Shockwave Therapy

What is Shockwave Therapy? Originally used in the medical field of Urology in the 1980s for the treatment of kidney stones, Shockwave has since been found to be useful in orthopedics, physiotherapy, and sports medicine. Shockwave can be used to stimulate the body’s natural healing process, with positive effects demonstrated on bone and tendon repair […]

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Summer Events in Bunbury

Summer in Bunbury is fantastic for taking part in local events and challenges – with categories for beginners through to elite athletes why not sign up?! Or even just come out to watch, be inspired and soak up the atmosphere! Koombana Physiotherapy is proud to be involved and sponsor several local events throughout the year. […]

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Benefits of using a Foam Roller

Do you use a Foam Roller?           There are many reasons to incorporate Foam Rolling into your self-care practice. Benefits can include: * Reduced pain and muscle soreness * Increased blood flow and oxygen to the muscle tissues, helping to speed up the natural healing process. * Improved flexibility – combined […]

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Physio 101 – Being nice to your Tendons

Being Nice to your Tendons 101 Tendinitis, Tendinopathy, Tennis Elbow, Tendon pain, or just something ending in “algia”. As physios, treating tendons can be quite challenging, as the landscape seems to keep changing with every passing year and every “latest” piece of research that gets produced.  As a patient, things can become even more difficult […]

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