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Free E- Book . 5 Simple Tips For Neck Pain & Headache Relief

Download Your Free Copy. 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.   Read more

Top tips For Healthy Knees

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 ... Read more

Gap Free Initial Physio Appointment

Gap Free Initial Physio Ph: 5438 9111 Did you know that over 70% of our patients see us for Neck, Shoulder or Back Pain. The unfortunate thing is that in most cases it is avoidable. Just like your car your body also needs regular check-ups to avoid a break down. Unlike your car you can't trade your body in for a new when you feel like it. Don't have a Neck, Shoulder or Back Problem. That's ok. As long as you have Muscles or Joints we can help. For ... Read more

Top Benefits of Massage

  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.   Lower stress The long-term ... Read more

Standing Workstations

May Newsletter Standing Workstations Standing workstations, or variable-height workstations, are desks that adjust to allow the user to stand up or sit down whilst working.  Their use has been gaining momentum of late following studies supporting their benefits as well as some mainstream media coverage.   What does the evidence say? It seems there is evidence that supports a few benefits of using a variable height workstation: Workers who regularly changed between sitting and standing during their day had shorter and fewer breaks, and were more productive than those who ... Read more

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

What is TOS? Thoracic outlet syndrome is a group of disorders that occur when the blood vessels or nerves in the space between the clavicle and the first rib (thoracic outlet) become compressed. This can cause pain in the shoulders and neck, and numbness in the fingers. Symptoms Symptoms vary depending on which nerve is compressed. Neurological thoracic outlet syndrome is characterised by compression of the brachial plexus. The symptoms include: Muscle wasting at the base of the thumb Numbness or tingling in thearm or fingers Pain or aching in the ... Read more

Stress Incontinence

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 ... Read more

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Impingement 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 ... Read more

What is Physiotherapy?

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 Weight loss Athlete screening to ... Read more

Are you pregnant or have you just given birth?

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: http://www.continence.org.au/ A women’s health physiotherapist may be able to help you with all your queries and concerns. Physiotherapists have a great understanding ... Read more
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