Exercise effective for managing depression
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 […]
Telehealth is here!
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 […]
COVID-19 How it affects your experience at Impact Physio
We now offer Telehealth! Unable to come into our clinic? We can still help you with: Injury assessment and management Pre and post op rehabilitation Basic pelvic health assessment and management Education, self care and exercise prescription Working from home ergonomic setups One on one exercise sessions from the comfort of your home The service […]
Where would I be without my Physio?
NEW UPDATE- MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY- OPEN AS NORMAL! WE ARE SO GLAD TO ANNOUNCE THAT IMPACT PHYSIO IS WORKING AGAIN AS PER PRE LOCKDOWN- SO SANS MASK! WE DO ASK ALL PATIENTS TO STILL SIGN IN WITH THE SAFE WA APP ON ARRIVAL AND CANCEL YOUR APPOINTMENT IF YOU ARE SUFFERING FROM ANY SEVERE FLU […]
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 […]
Small changes in our weight can lead to better health outcomes – Exercise for life
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.
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 […]