What is Osteoarthritis?

  Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. It mostly affects people over the age of 45 years. It involves the degradation and loss of cartilage in joints, which causes joint pain and stiffness. These symptoms lead to reduced activity, which in turn can lead to loss of muscle strength and flexibility, as well

What you need to know about knee braces!

Knee braces are supports to be worn when you have pain in your knee. Some people use them to prevent knee injuries during sports. Braces are made from combinations of metal, foam, plastic, or elastic material and straps. Scientific research hasn’t given a clear answer but there are different reasons for their use.ellness – Functional

Meniscus injuries are common but what is the appropriate management?

What indicates conservative or surgical management pathways? The main clinical issue currently is the lack of research regarding the efficacy of arthroscopic meniscal repairs compared to a conservative approach (Englund, Roemer, Hayashi, Crema, & Guermazi, 2012). There is minimal literature regarding clinical prediction rules or protocols which indicate surgery rather than conservative management. There are multiple articles

ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN

There is no clear definition of anterior knee pain and patients can present with various symptoms. There may be a functional deficit, crepitus and /or instability. With activities of daily living pain often occurs or worsens when walking down stairs, squatting, depressing the clutch pedal in a car (in the case of left knee pain),

Stuart Turner

Stuart Turner – Physiotherapist   Stuart has been working as a physiotherapist since graduating from Sydney University in 2005. Stuart has a passion for working with athletes and sports injuries and has worked as a physiotherapist with athletes from the junior and amateur level right through to the elite and professional level. Some of the

Josh Stafford

Joshua Stafford – Physiotherapist, Rozelle Josh is working full time at the Rozelle practice since completing his Masters degree at Curtin University in Perth. Over the past 3 years he has worked for a number of sporting teams including West Perth in the WAFL and Wanneroo in the WA Premier Rugby competition. Josh also has

Elle Dumont

Elle Du Mont – Physiotherapist,  Rozelle Elle has been working as a physiotherapist since graduating from Sydney University in 2014. Elle has a strong interest in Women’s Health in which she recently completed her  Introduction to Women’s Health. This gives her the tools needed to aid women In the management of Pre/post natal care and

Sam Hope

Sam Hope – Physiotherapist   Sam is working full time at the Rozelle practice since graduating from the University of Sydney with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy. Sam has a passion for musculoskeletal / sports physiotherapy and rehabilitation. He also incorporates strength and conditioning (from his undergraduate degree) with manual therapy for an evidence-based approach