and diagnose the cause of your dizziness accurately. Vestibular dizziness is caused by an imbalance in your inner ear...
Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

What is Achilles Tendinopathy? Achilles tendinopathy is where the tendon that connects the calf to the back of the heel becomes thickened, weak, and painful. This results in localised pain, typically worse after activities. Running and jumping will be sore, as well as...
Ankle Sprain

Ankle Sprain

Ankle sprain are responsible for a large proportion of games missed in AFL, Soccer and Netball just to name a few. So, as Pre-season and rego starts to ramp up its important to know how to avoid and manage this type of injury. Prevention: Prevention is particularly...
Dizziness from the Neck

Dizziness from the Neck

The neck is becoming increasingly more acknowledged as a potential source of dizziness. There is emerging evidence suggesting the upper neck can drive dizziness. This has come to be known as cervicogenic dizziness.   How do you identify it? Cervicogenic dizziness...
Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease is a neurological degenerative disorder. That is, a condition that affects the brain, which typically worsens gradually over time. Specifically, the brain starts producing less of a critical chemical in body known as...