Mandurah Physio – Knee & Thigh

Knee & Thigh

Tips to squat Correctly

4 Tips To Squat Correctly
Squats are one of the best exercises for people with knee pain or arthritis.  They maintain the strength in major leg muscle groups such as glutes (buttocks) and quads (front of the thigh). They are a great weight-bearing exercise for optimizing bone health, Many clients avoid squats due to knee arthritis, but interestingly, people with knee […]

Hamstring Strain?

Hamstring Injuries are common and are seen regularly in physiotherapy clinics.  Due to the increased incidence of hamstring strains during football, a lot of research has gone into the prevention of hamstring strains.  Most thigh supports are designed to create increased shock absorption in order to protect against direct blows to the thighs, which may […]

Sciatica pain?

Sciatica pain comes from the large nerve, the sciatic nerve which passes down through the buttocks, down the back/side of the thigh and then divides into other nerves in the low leg.  There are many reasons as to why this nerve becomes inflamed but it often originates from the lower back.  The sciatic nerve is formed […]

Chronic Thigh Pain?

Soft tissue injuries should settle fairly quickly.  When they don’t the cause may be something else.  Backs that are not functioning properly may refer down the leg or create a biomechanical overload of muscles down the leg.  If pain becomes chronic and doesn’t go away, get an assessment from an experienced physiotherapist.  The longer the […]

Knee Pain?

Knee pain is common and there are a variety of reasons for this type of pain.  A direct injury may damage soft tissue or bone at the knee itself.   It could also be caused by what is happening at the foot or the hip or even the back!  Having flat aches in your feet may […]