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Tennis Elbow

Lets talk about lateral elbow pain, also known as “tennis elbow”, lateral epicondylitis or by the newer name lateral epicondylalgia.   It is a common overuse injury of the elbow. The cause can be repetitive overuse of the upper limb such as heavy lifting, computer use or some occupations where people have to do the same movement with their wrist or elbow repetitively (such as carpenter, gardener). Besides tennis, other sports can cause the problem as well, such as squash, badminton and baseball. It can be related to changes in biomechanical factors such as new tennis racquet, poor technique, overtraining

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We’re excited to announce the commencement of Telehealth/ Remote Physiotherapy Consults for our existing and new clients who are unable to make a physiotherapy appointment in Cairns. For more information, please read on or visit our Cairns physiotherapy video consults page. At Wellness Embodied, we are a team of passionate physiotherapists who pride ourselves in thinking outside the box and getting to the root cause of acute and chronic pain and dysfunction. We see clients throughout the life cycle. Our specialist areas of interest and expertise include: Post Concussion Syndrome, Vestibular Rehab (vertigo/ Motion sickness/ Vestibular hypofunction), Neck Pain/whiplash, Headaches/

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Have you had imaging of your spine? Remember a lot of findings, although sounding scary are actually normal! The natural ageing process causes changes of EVERY structure of the human body. Just like wrinkles are normal of ageing skin, changes to the intervertebral discs, facet joints and vertebral bodies are normal of an ageing spine. The important thing to remember is, do the MRI findings specifically relate to your pain. The vast majority of people, even if they do not have back pain will still have evidence of changes on MRI. In fact, a recent study on the prevalence of

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Tennis elbow is a tendinopathy of the outer group of tendons at the elbow. Often caused by issues around the neck and shoulder, as well as poor biomechanics, it is truly a condition which we need to ‘throw the kitchen sink at’. In this video, Suzanne assesses Jaz, a 15 year old wheelchair tennis and basketball player with tennis elbow. If you are suffering from tennis elbow pain in Cairns, or any other tendon issues, please don’t hesitate to book an appointment- use the online booking link on our homepage, call 07 42319777 or email admin@wellnessembodiedcairns.com To download our free

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