The Best Stretching Routine To Do Before Running

13/05/2020

A regular exercise regimen is important at all times, never more than when social distancing measures are enforced in Sydney. Cycling, swimming and team sports are all great ways to bust a sweat, but what’s…

Plantar Fasciitis – Your Path to Recovery

12/03/2020

If you haven’t experienced it, you’ve probably heard about it. Plantar fasciitis is a common condition which mainly affects keen runners and hikers, but it can occur in anyone who is on their feet a…

Neck Pain – Causes and Treatment

13/02/2020

  Experiencing neck pain? You’re not alone. In any given year around 40-50% of the population experience neck pain, and both symptoms and causes can vary substantially. Whether you’re experiencing sharp pain, dull muscular aches…

Stress Fractures – What are they, and how are they treated?

19/01/2020

You’ve probably heard the word ‘stress fracture’ before, but few people understand what exactly this refers to. Physiotherapists regularly treat individuals with overuse injuries such as stress fractures. In many cases, people are unaware they…

Swimming Injuries – Common Conditions and Prevention Strategies

17/12/2019

Summer is here and that means many of you will be looking to hit the beach and swimming pool. Swimming is a great sport which benefits the entire body – from building muscle to losing…

Managing Low Back Pain

13/11/2019

Low back pain is one of the most common conditions treated by physiotherapists around the world. Whilst it is generally not serious in nature, the persistent pain and discomfort can limit employment and leisure opportunities…

Lower Back Pain – How Physio can Help

16/10/2019

If you are experiencing ongoing lower back pain, you are not alone. Around 1 in 6 Australians suffer from back pain, and it can be caused due to a myriad of reasons. Not only does…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries – Treatment at Erko Physio

16/09/2019

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a major ligament found within the knee. It is not uncommon to sustain a tear or sprain in this area, particularly during contact or fast action sports including basketball,…

Dislocated Shoulder – Causes, Risks and Management

12/08/2019

Many patients visit our physiotherapy studio suffering from a dislocated shoulder. This condition is by no means uncommon, and it is often sustained during physical activity. A dislocated shoulder occurs when the humerus (upper arm…

Scoliosis – Typical Signs and Recommended Treatment

16/07/2019

Scoliosis can appear at any age, but it most commonly occurs just prior to hitting puberty. It is a condition characterised by abnormal curvature of the spine, and the reason for this occurrence is not…

Sciatica – Symptoms and Simple Pain Relief Methods

13/06/2019

Sciatica pain can be debilitating, and it is vital that your condition is closely monitored by your doctor and physiotherapist. Unfortunately, sciatica is often misdiagnosed – and this can lead to ineffective treatment which may…

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your Exercise?

22/05/2019

Any kind of physical activity is a lot better than no activity at all. But if your goal was to get the most out of your exercise, you would require a different approach. That’s because…

How Physiotherapy Will Help Improve Your Play

22/04/2019

A physical injury and discomfort can hold you back from reaching your full potential. It takes away the fun from your play and really reduces your focus to winning. Whether you’re an athlete or a…