Monthly Archives: October, 2015

How to achieving Better Balance

With October being Senior’s month, a physiotherapy issue is falls and balance.  Falls are a major cause of harm to the older population. Statistics indicated that approximately 25 per cent of people aged 65 or older have experienced a fall in the past 12 months. Surprisingly, the majority of these falls occurred in and around people’s homes. […]

Osteoporosis and Physiotherapy

Osteoporosis or osteopenia is a common disease which affects over one million Australians.  It is often known as a “silent disease” with no obvious symptoms.  Osteoporosis or osteopenia occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, faster than the body can replace it.  As a result, these bones become structurally weak and more brittle resulting in a […]