A Physio – Your GP’s most recommended health professional How physio can help you Physiotherapy can help you improve your general health and well-being in many ways. Beyond the more commonly known treatments for sports and muscular injuries, physiotherapy can also help with diabetes, bone and joint conditions, obesity, nerve and neurological problems, cancer and other conditions. Physiotherapists are highly trained and […]
A new report, released on Thursday by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare showed that relatively small changes—such as losing as little as 3 kilograms or maintaining our weight—could have a significant effect in reducing the health impact of overweight or obesity in Australia. The report, Impact of overweight and obesity as a risk factor […]
Every Olympian’s goal is: Citius, Altius, Fortius – Faster, Higher, Stronger. Unfortunately as athletes continue to push the limits in their quest for sporting excellence they put a lot of strain on their bodies and injuries do occur. The International Olympic Committee have published a booklet for athletes competing in Rio titled “The Role of […]
August is Tradies National Health Month. Australia’s trade industry continues to have among the highest health and safety issues of any sector. Time off work due to poor health and injury has a significant impact on business, communities, and more importantly the individual. Physio can help fix those aches and pains as well as helping with […]
Move More, Sit Less is all about getting people moving more and sitting less and changing sedentary behaviours of Australians. It’s recognising that the less you move and the more you sit, you are putting your health and quality of life at serious risk. With recent studies showing that the average office worker sits for […]
Led by Chronic Pain Australia, National Pain Week (25 – 31 July 2016) promotes four core aims. To de-stigmatise the experience of chronic pain; Promote current thinking to explain chronic pain to the wider Australian community; Create healing relationships between the person in pain and their pain clinician; Reduce the isolation and suffering of people […]
A recent study by Stephanie Filbay and colleagues from Melbourne, reported in the April issue of Journal of Physiotherapy, has shown the importance of returning to exercise for people who have had an anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. The researchers identified that people who find a way of returning to some form of exercise report better […]
With one of our physiotherapists currently expecting her second baby we have a strong interest in safe and appropriate exercise to do during pregnancy. Please call us if you would like to join our new Prenatal Clinical Pilates classes.
Stretching has many great positives. Try and take a stretch break every 1-2 hours from your desk and regroup. Clinical Pilates is not only great for improving core strength but is also important to boost joint mobility and flexibility also. So you carry around that “just stretched” feeling all day!