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Respiratory Physio and OPEP divices

Respiratory Physio and OPEP DevicesRESPIRATORY PHYSIO AND THE USE OF OPEP DEVICES Article by Graceville Physiotherapist Meris Tan   An Aerobika is an oscillating positive expiratory pressure (OPEP) device designed to loosen sputum build up in the lungs to aid in...

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5 Breathing Exercises For Anxiety

5 Breathing Exercises For AnxietyIf you suffer from anxiety and find that at times you find it hard to breathe, there are a range of breathing exercises that can assist with alleviating your symptoms. These exercises can help to take your mind off your anxiety and...

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May Newsletter

May NewsletterWhat is an Aerobika This article is relevant to anyone with acute or chronic lung conditions such as COPD, bronchitis, bronchiectasis, cystic fibrosis, and lung infections. It will also benefit anyone with difficulty removing their phlegm. An Aerobika is...

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NDIS And Physiotherapy

NDIS And PhysiotherapyAt Graceville Physio, we provide physiotherapy treatment and care to clients that receive support under the national disability insurance scheme for a range of conditions. Our services include pain management, rehabilitation, maintenance...

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April Newsletter

April NewsletterNDIS & Physiotherapy We provide physiotheray treatment and care to clients that receive support under the national disability insurance scheme for a range of conditions. Our services include pain management, rehabilitation, maintenance programs,...

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How to Sleep with Knee Pain

How To Sleep With Knee PainAt Graceville Physio, we get it. Trying to sleep with knee pain, or any type of pain for that matter, isn't as easy as closing your eyes and waiting a few minutes before eventually dozing off. Even worse is that not getting enough rest...

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What Is Chronic Pain?

What Is Chronic Pain?Pain is a very curious phenomenon, and over the long history of humankind, the brain has used pain to develop very complex ways to keep the body protected. You might be asking yourself a variety of questions, such as: Why have I had this pain for...

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter What's the deal with chronic pain?  Article by Graceville Physio Matt Fowler What’s the deal with pain? Why have I had it for so long? Why am I being told to move even though I have pain; shouldn’t I let it heal first?  Pain is a very curious...

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LONG COVID and the role of Physiotherapy

The health burden of LONG COVID and the role of Physiotherapy in MDT managementBy Graceville Physiotherapist Matt Fowler The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is considered to be a much weaker, albeit much more contagious, version of the virus[1], but over the next few...

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How To Return To Your Routine Post-Covid

How To Return To Your Routine Post-Covid.Now that your body has fought off the COVID-19 virus, how do you return to your normal routine? Persisting symptoms such post-exertional fatigue and muscle weakness have been reported in a majority of people who have recovered...

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February Newsletter

February Newsletter Growing Pains ... how physiotherapy can help Article by Graceville Physio Joni Levine As children grow, they can develop various growing pains particularly in the thighs and calves. This is due to the fact that their muscles cannot keep up with the...

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What to do if you have Covid

What To Do If You Have Covid.The Omicron variant of COVID-19 is considered to be a much weaker, albeit much more contagious, version of the virus[1], but over the next few weeks and months it is looking incredibly likely that most Queenslander’s will become infected....

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January Newsletter

January Newsletter How to nail your marathon training in 2022 by Graceville Physiotherapist Joni Levine It is usually at this time of the year when people start to make New Year’s resolutions, which, let’s face it, barely ever come to fruition! One of the common...

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December Newsletter

December Newsletter Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a happy, healthy New Year   2021 has been quite the year! We are proud to have been able to continue to provide continuity of care for our patients throughout the lockdowns and other covid challenges! We...

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November Newsletter

November Newsletter The advantages of pre and post surgery physiotherapy By Graceville Physiotherapist Joni Levine Physiotherapists play a crucial role in rehabilitation following various surgeries. No surgery is successful without a comprehensive rehabilitation plan...

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain Article by Graceville Physiotherapist Molly CartledgeNeck pain is a common presentation to physiotherapy clinics. Muscles, joints and nerves are different sources of neck pain. This may include muscle tightness or strains, joint sprains and dysfunction,...

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October Newsletter

October NewsletterNeck Pain - causes, symptoms and treatment Neck pain is a common presentation to physiotherapy clinics. Muscles, joints and nerves are different sources of neck pain. This may include muscle tightness or strains, joint sprains and dysfunction, joint...

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September Newsletter

September NewsletterCelebrating Women's Health Week Women's Health Week is all about you and putting your health first. This September, Women's Health Week (6th-10th) is a great reminder to take time out to check in on your health and to keep making postitive changes...

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August Newsletter

August NewsletterCovid 19 - Clinic Update By Angela Melit - Director, Graceville Physiotherapy As you all know dealing with the COVID pandemic has altered all of our lives in many ways. The current outbreak has hit very close to home and we send out our best wishes to...