Tag Archives: exercise
Cancer and exercise – reduces the risk of death by nearly half
Wed,Aug 23, 2017 at 01:39PM by Michael Schwarer
This is from part of our course that we are offering in SantaBaraba (April 2018) and New Jersey (May 2018). If you are interested in participating in this 15 hour course, manual included, please feel free to contact us firstname.lastname@example.org The following article about cancer and exercise, Cancer survival: exercise reduces risk of death by nearly…..
Trigger point causes and treatment options for relief of symptoms
Thu,Feb 02, 2017 at 02:55PM by Douglas Wilson
What is a trigger point? The term trigger point or myofascial trigger point is used to describe the common source of symptoms in many musculoskeletal pain presentations, but are often overlooked as the possible source of both acute and chronic pain. Trigger points are commonly defined as hyperirritable spots in muscles and surrounding fascia that present as…..
Musculoskeletal therapy open on Saturdays
Tue,Jan 24, 2017 at 08:51PM by Michael Schwarer
Musculoskeletal therapy now open Saturday We now have musculoskeletal therapy available on Saturday mornings at our Annerley clinic at 16 Ekibin Rd. So if it’s urgent or you can’t make it for musculoskeletal therapy treatment during the week then come in for musculoskeletal therapy on a Saturday. Musculoskeletal therapist available on Saturday can treat a range of issues Musculoskeletal therapists can help people suffering from issues such tightness and pain in…..
Remedial massage open Saturday
Tue,Jan 17, 2017 at 08:59PM by Michael Schwarer
Remedial massage now open Saturday We now have remedial massage available on Saturday mornings at our Annerley clinic at 16 Ekibin Rd. So if it’s urgent or you can’t make it for remedial massage treatment during the week then come in for remedial massage on a Saturday. Remedial massage available on Saturday can treat a range of issues Remedial massage therapists can help people suffering from issues…..
Myotherapy open Saturday
Tue,Jan 10, 2017 at 08:51PM by Michael Schwarer
Myotherapy now open Saturday We now have myotherapy available on Saturday mornings at our Annerley clinic at 16 Ekibin Rd. So if it’s urgent or you can’t make it for myotherapy treatment during the week then come in for myotherapy on a Saturday. Myotherapist available on Saturday can treat a range of issues Myotherapists can help people suffering from issues such tightness and pain in the head, back, and neck……
Pilates exercises for the thoracic spine and diaphragm
Wed,Nov 02, 2016 at 12:30PM by Carla Mullins
The thoracic spine and diaphragm – important considerations for people with scleroderma, asthma or pneumonia In August 2005 my father died from Systemic Scleroderma, a complex autoimmune condition that markedly restricted the mobility of his lungs and diaphragm. In working with him many years ago I realised that there are many limitations in the way pilates teachers…..
Osteopathy open Saturday
Mon,Aug 15, 2016 at 01:43PM by Michael Schwarer
Osteopathy now open Saturday We now have osteopathy available every second Saturday morning at our Chelmer clinic. So if it’s urgent or you can’t make it for osteopathy treatment during the week then come in for osteopathy on a Saturday. Osteopath available on Saturday can treat a range of issues Our experienced osteopaths can treat females and males of all ages and fitness levels. They can help…..
Ankle stiffness in runners and athletes
Sun,Feb 21, 2016 at 02:00AM by Carla Mullins
How does ankle stiffness influence the risk of injury in runners? An article I recently read explored the question of dynamic joint stiffness in high-arched and low-arched athletes during a barefoot running task(1). The researchers wondered if ankle stiffness was a potential underlying risk to injury in the two different groups. The importance of this question…..
Physiotherapy open Saturday
Sun,Feb 14, 2016 at 06:00AM by Michael Schwarer
Physiotherapy open Saturday We now have physiotherapy available on Saturdays at our West End and Chelmer clinics. So if it’s urgent or you can’t make it for physiotherapy treatment during the week then come in for physiotherapy open Saturday. Physiotherapy open Saturday for sports people // Taping and strapping – if you’re nursing an injury…..
Labral tears and hip pain
Fri,Feb 12, 2016 at 05:15PM by Carla Mullins
Labral tears and hip pain Labral tears are a common cause of hip pain and associated dysfunction. When we walk, run and move our femurs (thigh bones) move in and around the hip as if there was a mortar in a pestle. The precision of the rhythm is essential in order to minimise injury and…..
7 key exercise considerations for lymphoedema
Tue,Jan 05, 2016 at 05:35PM by Carla Mullins
This article is a partial extract from our Cancer and Lymphoedema training course being offered from this year, with Santa Barbara Workshop scheduled for April 2018 and New Jersey Workshop in May 2018. The course will take students through the definitions and considerations for various types of cancers as well as the physical consequences of treatment. It…..
Plantar fasciitis and foot pain
Tue,Oct 06, 2015 at 11:28AM by Douglas Wilson
Plantar fasciitis and foot pain “It feels like there is a knife under my foot”. Sounds uncomfortable, right? This is one of the symptoms those who suffer from an episode of plantar fasciitis complain of, and as it is the most common form of foot pain presenting to health professions, is likely to be experienced…..
Cancer – treatment, survival and exercise
Fri,Sep 11, 2015 at 12:45PM by Carla Mullins
Cancer in its many guises affects one in three Australian men and one in four Australian women and it affects people of all ages, genders, races and socioeconomic classes. However, survival rates differ and women are more likely to survive cancer than men. When it comes to exercise, there is no doubt that cancer patients…..
How to run more efficiently and avoid injuries
Fri,Apr 10, 2015 at 02:06PM by Body Organics
Benefits of running Running is one of the most convenient forms of exercise that you can start with as you do not need special equipment. Also the many benefits of running are well known, such as: // It is a weight bearing exercise so running helps build strong bones // Running will strengthen…..
Two simple exercises to help prevent hamstring strain
Tue,Apr 07, 2015 at 05:09PM by Body Organics
Hamstring strains and running Running is becoming more and more popular as a form of exercise. It is great to see people getting out and becoming more active, however with this increased activity we are seeing an increase in the amount of patients with running related injuries such as hamstring strain. There are a variety…..
Handy running tips for training, recovery and injuries
Fri,Mar 27, 2015 at 02:02PM by Carla Mullins
Whether it be running for fun or competitive racing, triathlons, Tough Mudder or a Spartan Race, in 2015 runners can get their training off on the right foot with these handy tips on training, injury prevention and recovery. Running tips for training and injury prevention Progress your running training gradually and avoid increasing total weekly…..
5 steps for safe lifting to avoid back injury
Wed,Mar 18, 2015 at 08:20PM by Douglas Wilson
Can you lift safely and avoid back pain? Back pain following lifting a heavy object is a common presentation to a physiotherapist. But is there a safe way to lift without back pain? Our bodies are designed to move … and lift. The problem of lower back pain arises however when we lift in a position…..
Back Pain & Physiotherapy
Tue,Mar 17, 2015 at 06:03PM by Carla Mullins
How do stress and lifestyle influence lower back pain? Our previous back pain physiotherapy posts have covered preventing and treating lower back pain and safe lifting techniques. Leah mentions how stress and lifestyle factors may influence the severity of pain or the level of disability associated with a low back injury, yet as a general population the influence that…..
Physiotherapy for back pain
Tue,Mar 17, 2015 at 05:37PM by Body Organics
Almost everyone has had some form of lower back pain at some point in their lives. It may have started after a tackle at a sporting event, after moving house or after a long day sitting at a desk. It may be just a little niggle that comes on from time to time, or the…..
What are the benefits of doing pregnancy pilates?
Thu,Feb 05, 2015 at 03:35PM by Body Organics
Changes during pregnancy There are myriad changes that occur to the body and progress right throughout pregnancy. Many of these changes will affect the activities that a person is able to perform, as well as the exercises that they feel safe and comfortable doing. It is, however, important for women to maintain their health, strength…..
Are ‘health’ and ‘wellbeing’ actually the same thing?
Wed,Feb 04, 2015 at 10:13AM by Janet Schloss
How to achieve a balance of health and wellbeing in your life Health and wellbeing are commonly confused as being the same thing, but in reality they are quite different. There are things you do for your health that you may not feel are good for your wellbeing. For example, you need to go to…..