Do you know how much exercise you should be doing? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights the recommended minimum guidelines for physical activity that we should all be doing. A recent survey performed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics identified that only 17% of adults aged between 18 and 65 years of age met the National […]
Did you know individuals who have a limited capacity to perform exercises on dry land are most suitable for hydrotherapy? Our physiotherapist Vernon explores how hydrotherapy can benefit you. What is hydrotherapy? At Malvern East Physiotherapy (MEP), hydrotherapy is performed at the Harold Holt Swim Centre. Hydrotherapy (also known as aquatic therapy, water therapy or […]
Our physiotherapist Vernon Mittal discusses what to do when you have a tendon injury (tendonitis or tendinopathy) and highlights the treatment you can seek from our physiotherapists. What is a tendon injury? Most tendon injuries occur near joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. Tendinopathy (previously referred to as tendonitis) is characterised as an […]
Malvern East Physiotherapy takes a holistic approach to supervised exercise using a range of pilates exercise using the reformer, trapeze, weights and cardiovascular equipment. Our physio-supervised exercise programs are specifically tailored and individualised for your needs and rehabilitation. You may be aware that as of the 1st of April, the government is implementing new […]
Hydrotherapy can be a great form of exercise and rehabilitation. The buoyancy of the water allows you to perform a range of exercises which may not be able to performed in a weight bearing fashion due to pain or stiffness. This can be especially useful during the early stages of post-operative rehabilitation or for the […]
At Malvern East Physiotherapy, we see a range of conditions from sore necks and backs; sporting injuries; through to rehabilitation following surgery from a range of conditions. In addition assessment and treatment, our mission is to guide and empower you throughout the recovery process. Open dialogue and learning more about what’s going on will help […]
Medical technology is advancing rapidly year after year. Developments in medical imaging and scans (eg. MRI, CT, ultrasound etc.) provide clinicians with a huge amount of useful information regarding a patient’s presenting condition. As physiotherapists, in conjunction with a thorough assessment, we can use this information to guide our treatment plan and to judge if onward referral is...
With local winter codes almost underway, a common injury associated with AFL and netball are knee injuries. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common non-contact related injuries with these sports. Injury and surgery associated with the ACL results in 12 – 18 months extensive rehabilitation and time off sport. However, research […]
To get your hip bursitis fixed today, call us on (03) 9571 6888 or fill in our online form Do you experience pain on the outside of the hip? Have difficulty lying on your side due to pain? Does your hip hurt hurt when you walk; going up or down steps? Common symptoms of Hip Bursitis A common hip […]
Last Sunday, our physiotherapists Frances Brown and Jason Lee attended East Malvern Tennis Club Open Day. Physiotherapy at East Malvern Tennis Club As proud sponsors of East Malvern Tennis Club, our physiotherapists provided tennis specific strength and conditioning and injury screening assessments. With the Australian Open inspiring people to pick up their tennis racquets, it [&he...