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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

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

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?

What does all sport have in common?

Although injuries are never completely avoidable due to the physically demanding nature of sport, there are certainly ways to reduce the risk.  Regardless of what sport you or your family is participating in, there are several sport specific movement patterns common in all sports. Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule breaks down these movement patterns and the [...]

By |2020-06-01T16:01:57+10:00June 1st, 2020|Children's Health, Exercise, Physiotherapy, Preseason Training, Strength Training|Comments Off on What does all sport have in common?

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