Tag Archives: rehabilitation
Ankylosing spondylitis – treatments and pilates exercises
Sat,Aug 25, 2018 at 08:52PM by Carla Mullins
What is ankylosing spondylitis? Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an autoimmune condition affecting the joints of the spine, particularly the sacroiliac joint (SIJ), but can affect all parts of the spine and other joints within the body. Ankylosing spondylitis symptoms can include: // Stiffness. One client described the sensation that their back moved like a…..
Gluteal tendinopathy explained – symptoms, exercises and more
Tue,Jan 02, 2018 at 04:30PM by Carla Mullins
Gluteal tendinopathy and why it’s “Love me tendon…” Using an unashamed pun from Elvis and his classic song Love me Tender, our article Love me Tendon explains gluteal tendinopathy, its pathology and its symptoms. It also provides exercises and great ideas on programs for recovery and rehabilitation. And your clients will love the improvements to their glute med…..
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……
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…..
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
Thu,Feb 18, 2016 at 02:00AM by Douglas Wilson
What is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo? The sudden onset of severe dizziness due to no apparent cause is something that may affect many of us throughout our lifetime. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder of the inner ear and is the most common cause of vertigo symptoms. Causes of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo Calcium…..
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…..
De Quervain syndrome – exercises for recovery
Tue,Feb 02, 2016 at 01:27PM by Carla Mullins
What is de Quervain syndrome? De Quervain syndrome is a painful inflammation of tendons in the thumb that extend to the wrist (tenosynovitis). The swollen tendons and their coverings rub against the narrow tunnel through which they pass. The result is pain at the base of the thumb and extending into the lower arm. De…..
What is boomeritis?
Tue,Feb 02, 2016 at 12:02PM by Michael Schwarer
My mystery affliction finally had a name! A number of years ago whilst driving my car and listening to the radio, I heard an interesting interview with the then editor of Australia’s Macquarie Dictionary. She was talking about all the new words that had entered the Australian lexicon in the prior 12 months. Her favourite that year was…..
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…..
Pilates exercises for hip replacements
Wed,Oct 21, 2015 at 05:18PM by Carla Mullins
Hip replacements are more common than many think In 2012-13 there were about 32,000 hip replacement procedures within Australia alone. Obviously this means it is quite a common procedure affecting a substantial number of people, people who could be walking or limping into a typical pilates studio about to have a hip replacement or having…..
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…..
Kegel exercises and pelvic floor exercises to keep your pelvic floor healthy
Tue,Jun 02, 2015 at 03:16PM by Body Organics
Your pelvic floor and what you should know about it … When we think of core strength, what immediately comes to mind is our abdominal muscles. However, our core is much more complex. There is no standardised definition of core strength, however, the core muscles can be thought of as those that help us maintain…..
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…..
A Rethink About Pilates as Just a Rehabilitation Method
Tue,Mar 24, 2015 at 01:20PM by Carla Mullins
Many of us recognise that Joseph Pilates developed a very strong conditioning program for people that required mastery of mind and body. We forget that it took many years for him to develop the program and the mental and physical strength to perform to the precision and control he demanded of himself and others. Eve…..
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…..