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Clinical Exercise

Physiotherapy remains able to operate under the guidance of providing care to prevent significant change or deterioration of functional status. Malvern East Physiotherapy provides both clinical consultations and clinical exercise intervention for current and chronic health conditions. A number of our current clients will have been prescribed clinical exercise as part of their overall management [...]

By |2020-08-11T09:44:53+10:00August 11th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, Strength Training|Comments Off on Clinical Exercise

Functional Strength and Balance Home Workout

Our physiotherapists Laura Scott and Sarah Yule take us through a functional strength and balance workout to be performed at home. Equipment required: Sturdy chair Resistance band or theraband Functional strength exercises: Sit to stand Banded knee extension Hip abduction Calf Raises Balance exercises: Heel to toe balance Single leg balance https://youtu.be/3ezEUq7dJEM Our team of [...]

By |2020-07-27T22:01:36+10:00July 27th, 2020|Exercise|Comments Off on Functional Strength and Balance Home Workout

Mat Pilates Workout for Home

Our physiotherapist Laura Scott runs through a pilates workout that you can do from the comfort of home. These exercises are great for improving core strength and postural endurance. Equipment required includes a foam roller, theraband and a slider. Home pilates workout: Lumbar rolls for flexibility Glut bridges for core and gluteal strength Side lie [...]

By |2020-07-20T14:54:27+10:00July 20th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, Strength Training|Comments Off on Mat Pilates Workout for Home

Sport specific home workout

Our physiotherapist’s Laura Scott and Sarah Yule provide a circuit based workout great for any sporting code. Regardless of what sport you or your family are participating in, there are sport specific movement patterns common in all sports. This circuit can be performed at home and specifically incorporates the key movement patterns in any sport. [...]

By |2020-07-27T21:58:04+10:00July 20th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on Sport specific home workout

Advanced Home Workout

Struggling to work out at home? Our physiotherapists Amelia Thomas and Michael Scardamaglia run through an advanced exercise circuit to do at home. Minimal equipment is required with this circuit using resistance bands and light dumbbells. Advanced Exercise Circuit: 15 x Single leg Romanian dead lift and Single arm row 15 x Opening arc and [...]

By |2020-07-27T21:56:43+10:00July 20th, 2020|Exercise, Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Advanced Home Workout

Transition to training after Covid-19

With community sport postponed for an additional 6 weeks, it is time to maximise injury prevention whilst keeping skills sharp.  Understandably, the recent news is incredibly frustrating for local sport and children. Our physiotherapist Laura Scott identifies the best way to train over the next 6 weeks to get back to sport as quickly and [...]

By |2020-07-12T18:07:29+10:00July 12th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training|Comments Off on Transition to training after Covid-19

How do you stay fit working from home?

2020 has been a challenge for most, with working from home becoming the new norm and exercise becoming a welcome change of pace to break up the day. With the current pandemic forcing workplaces to shut down their offices and shared spaces, many people are finding themselves at home, on a computer, in a new [...]

By |2020-07-04T11:47:19+10:00July 4th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on How do you stay fit working from home?

Heading back to the gym? Here’s our guide on how to prevent getting injured.

Over the past few weeks, restrictions have been gradually easing in Victoria including re-opening of gym and fitness facilities. Over this pandemic, some of us have taken up alternate home based exercise programs such as running, walking or home based gym or garage workouts. Others have gone the opposite direction and spent more time being [...]

By |2020-06-30T18:38:45+10:00June 30th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Heading back to the gym? Here’s our guide on how to prevent getting injured.

Meniscal Injuries – What are they and how are they best treated?

Meniscus and cartilage injuries are a common knee injury that can occur from a specific injury or gradually as part of the normal wear and tear to the knee joint. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule examines the best way to treat meniscus injuries. What is the mensicus? The knee is a hinge joint structured to allow [...]

By |2020-06-24T16:55:16+10:00June 24th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on Meniscal Injuries – What are they and how are they best treated?

Does strength training help with running?

Have you recently picked up running during isolation? Have you noticed a niggly knee or niggly hip? Are you looking to safely increase your running distances? For many of us, our running has increased or even become a new form of exercise throughout COVID-19. It is a form of exercise that requires no equipment and [...]

By |2020-06-21T14:02:29+10:00June 21st, 2020|Exercise, Strength Training|Comments Off on Does strength training help with running?