Mastitis & Blocked Ducts

Almost 1 in 5 breastfeeding women experience mastitis or blocked ducts. Most commonly this occurs in the first 3 months but it can occur at anytime. A blocked duct is an obstruction of milk flow in a portion of the breast, either at the nipple or further back in the ductal system.   Mastitis is […]

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Cracked Nipples?

Have you been suffering from nipple pain, grazed or cracked nipples during breastfeeding? Nursing a newborn can be a beautiful experience, but it can also be challenging at times. Many mothers find the initial stages of breastfeeding tricky, with 80% of breastfeeding women experiencing some nipple pain or fissures. This pain can be so severe […]

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How can a Pelvic Health Physio help you? Part 1

What does a Pelvic Health Physio do? A Pelvic Health Physio treats the muscles in the pelvis known as the ‘pelvic floor’. This means, they treat everyone and anyone; including women, men and children.  There is so much a Pelvic Health Physio can do for your specific presentation, above and beyond just giving you ‘pelvic […]

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TENS machine hire

Looking forward to welcoming your new little one into the world soon? MamaTENS uses the latest technology in TENS to offer drug-free, more natural pain relief during labour. Make an appointment with one of our Women’s Health physios to learn how to benefit from TENS during your labour and to book your machine hire. Please […]

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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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Archies – the only thongs recommended by your Physio

Summer is well on its way, and what better way to look after your feet than with a colourful, stylish & supportive pair of Archie thongs?! We LOVE Archies here at Koombana Physio! Why? Because they may look just like ‘normal’ thongs, but with the same support as a typical orthotic they provide comfort beyond what […]

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Hamstring Rehab – top tips for a quick recovery

Want some tips on how to quickly and successfully recover from a Hamstring injury? In the following short videos Sean takes us through some simple, practical rehab exercises for the various stages of your recovery. Part 1 – Early stages of recovery   Part 2 – 1-2 weeks in – a couple of more advanced […]

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