Do you suffer from aching or sore feet?

  Having aching/sore arches of your feet is very common, most jobs require us to be standing on our feet for long period of time or for some women have to wear uncomfortable heals in the office. There are many ways you can help ease these aches and pains. A simple way you can reduce the pain is by some self-massage techniques. One great technique you can use is rolling on a spikey ball. Some steps you can follow are:...

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Netball Injuries

Netball is a game of fast movements, including jumping, throwing and rapid changes of direction. Injuries involving the knee and foot are a common consequence. While fitness helps, good jumping and landing techniques, a thorough warm-up before the game, and cool-down after the game will help prevent injury. Should you become injured, it is important to see a qualified physiotherapist for a rehabilitation program tailored specifically for you. The physiotherapists at Hoppers Physiotherapy are well trained to do this. They...

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Medibank Private is no longer Hoppers Physio’s preferred provider

Dear Valued Patient, Hoppers Physio has been a Preferred Provider for Medibank Private for 10+ years. Over this time,Medibank Private Health Insurance has controlled our amount of remuneration for physiotherapy services. Medibank Private are not providing you the customer the benefit that brings rates in line with current consumer rates. We believe, as a result, being a Preferred Provider influences the way we treat you. Over the past 5 years, Medibank Private has made little to no changes in the...

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A Pain in the Back!

Lower back pain is a widespread problem.  7 to 9 out of every 10 Australians will suffer from it at some time in their lives. In fact, 3.7 million Australians currently have back problems, according to The Australian Bureau of Statistics National Health Survey of 2014-15. Luckily, the problem is rarely serious, but can still interfere with daily life and your enjoyment of activities. The good news is, help is available without the need for invasive procedures or heavy drugs....

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