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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

Keep Your Body Moving This “Movember”

Movember The best way to ensure Physical and mental health is to be active. “Research says that if you have prostate cancer, you can actually extend your life expectancy by up to 60% by exercising. Ways to get moving, little moves can make a big difference when it comes to your body and mind’s health. Get moving one day at a time (one for each day of the week as seen on APA facebook)   Going out for lunch? Cut the lunch short and finish the ... Read more

November Newsletter – Hydrotherapy

This months issue: Hydrotherapy With the benefits of joint stability and range of motion, addressing balance, core, and a light cardiovascular workout, Hydrotherapy is an excellent exercise and highly effective way to stretch and strengthen your body without over straining muscles or stressing your joints. Performed in an indoor heated pool with light equipment, hydrotherapy makes for an excellent rehabilitation pathway. It can also provide an effective fitness regime for the later part of your life. Combining Hydrotherapy and a regular walking program will ... Read more

Hydrotherapy Exercise Class

What is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is a specific physiotherapist led treatment and exercise class in a heated pool. The heat encouraged stiff joints and tight muscles to relax while the buoyancy of the water takes the load off your joints, therefore allowing you to exercise without pain. The class includes upper and lower body strengthening, cardiovascular exercise, and balance training. There are generally no more than 10 people per class. This ensures the physiotherapist can focus on the needs of each individual. How do I book into ... Read more

Pilates

Clinical Pilates at Physio Professionals!   With an emphasis on core conditioning, breathing and body awareness, Pilates exercise is a safe and highly effective way to stretch, strengthen and streamline your body without building bulk or stressing your joints. Performed on a mat or specialised equipment, Pilates is a fitness regime for life. The perfect complement to cardiovascular exercise, sport, rehab and life, Pilates will leave you looking toned, feeling revitalized and moving with ease.   Physio Professionals Pilates classes are held at the Caloundra ... Read more