Walking to prevent low back pain
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Walking can be an effective and accessible means of preventing and managing low back pain. Its many benefits, including improved posture, strengthened core muscles, enhanced fitness, weight management, and stress reduction, can significantly contribute to a healthier and improved lower back. Our physiotherapists can tailor walking programs to individual needs, ensuring safety and effectiveness. So, […]
Exercise effective for managing depression
When working with athletes involved in contact sport, concussion based injuries can be relatively common. Timely and efficient assessment and management of sports related concussion is important to avoid any unnecessary complications resulting from the injury and to also ensure that the athlete is provided with the most up to date recommendations, which then facilitate […]
Keeping mentally healthy is just as important as staying physically healthy.
A new study by University of South Australia researchers shows that physical activity is 1.5 times more effective for managing depression than counselling or leading medications. The research showed that exercise programs around 12 weeks long were the most effective at reducing mental health symptoms, highlighting the speed at which physical activity can make a […]
An Introduction In How To Cope With Neck Pain- Part Two
And the good news is there are things we can all do to promote our mental wellbeing and create a stronger more resilient community. The Mentally Healthy WA team at Curtin University run the Act-Belong-Commit campaign. They tell us: Being active, having a sense of belonging and having a purpose in life all contribute to […]
An Introduction In How To Cope With Neck Pain- Part One
In part one of our blog regarding neck pain, we touched on how you can activity manage, reduce and prevent neck pain in regards to sleep posture, ergonomics and exercising. In part two, we will look into some basic stretches, postures and exercises that you can look to, to help with managing and reducing your […]
Impact Physiotherapy has joined Youtube!
If you have ever woken with a stiff neck, experienced neck pain after a long day of working at your computer, or following a bout of exercise, you are not alone. For mild neck pain, there a few basic ways that you can aim to alleviate, prevent and manage your symptoms. NOTE:If however you experience […]
COVID-19 How it affects your experience at Impact Physio
COVID-19 has seen so many people now working from home, and without access to their regular gym, group fitness classes or personal training studio. Regular exercise is so important on so many different levels. It is a outlet for stress, a break from prolonged postures (such as sitting at a desk) and a way to […]
Where would I be without my Physio?
OPEN AS NORMAL! COVID-19 UPDATE JULY 2023 IMPACT PHYSIO IS WORKING AS NORMAL- WE DO STILL ASK THAT YOU CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT IF YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM ANY SEVERE FLU OR COLD SYMPTOMS. NEW UPDATE– FRIDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2021-TRANSITION RESTRICTIONS WELL DONE WA! We’re back this SATURDAY 6 February!We are so pleased to announce that […]
The importance of Water
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 […]
This is a great video from Ted-Ed on the importance of drinking the right amount of water. It is recommended 2.0-2.5 L per day for women and 2.5-3.7 L per day for men.