New Year, New Injuries?

As another new year rolls around, a lot of the injuries we see in clinic involve going too hard with our new year’s resolutions too soon. It’s already difficult enough to implement an exercise program, and build new habits

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Tips for the Fun-Run Season

All of us here at Ergoworks are in preparation for Fun Run Season, both as physios treating injured runners, and as competitors. All our physiotherapists will be participating in Neuroblastoma Australia’s Run2Cure 2019 to raise money for children affected

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The chronic groin

With the English Premier League in full swing and the A-League around the corner, what better time to talk about football and that groin pain you just can’t shake! The groin is a complex area made up of a

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Ice Ice Baby

“When do I use ice or heat for an injury?” This is a question, that as physiotherapists, we hear almost every day. So what is the answer? And why is it complicated? Generally; Ice- if there is an inflammatory

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Tennis Elbow

Most of us may have been inspired by the recent finale of the Australian Open, which drew to a close with an exciting match. Before we dust off our racquet and shoes, there are a few things we need

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What people are getting wrong about Standing Desks

There have been some negative reports of Standing Desks in the media recently. A study released by the International Journal of Epidemiology claims that they have found sitting for long periods is not associated with an increased mortality risk

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Do you suffer from “tech neck”?

How often do you spend looking at your phone, tablet or laptop? Studies suggest we look at our phone between 110 and 150 times a day, or around 2-4hrs per day, and those times are excluding tablet and laptop

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Are you at risk of Bag Back?

Your back and neck pain may be coming from the simplest of places – your bag! It’s not just women who are suffering from pain as the result of lugging around a heavy back, either. With the increase of

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Calf Pain and Running

Calf pain related to running can have many different causes. Commonly they include: Shoe type – inappropriate shoe selection can make a big difference to calf pain. The right shoes can help to position your foot in the correct

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Swimmer’s Shoulder

Summer’s here and we have had an influx of people getting back into swimming and developing shoulder pain.  The types of problems we see are generally injuries that can occur for a number of reasons, typically they include: Weakness

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