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The Importance of Physiotherapy with Low Back Pain

The Importance of Physiotherapy with Low Back Pain It is understood that 70% of Australians will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. The origin of the back pain is often unknown with 85% of cases diagnosed as non-specific low back pain, mostly because the aetiology of back pain is complex. The main symptoms of a possible low back injury include pins, needles and numbness referring down the leg. Pain with back movements. Common difficulties include putting on shoes, ... 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