Meet physio Samantha

Where did you qualify? I qualified in 2012 from the Peninsula Allied Health Professions School in De

Hip bursitis – how do we treat it?

We’ve done a previous blog on bursitis, but thought this time we’d dive into a fairly common one

Meniscal injuries – what are they and how do they happen?

First, some anatomy. There are two menisci in each knee – the medial meniscus on the inside an

Tendinopathy – what is it, how is it caused and how is it treated?

We’ve done blogs on tendinopathies before, but what exactly are they? A tendinopathy can be though

How to treat a rotator cuff tear

As mentioned in our last blog, the shoulder is inherently an unstable joint. Apart from the labrum,

Labral/SLAP tears – how are they treated?

Some basic shoulder anatomy  The shoulder is a ball and socket joint but, unlike the hip joint,

New year, new resolutions – here’s how to stick at them

So it’s 15 days into 2019 and many people will have already given up on their resolutions R

Hip impingement – what is it and how do we treat it?

Hip impingement, or femoroacetabular impingement to use its full name, is a term given to pain origi

Bursitis – what is it and how is it treated?

Most frequently trochanteric bursitis, these odd-looking words will make far more sense after we’v

 Hip Flexor Tendinopathy – what is it?

Firstly, what are your hip flexors? Hip flexion is the act of bringing your thigh bone up in front o

Chronic pain – what is it and how does it work?

Chronic pain doesn’t exactly sound good and it’s not something anyone would want to be suffering

How do we detect pain?

We’ve all been in pain at some point, whether it’s stubbing your toe or as a result of a more se