Interview by Dr Doug Cary with Dr Peter Selvaratnam on his professional work, medical research, books written and humanitarian work

The following is an interview with Dr Peter Selvaratnam on his professional work, medical research, books written and humanitarian work by Dr Doug Cary of AAP Education.Today's interview guest is with Physiotherapist Dr Peter Selvaratram (Platypus Award). In addition to telling us about his distinguished journey as a researcher, author,...

Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy is when the facial muscles on one side suddenly weakens due to altered function of the Facial nerve - the seventh cranial nerve. This weakness results in one side of your face to droop and affects your smile, frown, and closure of your eye on that side. Some...

Dry Needling

The concept of dry needling was initiated due to the philosophical concepts of acupuncture in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).Dry needling of myofascial trigger points was first developed in the 1800s and was formally researched by Dr Kellgren in 1930 and later by Dr Lewis in the 1940s. Dr Janet Travell...

Headache, Orofacial Pain and Bruxism

Headache, Orofacial Pain and Bruxism; Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and ManagementWritten by Dr Peter Selvaratnam, Ken Niere and Maria ZuluagaForeword by Ed Byrne[Note: The Headache, Orofacial Pain and Bruxism; Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Management book is at present not in stock with us. Please purchase from Elsevier Australia on...

Treatments

Melbourne Spinal and Sports Medicine (MSSM) Clinic provide treatment for a wide range of injuries and conditions that can affect your muscles and joints.  There are many treatments that may be offered by your physiotherapists.WHAT ARE SOME PHYSIOTHERAPY TREATMENT CHOICES? Joint Mobilisation and Spinal Manipulation * Joint Mobilisation and Spinal...