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A Physiotherapists Experience of Staying Active Pre & Post Partum

By Teniele Thompson | 28 March 2024

A Physiotherapists Experience of Staying Active Pre & Post Partum Pre Pregnancy Exercise has always been a huge part of my life. Whether it was dance when I was younger, team sports as a teenager or running and strength training in my adult life, it has shaped me and enabled me to turn it into…

Q & A with a Womens Health Physio

By Teniele Thompson | 28 March 2024

Q & A with a Womens Health Physio: Q & A with a Womens Health Physio   About me: My name is Laura and I am a women’s health and musculoskeletal physiotherapist based in Sydney @physiohilly. I love educating and empowering women to take control of their bodies, health journeys and achieve their goals. Sooo what…

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What is a Baker’s Cyst? How its diagnosed and treated.

By Teniele Thompson | 27 May 2023

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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Meniscal Tears

By MTP Health | 9 March 2023

“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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Hamstring Tendinosis Part 1 – Diagnosis

By MTP Health | 4 November 2022

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,…

Movement Is Medicine

Movement is medicine for knee pain

By MTP Health | 10 August 2022

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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Sprained Ankle – How to Recover

By MTP Health | 8 April 2022

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…

Exercise And Covid

Exercise and COVID-19: How Manage Isolation and Returning to Exercise

By MTP Health | 2 April 2022

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,…

Always Getting Injured Part 2

Breaking the Cycle of Recurring Injuries [Part 2]

By Luke Kane | 4 March 2022

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…

Plantar Faciitis

Plantar Fasciitis – Functional not Structural

By Luke Kane | 17 February 2022

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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Breaking the Cycle of Recurring Injuries [Part 1]

By Luke Kane | 5 November 2021

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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Where Most People Fall Down When It Comes to Rehab

By MTP Health | 21 October 2021

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…

Pain Behind The Knee

Pain Behind the Knee: What Is It and How To Treat It? 

By MTP Health | 24 June 2021

Pain Behind the Knee: What Is It and How To Treat It?  The knee joint is categorised as a hinge joint that has the capacity to bend or flex, as well as having slight rotational components. This anatomical structure somewhat limits its Range of Motion, making it an inherently stable joint. This ‘stability that the…


Injury [The Only Cause]

By MTP Health | 24 June 2021

Why do all injuries occur? There is ONE simple principle that dictates why any musculoskeletal injury occurs: Load > Capacity When we really boil it down to its simplest components, that’s all there is to it. At the time you got injured, your tissue simply didn’t have the load-bearing capacity to tolerate the force that…


Client Profile – Rachael [When Physiotherapy Isn’t Enough]

By MTP Health | 1 June 2021

  Rachael is a glowing member of our community at MTP, who continues to do amazing things with her body.   As a lifelong athlete and owner of a jujitsu Dojo in North Sydney, she needs a body that functions at its absolute best, in order for her to be able to do the things…

What Is Pain

Pain [The Ultimate Guide]

By MTP Health | 28 May 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Pain Pain can be a complex, emotionally charged topic that truly is one of the most interesting phenomena faced in modern healthcare. It holds no bounds & affects people in a multitude of ways. And yet, for most people, it holds an authoritative quality to it. It tends to be demanding,…

Inner Knee Pain

Inner Knee Pain: What Is It & How To Treat It

By MTP Health | 20 May 2021

Inner Knee Pain: What Is It & How To Treat It The knee is not only the largest joint in the body but it’s also one of the most complex. We use our knees for so many parts of day to day life and it’s not until knee pain strikes that we realise how important…

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How To Squat Without Knee Pain

By MTP Health | 20 May 2021

How To Squat Without Knee Pain Squats are one of the most popular and effective exercises an individual can do. It’s arguably one of the most effective tools that can be used in under 5 seconds for measuring overall body mobility & movement capacity.  However, they can also be one of the most hazardous with…

Hip Pain When Sitting

Experiencing Hip Pain When Sitting: What Should l Do?

By MTP Health | 18 May 2021

Experiencing Hip Pain When Sitting: What Should l Do? With so much of our lives spent sitting down at work, mealtimes and during our relaxation hours, experiencing constant hip pain when sitting can be debilitating, and really affect your quality of life. Fortunately, you don’t have to put up with this pain long term.  Most…


The Ultimate Guide to TMJ & Jaw Pain

By MTP Health | 8 May 2021

TMJ Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJD) is an issue that affects many people, being caused by a range of different factors and can be quite stubborn to treat. TMJ Disorder consists of a wide variety of symptoms ranging from pain, clicking, difficulty eating, lockjaw or loss of opening (Trismus), teeth grinding or clenching along with referred…