Unit 7, 193 South Pine Road, Brendale QLD 4500 (07) 3205 7019 info@icefirephysiotherapy.com.au
  • 08
    MAR
    2019

    Shoulder Dislocations - Signs and Symptoms

    What is a shoulder dislocation? Shoulder dislocation is a term used to describe the ball shaped head of the humerus (arm bone) totally moving out

    Read More
  • 08
    FEB
    2019

    Knee Joint Pain

    It is not uncommon for patients to come to IceFire physiotherapy complaining of knee pain whilst trekking, climbing, walking or running and the question of “Why do I have knee joint pain?” comes up frequently...

    Read More
  • 31
    OCT
    2018

    Achilles Tendon

    The Achilles tendon is found at the back of the ankle attaching to the heel bone (calcaneus bone) and is an extension of the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus muscles). The Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscles to the foot and it’s elastic properties add to one’s ability to “push off” during...

    Read More
  • 31
    AUG
    2018

    Stiff & Sore Joints

    In our IceFire Physiotherapy Brendale clinic we are asked by many patients each day if their joints are stiff. The underlying idea that they have is that their stiff joint must be the cause of their joint pain. But is this always true, and what is a stiff joint? Joint stiffness can...

    Read More
  • 08
    JUL
    2018

    Tendinitis

    Essentially it is the meeting of three bones: your arm bone called the humerus forms a complex joint with the two forearm bones called the radius and the ulna. The bottom part of the humerus forms two large roundish knuckles called condyles...

    Read More
  • 08
    JUN
    2018

    Physiotherapist Questions

    It is surprising how many people have neck pain. The number of people with chronic neck pain at any one time (i.e. the point prevalence) is over 2 per hundred (2%) in some western countries. Even more...

    Read More
  • 08
    MAY
    2018

    Hip Replacement & Recovery

    Many people have Total Hip Replacement (THR) – also called a Total Hip Arthroplasty; in Australia alone about 19,000 of these operations are carried out each year. Some Australian orthopaedic surgeons perform as many as 150 a year. The surgery does of course require the cessation of some activities for varying periods of time after the operation. For example, driving a car is usually prohibited for 6 weeks after surgery...

    Read More
  • 08
    APR
    2018

    Osteoarthritis & Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Many patients that come to our clinics at IceFire Physiotherapy or Northside Hand & Upper Limb Clinic wonder if they have some form of arthritis. Usually they have notices they have swelling in one or more joints, or some changes to the shape of the joints in their hands and fingers...

    Read More
  • 19
    JAN
    2017

    Spinal Pain Analysis

    Many of my patients come to IceFire Physiotherapy at Brendale (between Albany Creek and North Lakes) because they have pain in their spine. The pain may be high up in their neck or down in their lower spine...

    Read More
  • 19
    JAN
    2017

    Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tears

    Typically muscles change into tendons to join onto bones. There are many muscles around the shoulder, but a sub-set of four of these are called the rotator cuff muscles. Many will be familiar with their names: supraspinatus, infraspinatus, subscapularus, and teres minor. In general these muscles...

    Read More
  • 24
    MAY
    2016

    Chondroitin Sulfate for Osteoarthritis

    It is a disease affecting several different structures that make up most joints in the human body. These structures include: Articular cartilage, which is the thin rubbery film that lines the surfaces of bones when they come together to make a joint; Sub-chondral bone, which is the surface of the bones immediately below the articular cartilage, called articular cartilage...

    Read More
  • 12
    OCT
    2015

    Smoking Tobacco effect of Soft Tissue

    Smoking as few as 2 cigarettes per day doubles the number of cells in your blood stream that have damaged nuclei. A cells nucleus is where it's DNA is found. The type of cells damaged in this way are called endothelial cells and they are the ones...

    Read More

Book an appointment today!

Book Now