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Is Poor Posture is contributing to your Muscle & Joint problems.

Why Poor Posture is contributing to most of your Muscle & Joint problems.   There are numerous factors which can impact a person’s posture. The outcome of poor posture is the same regardless of what causes it, and is now becoming so common that most people have some first hand knowledge of the consequences of not maintaining good posture.   Low back pain is the most frequent complaint, but research shows neck, shoulder, arm pain and headaches have become increasingly widespread because of postural dysfunction. Foot and ... Read more

1 Hour Assessment +Treatment +Postural Screen

Get Your 1 Hour Assessment + Treatment + Postural Screen Valued at $304 For $101.   The end of the year is coming, and with that, so is the end of your private health insurance benefits for the year! As a valued patient of Physio Professionals, we would like to help you to get the most out of your health insurance benefits before they expire for the calendar year by offering you the following: Get $304 of Value and Just Pay The Gap. This appointment is ... Read more

Consequences of Poor Posture

Do you have poor posture?     There are many factors that can contribute to having poor posture. It is important to have correct posture as the consequences can severely affect your quality of life. These consequences can include; Back and Neck Pain Poor posture can put strain on your neck and back. This can cause discomfort for many desk-workers who tend to hunch over their keyboard Headaches 80% of headaches derive from the neck, and poor posture can be a contributing factor. If you are suffering from headaches, ... Read more

How We Manage Back Pain

How We Manage Your Back Pain Around 65% of people will at some point experience Low Back Pain (LBP) in their lifetime. Symptoms can range from a dull ache to excruciating and debilitating pain that can wake you up at night, stop you from participating in daily activities, working, doing household chores or your favourite hobbies. Here are what we believe to be the 5 Phases for a great outcome in managing & treating Back Pain. Phase 1. – Identifying the cause of your pain.  Identifying ... Read more

Do you hate your posture?

Pilates can improve ANY posture! Pilates exercises employ a gentle core contraction as the base for all other patterns of movement. Pilates involves finding and maintaining the most optimal posture whilst moving in a way that improves muscle timing, strength and movement sequencing. Over time and practice participants of Pilates begin to move/ sit/ work in ideal postures with optimal muscle recruitment. This can reduce pain and discomfort but also improve general tone and well-being of the entire body Try this simple ... Read more

Benefits of Pilates – Part 2

Develops Core Strength The core muscles of the body are the deep muscles of the back, abdomen, and pelvic floor. These are the muscles we rely on to support a strong, supple back, good posture, and efficient movement patterns. When the core is strong, the frame of the body is supported. This means the neck and shoulders can relax, and the rest of the muscles and joints are freed to do their jobs. A nice little side benefit is that the core training ... Read more