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Find out 5 simple but effective tips to give you relief from Neck pain or Headaches.
Find out why the right pillow is important.
Why posture and strength is important.
What stretches to do that can help.
Top Tips to maintain knee health
Strength Exercise: Strength training that focuses heavily on building up muscles in the quadriceps and hamstrings can decrease pain and help people better tolerate arthritis and other structural knee problems. Staying active helps control weight and build muscle, both of which can help protect your knees from further damage.
Stretching: Stretches that focus on the calf, hamstring and quadriceps muscles take pressure off the knees and kneecaps. A well-conditioned, flexible body is less likely to develop overuse ...
The Top Benefits of Massage
We live in a very hectic and fast paced world these days. Stress from work and family life, poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to a body that struggles to run optimally.
Massage plays a very important role in helping you maintain your greatest asset in your life – That’s right your health.
More than just feeling relaxed, massage has scientifically researched real world benefits. Here are some of the main benefits from having regular massages.
The long-term ...
1 in 3 Woman who have ever had a child have incontinence
Women with stress incontinence – that is, women who wet themselves when they cough, sneeze or are active – will find pelvic floor muscle training can help in getting over this problem.
For pregnant women, pelvic floor muscle training will help the body cope with the growing weight of the baby. Healthy, fit muscles before the baby is born will mend more easily after the birth.
As women grow older, the pelvic ...
Shoulder impingement is one of the most common conditions of the shoulder. It is a process by which poor posture or repetitive overload causes pinching or ‘impingement’ of structures between the two bones which make up the shoulder complex. It is often the supraspinatus tendon +/- the subacromial bursa that become impinged between the humerus and the scapular bones as pictured:
Signs and symptoms:
Catch of pain at shoulder level or above
Inability to do overhead activities without pain
Inability to reach the hand ...
What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty that remediates impairments and promotes mobility, function, and quality of life through examination, diagnosis, prognosis, and physical intervention (therapy using mechanical force and movements).
Many people do not realise that physiotherapists can improve mobility, function and quality of life in the presence or ABSENCE of disease/ pathology or injury.
Below is a list of objectives we have helped individuals with in the past:
Improving overall posture and mobility
Preventing work related injury
Athlete screening to ...
Many women who are pregnant or have recently welcomed their new addition into the world are unsure about how to return to exercise. A lot of women have been told by friends or doctors that they should do their pelvic floor exercises but are unsure how to do these exercises.
The continence foundation of Australia has some great resources, check them out:
A women’s health physiotherapist may be able to help you with all your queries and concerns. Physiotherapists have a great understanding ...