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Foot Anatomy

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a very common condition that affects millions of people each year. In fact, it is the leading cause of heel pain around the world. Despite this condition being so common few people understand what it actually is. At Robina Physio we excel at treating this condition and we hope this information helps empower your recovery.
Exercise at the beach

Exercise

Exercising and being physically active is essential for good mental and physical health and wellbeing. It reduces the risk of many diseases, including some cancers, and helps maintain a healthy weight. It is possible for everyone to take control of their activity levels in many cheap and easy ways. At Robina Physio on the Gold Coast we can help you get started in a safe and effective manner.
Knee Anatomy Robina Physio

Knee Pain (Patellofemoral Pain)

Knee pain is a very common complaint that can affect people of all ages and fitness levels. Knee pain can be the result of an acute injury such as a fracture, ligament or meniscus tear. It can also be related to chronic conditions like arthritis, gout, tendinopathies or from patellofemoral pain syndrome.
Calf Muscle Stretch On Step

Sever’s Disease

Sever’s disease is the common name for a condition called calcaneal apophysitis. It is a very common condition affecting children/adolescents between the ages of 8-14 and is more common in boys than girls. This injury tends to be more prevalent in sports that involve repetitive activities including running and jumping.

Lower Back Pain

Back Pain is a very common condition that will affect between 70-90% of the population at some point of their life. It may come as a surprise that back pain is also the 2nd leading cause of disease burden in Australia, where 2 in 5 people report that back pain moderately interfered with daily activities.