10 reasons why you should use a medical back extension machine in case of back pain

The back extension device (lumbar thoracic extension) is one of the most widely used devices in fitness centres, physiotherapy practices, rehabilitation centres, and hospital rehabilitation facilities worldwide. There is a wide range of exercise equipment and varying levels of quality. What should you pay attention to when using or buying a back extension machine? What are the advantages of …

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What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy deals with restoring and maintaining functional movement, reducing pain and promoting health in individuals. As physiotherapists, we treat a wide array of conditions including: Spinal pain and injuries (e.g. disc prolapse) Headaches Sports injuries (e.g. ligament tears) Fractures (e.g. broken arm) Musculoskeletal problems (e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome) Post-surgical rehabilitation (e.g. following a knee replacement) …

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Each year, the RAAF was losing 7 man-years of productivity, mainly due to neck problems

Applying the world’s best practice for strength and conditioning to the RAAF’s fighter pilots. This two-part blog series provides a unique opportunity to learn about the demanding job of fighter pilots, how a pain-accepting culture had to be changed, and how device-based training has reduced pain and increased economic performance for the RAAF. The article, …

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Intelligent rehabilitation technology is helping China cope with its growing musculoskeletal problems

The 29th of September was a milestone for DAVID in China. The first public-private clinic for spine, hip & knee and shoulder problems was officially opened in Changshu, some two hours from Shanghai. The launch set in motion an ambitious plan to use intelligent rehabilitation technology nationawide to tackle China’s growing musculoskeletal problems caused by the …

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WorkStrong Physiotherapy: A distributor of Bauerfeind Australia

WorkStrong Physiotherapy is happy to announce that it has become a distributor of Bauerfeind Australia. Bauerfeind provides high-quality supports, braces, foot orthosis and medical-grade compression stockings which are designed to provide pain relief and stability. Bauerfeind products are exclusively made in Germany to meet stringent requirements in terms of quality, effectiveness and comfort. Graded medical …

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Creating a common language between physical therapist and patient: EVE profile reporting

An important component of the David Solution is the EVE platform. This blog article discusses how it creates a common language between the physiotherapist and patient. We also take a closer look at an EVE profile report from our champion MMA fighter, Tuomas Grönvall. When a patient trains on a David device, all of the training …

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Neurosurgeon’s active rehabilitation program changes people’s lives for the better

Dr. Luke Knox, a spine neurosurgeon based in Fayetteville, Arkansas began integrating the David Spine concept in 2016 into his Total Spine clinic that is a part of the Washington Regional Medical System. This article discusses his program and how effective it has been in improving people’s quality of life. Dr. Knox and his team always wanted to …

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Cervical Muscular Endurance Performance in Women With and Without Migraine

Published: Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, 2019 Volume:0 Issue:0 Pages:1–24 DOI: 10.2519/jospt.2019.8816 Study Design Cross-sectional, controlled laboratory study. Background Despite previous evidence, the association between migraines and cervical muscular performance is unclear. Objective To compare the differences in neck flexor and extensor muscle endurance between women with and without migraine. Methods Twenty-six women …

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