Piriformis syndrome is one of the causes of sciatica. It is caused by the piriformis muscle (a muscle in your buttocks that rotates the hip) irritating or compressing the sciatic nerve. Piriformis syndrome sometimes is called wallet sciatica or fat-wallet syndrome. Kramer (from Seinfeld) makes reference to such a problem in an episode where he.. read more →

Muscle Energy Technique (MET), was first described by Osteopath Fred Mitchell Sr in 1948, and further developed by Fred Mitchell Jnr. It is a form of osteopathic treatment in which the patient is placed in a precise position. The patient is asked to actively contract specific muscles, in a specific direction against a counter-force applied.. read more →

30 Jan 2013
January 30, 2013

Heat or Ice

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When to use Ice or Heat? This is a very common question patients ask all the time. The easiest way to remember is: Use ice for injuries and use heat for muscles. Ice: Ice is a painless, drug free way of settling down inflamed, hot and swollen tissues. It is not a form of treatment,.. read more →

If you are having ongoing hamstring injuries contact VSRC and Daniel Comerford can help develop a program for you. These exercises are high level rehabilitation and prehabilitation exercises used at AFL level by experienced athletes. Do not attempt these exercises without referring to a health professional first. read more →

This is a really common presentation to clinics everyday. But what is Trochanteric Bursitis? Lets break it down. The Bursitis Part? A bursa is a sack full of fluid which sits in different parts of your body. It acts as a cushion between many of the muscles, tendons and joints. Bursitis is the inflammation and.. read more →