Blog Banner Bakers Cyst 2

Every other day at MTP Health patients present with concerns about being diagnosed with a Baker’s cyst or Popliteal cyst. Understandably, finding out you have a “cyst” in your knee sounds bad. But the good news is they really are harmless. Without a doubt they can be annoying and a little uncomfortable at times but…

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Blog Banner Meniscal Tears

“Unlocking the Mystery of Meniscal Tears: Diagnosis and Treatment for a Common Knee Injury” What are meniscal tears? The menisci are C-shaped pieces of cartilage in your knee that act as shock absorbers and help to stabilise the joint. A meniscal tear is a common injury that occurs when one or both of these pieces…

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Blog Banner Hamstring Tendinosis

If you or someone you know has suffered with lingering or recurrent hamstring or glute pain then this article is for you. Hamstring tendinosis can be a real pain in the butt… So in this 2 part series we are going to take a deep dive into what hamstring tendinosis is, how it is diagnosed,…

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Movement Is Medicine

Any pain in our bodies can make us feel like stopping movements that hurt. It seems logical to stop doing something that hurts but this isn’t always the answer, particularly for knee pain. This may sound counterintuitive but to understand that saying ‘movement is medicine’, we need to start with what movement does for our…

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How to recover from a sprained ankle

Have you ever experienced the immediate searing pain from a rolled or sprained ankle? How about repeated experiences of this? Or are you the person who has rolled their ankle/s so many times now that it happens daily, with no obvious challenge? Chances are most of you have had the first of second experience but…

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Exercise And Covid

Covid-19 has posed many challenges to our community over the past 2 years. While grappling with disruptions to work and family arrangements, the impacts on our overall wellbeing and health have become apparent as we have been forced to abandon many of our essential strategies for coping – time with extended family and friends, vacations,…

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Always Getting Injured Part 2

Injuries are no fun. The pain is genuinely draining. But the same injury or pain coming back again and again after you thought you had dealt with it? That takes the cake… In part 1 or this article we discussed the first 3 steps to break the cycle of recurrent injuries. Awareness and applying a…

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Plantar Faciitis

In our series about breaking the cycle of recurring injuries, I outlined the difference between Structural and Functional issues. Thankfully, although plantar fasciitis can be incredibly painful, it is an injury that falls into the functional category which means it can be addressed if you improve the way you move. What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar…

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Blog Banner Always Getting Injured

Do you have a pain or injury that just keeps coming back? That’s been on and off for so long that you now just think of it as part of your life? Initially perhaps you thought that you might be able to shake it off quickly and get back to your normal routine, a quick…

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Does Physio Work?

Everyone loves a good comeback story. That’s what most of our work at MTP revolves around. From seeing people get back to running after problematic knee injuries, to being able to hike again after chronic hip pain. We focus on paving a successful road to recovery. To us, this is how the experience of rehab…

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