Acupuncture versus Dry Needling

From the patient’s perspective, there’s not much difference between the two modalities.  Essentially, both practices involve very thin needles being skilfully driven into different regions of the body.  The main difference between the two is that acupuncture...
Exercises for upper back pain

Exercises for upper back pain

People complaining of upper back pain, whether they realise it or not, will most often be referring to pain in the region of the thoracic spine.  The thoracic spine is made up of 12 vertebrae that sit roughly from the level of your belly button, to the junction...
Lower back pain exercises

Lower back pain exercises

Lower back pain presents in so many different ways.  On the contrary, two people with the same set of symptoms may respond to completely different treatment plans.  Perhaps the one thing all of us have in common, is our fight against gravity.  We are...
Spinal Decompression Exercises

Spinal Decompression Exercises

Each and every one of us, for the rest of our lives, will be engaged in the battle against gravity.  It is a constant force applied to us every single day.  Coupled with the hours we sit, the sports we play, and the unexpected trips and falls we...
Active Release Technique Sydney

Active Release Technique Sydney

Active Release Technique [ART] is available at The Physicaltherapy Centre, Walker House, Level 3, Suite 304, 161 Walker Street, North Sydney, NSW. Tom Cartwright, Sports Chiropractor, has been practicing ART since 2008 in conjunction with a multitude of other...

Laser Therapy – North Sydney

THOR Low Level Laser Therapy system CLINICAL APPLICATIONS: Acute or chronic tendinopathiesSprains and strainsNeck and back painOsteoarthritisPost-operative painTissue healing TREATMENT Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) improves tissue repair, reduces pain and...

Graston Technique Sydney

Graston Technique is used specifically for the diagnosis and treatment of soft tissue. The Graston Technique utilises stainless steel apparatus in combination with therapeutic active movements to restore range of motion. The tools are used as an extension to manual...

Cold Laser Therapy Sydney

At The Physicaltherapy Centre, our practitioners use the Thor PBMT Pro Laser – the most advanced “low level laser therapy” (LLLT) product available in the market today.Laser Therapy is a light therapy whereby laser or LED lights are passed over the affected area....

Low Level Laser Therapy [LLLT] Sydney

At The Physicaltherapy Centre, our practitioners use the Thor PBMT Pro Laser – the most advanced “low level laser therapy” (LLLT) product available in the market today.Laser Therapy is a light therapy whereby laser or LED lights are passed over the affected area....

Photobiomodulation Therapy [PBMT] Sydney

At The Physicaltherapy Centre, our practitioners use the Thor PBMT Pro Laser – the most advanced “low level laser therapy” (LLLT) product available in the market today.Laser Therapy is a light therapy whereby laser or LED lights are passed over the affected area....