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

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?

Tele-fit Services now Launching

New to Malvern East Physiotherapy is our online Telefit service. This is an online tool designed to replicate your current exercise class, or your face to face exercise prescription within the clinic. It is a safe and effective way to continue your exercise plan from the comfort of your own home while still working towards [...]

By |2020-04-30T12:32:35+10:00March 31st, 2020|Online Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Tele-fit Services now Launching

Overuse injuries: How to prevent an overuse injury

With many of us changing the type of exercise we may be doing, our physiotherapist Michael Scardamaglia covers how to prevent overuse injuries. Common sites of overuse injuries include the achilles, plantar fascia and knee. What is an overuse injury? Overuse injuries are very common amongst the active population and can present as many different [...]

By |2020-03-25T17:48:36+11:00March 25th, 2020|Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Overuse injuries: How to prevent an overuse injury

Children and sporting injuries

Did you know that approximately 40% of child or adolescent musculoskeletal injuries are sports related? Often these injuries are trivialised which commonly result in longer recovery time and further delay and time spent away from sport. Physiotherapists can accurately diagnose your child's injury by performing a thorough assessment which includes listening to your child's injury [...]

By |2020-03-12T15:58:42+11:00March 12th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Children and sporting injuries

What is the correct lifting technique?

Low back pain is a common complaint that affects 80% of the population. Commonly, people present for physiotherapy treatment with a back complaint completely unaware of the cause. Frequently patients report having recently been lifting or moving heavy items with what is thought to be the correct lifting technique. This can commonly cause either acute [...]

By |2020-02-25T17:40:05+11:00February 25th, 2020|Clinical Pilates, Exercise, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on What is the correct lifting technique?

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

What actually happens following an injury

Have you even wondered what happens to your body when you get injured? Our physiotherapist Vernon Mittal explains what actually happens when you injure yourself and how the body repairs following an acute injury. An acute soft tissue injuries include injuries such as muscle strains such as a calf or hamstring strain or ligamentous sprains [...]

By |2020-02-06T11:22:16+11:00February 6th, 2020|Physiotherapy|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 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