Family Fit

Family Fit is our latest service to be launched at Malvern East Physiotherapy. Our team prides itself on keeping the community active and injury free and this is even more pertinent throughout this COVID-19 period. With school, club and representative sports being postponed for the indefinite future, our team is keen to keep your skills [...]

By |2020-05-12T14:31:30+10:00May 12th, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Prehabilitation, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on Family Fit

Corona virus and elective surgery

As part of the government's efforts to reduce the spread of corona virus, elective surgery was recently ceased. Elective surgery is non-urgent people choose or elect to have. This includes common surgeries such as cosmetic surgery, cataract surgery, hernia repairs and joint replacement or arthroscopic surgery. Whilst elective surgery has recently been re-instated, there are [...]

By |2020-05-10T21:23:25+10:00May 10th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation, Strength Training|Comments Off on Corona virus and elective surgery

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

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

How to measure strength

Strength, power, and weight transference are the fundamental aspects of movement which allow us to participate in the activities that we love. Whether it be working in the garden, walking around our neighborhood or participating in high intensity dynamic sports, we all require a degree of strength, power and weight transference to participate in these [...]

By |2020-02-21T17:53:32+11:00February 21st, 2020|Physiotherapy, Strength Training|Comments Off on How to measure strength

ACL rehabilitation following surgery

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is one of the main structures that helps stabilise the knee.  It attaches from the femur to tibia (thigh bone to lower leg bone) and is most commonly injured in sports requiring explosive jumping and change of direction movements. Australia currently has the highest rate of reported ACL injury in [...]

By |2020-02-07T15:32:17+11:00February 7th, 2020|Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments

Are you doing enough exercise?

Do you know how much exercise you should be doing? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights the recommended minimum guidelines for physical activity that we should all be doing.  A recent survey performed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics identified that only 17% of adults aged between 18 and 65 years of age met the National [...]

What happens when you stop exercising?

Following on from our latest blog post on what happens when you overtrain, our physiotherapist Jason Lee highlights what happens when you stop exercising. There are many benefits to exercising and they include both physical and physiological benefits such as increasing/maintaining muscle mass and strength, reduction of blood sugar levels and blood pressure and improved [...]

By |2019-10-20T15:29:34+11:00October 20th, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments

What is overtraining?

Do you want to know the signs of overtraining? Our physiotherapist Tegan Skipworth explores the importance of increasing your training load safely. Overtraining or Overloading We know that exercise and physical activity is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and ones well-being. However, poor load management (too much, too little, too soon or [...]

By |2019-10-09T11:27:04+11:00October 9th, 2019|Exercise, Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments