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Concussion - Not just a Sports Injury

Summer is here and it’s a great time to be active outdoors or take part in sports like basketball, cricket, netball and soccer. However as we all know, there is always a small risk where we can get injured and.. sometimes injured a little too hard. Concussions can happen anywhere, at any time and we don’t need to be playing a sport to sustain a concussion. It could even be as simple as tripping forwards and landing on the floor head first or running into door real hard 

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Painful Sex (Dyspareunia)

Sex should be an enjoyable experience but for some women if can be a real pain. Dyspareunia (painful sex) may include catching, knife-like or burning pain at the entrance or deep inside the vagina. Other terms which may also be used are vaginismus, vulvodynia and genito-pelvic pain penetration disorder. 

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Tradies National Health Month

Young apprentices are often taught to "Take care of your tools and they will take care of you". This message however seems to get lost when it comes to looking after their own bodies. 79% of tradies report taking good care of their equipment while less than half say they take good care of their body. It is hardly surprising then that 3 in 5 serious work place injuries involve a tradie, despite making up only 30% of the work force. 

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TMJ Dysfunction - How Physio Can Help!

The Temporomandibular Joint or TMJ in short is the joint that connects your jaw to your skull and is the most frequently used joint in the body. Considering how often we use our TMJ in a day as we eat, drink, talk or yawn… that’s a lot! When your jaw hurts, clicks, locks or is unable to open or close properly, you could be experiencing what we know collectively as TMJ Dysfunction.