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Why does my achilles hurt when I run?

You’ve developed the running bug... Outdoor exercise is the new Netflix! If you have been down to the local parks or walking tracks, then you would know that Melbourne’s eastern suburbs are booming with keen runners and walkers soaking in the sunshine in a bid to curb their iso-boredom. For those of you who are [...]

By |2020-04-26T21:37:43+10:00April 27th, 2020|Exercise|Comments Off on Why does my achilles hurt when I run?

How does exercise affect mental health?

As everyone is acutely aware, the COVID-19 has affected everyone in one way, shape or form. Exercise is one of those activities that has been difficult to maintain particularly for those who regularly went to the gym or group fitness classes. Motivation to exercise during these times can be quite low especially trying to fit [...]

By |2020-04-24T15:40:56+10:00April 24th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on How does exercise affect mental health?

What happens when you stop exercising?

We all know that exercising is good for our health and it is something that we should build into our regular routine? We know that when we exercise regularly we ‘feel good’ and we have that sense of satisfaction that we are making the right choices for our health. All the best evidence for chronic [...]

By |2020-04-19T13:12:31+10:00April 19th, 2020|Exercise, Strength Training|Comments Off on What happens when you stop exercising?

Total Body workout

We understand that this is a challenging time for all, and although we are pleased to have gained clearance from the Federal Minister for Health that it is currently safe to remain open for business, we appreciate that everyone is facing a different set of circumstances and understand that some of our valued clients are [...]

By |2020-04-16T19:12:12+10:00April 16th, 2020|Exercise, Strength Training|Comments Off on Total Body workout

Lateral hip pain

With so many of us increasing our walking or modifying the type of exercise that we do, our team has recently seen an increase in clients reporting pain and discomfort on the outside of their hip. When addressed quickly, this common condition can be managed with great benefit from physiotherapy. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule discusses [...]

By |2020-04-14T16:12:57+10:00April 14th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Lateral hip pain

What do I need to do to prepare for my online physiotherapy consultation?

With so many of us working at home or spending increased time at home due to social distancing, our team has had an increased uptake in our online physiotherapy consultations and telefit programs. Based on feedback that we have received from our clients, our physiotherapist Jason Lee has put together his top tips on how [...]

By |2020-04-14T15:41:48+10:00April 12th, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on What do I need to do to prepare for my online physiotherapy consultation?

Reduce the risk of falling

Did you know that April is Falls prevention month? In line with this month and these unprecedented times, our physiotherapist Laura Scott discusses what we can do to reduce our likelihood of falling. This is especially important as most of us are electing to stay inside in self isolation or social distancing. However, it is [...]

By |2020-04-07T23:00:41+10:00April 7th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Strength Training|Comments Off on Reduce the risk of falling

Telehealth appointments are now available at Malvern East Physiotherapy

Malvern East Physiotherapy is pleased to announce our telehealth appointments. You can be assured our physiotherapists will provide the same individualised care and best possible treatment plan that leads to long-term health and injury prevention. What is a telehealth appointment? A telehealth appointment is delivering your usual physiotherapy services through a video-call or telephone. It [...]

By |2020-04-30T12:32:12+10:00April 2nd, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Telehealth appointments are now available at Malvern East Physiotherapy