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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.

Osteoarthritis and Prehabilitation

Do you or your family member currently have a diagnosis of Osteoarthritis? Did you have a joint replacement surgery scheduled that was cancelled due to Covid-19? Or, are you aware that you will require a joint replacement in the near future but are fearful of going into a hospital setting? If you’ve answered yes to [...]

By |2020-05-14T17:38:36+10:00May 14th, 2020|Exercise, Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Prehabilitation|Comments Off on Osteoarthritis and Prehabilitation

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?

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

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

Physiotherapy and Exercise

Exercise has a multitude of benefits including preventing and maintaining a wide range of health problems and concerns.  As part of your physiotherapist's training, not only do they understand exercise for rehabilitation, but your physiotherapist is an expert at prescribing higher level exercises following injury.  This means that your physiotherapist can also prescribe exercises which [...]

By |2017-11-07T21:57:51+11:00November 7th, 2017|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, Physiotherapy, Strength Training|0 Comments