Red Flags Explained


Hi I’m Physio Phebe and I am here to guide you through injury management.


Red flags are signs or symptoms that indicate the need for immediate medical attention. If you are experiencing any of the following please consult a doctor asap or go to the emergency department of your hospital.

  • Losing control of your bowel or bladder
  • Feeling dizzy or losing balance
  • Feeling weak or numb anywhere in your body
  • Persistent pins + needles
  • Feeling nauseous or vertigo
  • Feeling faint
  • Have double vision
  • Having problems with your speech or swallowing
  • Have a fever or night sweats


If you are ever unsure, it is better just to go and get checked out, then the doctor can direct you to the most appropriate health professional.