By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) It is not uncommon for enthusiastic athletes in late primary school and early high school to experience significant pain in their heels when participating in sport. The most common cause of heel pain in patients of this age is calcaneal apophysitis (sometimes called Sever’s syndrome). What is Calcaneal apophysis?…Details
As part of Spinal Health Week 2018, we at Coomera Wellness Centre are encouraging patients to make small lifestyle changes to improve your spinal health and wellbeing. Musculoskeletal conditions are very common, affecting 30% (6.9 million) of all Australians (including 3.7 million people with back problems). While in some cases this cannot be avoided (such as…Details
By Peter Foley (Registered Podiatrist) Growing pains are a common complaint of young patients, with a recent Australian study estimating between 35 and 40% of children aged 4-6 years are affected. Older children may also be affected at any age up to the completion of puberty. What are Growing pains? Growing pains are typified by…Details
Wishing our patients fun and festivities on the Gold Coast Show holiday!
Coomera Wellness Centre will be closed on the Show holiday (Friday 1 September), however we are OPEN on Saturday from 7:30am – 1pm.
Our standard opening hours will resume on Monday 4 September 2017.
Chronic pain is a significant problem in Australia and the western world. If you have ever suffered chronic pain, you will know the debilitating effect it can have on your life. The effects of chronic pain can be wide-reaching, extending beyond the significant physical issues, to increased work absences and resultant economic stress on individuals,…Details
Neck pain is nobody’s friend, and it is definitely not an ideal sleeping companion. Pain-filled nights can leave a person dull, groggy, and not ready to face the day in the morning. Unfortunately, certain sleeping positions can further aggravate neck pain to the point it robs a person of a good night’s sleep. If you suffer…Details
For World Spine Day on Sunday 16 October 2016, the Chiropractors’ Association of Australia (CAA) is encouraging people to ‘Straighten Up and Move’. World Spine Day is a global campaign to highlight the importance of physical activity and improving posture for good spinal health and prevention of injury, as part of the Bone and Joint…Details
Even if you have never stepped foot onto a court before, you may end up with tennis elbow. Occurring along the muscle that allows extension of the wrist, it is a painful condition that can linger for weeks or months. Previously, tennis elbow primarily showed up in athletes. Due to the increased interest in…Details
Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise, and offers many benefits. It can be done anywhere, it tones the lower body and it burns a heap of energy. Pounding the pavement over time, however, can result in injuries to the knees, ankles, and hips. Whether you run a few kilometres a…Details