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April Newsletter

April NewsletterGetting older means changes to your body. Keeping active is an essential aspect of healthy ageing. Article by Graceville Physiotherapist Matt Fowler As we age, our bodies undergo several changes that can lead to an overall loss of strength, balance,...

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March Newsletter

March Newsletter Abdominal Separation Pregnancy related abdominal separation has many names – ab separation, diastasis, rectus abdominis diastasis (RAD) and diastasis of the rectus abdominis muscles (DRAM) to name a few! Essentially it refers to the distance between...

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February Newsletter

February Newsletter The benefits of physiotherapy in the treatment of Jaw pain and TMJ Jaw pain and TMJ can occur due to issues with the associated muscles, ligaments and nerve supply. Common issues in patients who have jaw pain include bruxism (clenching), pain with...

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January Newsletter

January Newsletter Getting set for a healthy and pain free school year! Graceville Physio is offering 'Gap Free Physio for kids' in January 2021 as a way of getting your kids all set for a healthy and pain free school year!  It is a great opportunity for parents to...

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December Newsletter

December Newsletter Is heel pain taking some of the fun out of your holiday break? Many people complain of painful heels and sore aching feet after spending time at the beach. When walking barefoot on a soft surface like sand, some of these tissues can take on more...

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Prevent knee pain when cycling

Prevent knee pain when cycling. Cycling and casual bike riding are great ways to get out and get active, allowing you to exercise while exploring your local area. However, there are cases where if you start enthusiastically without the right preparation you can cause...

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November Newsletter

November Newsletter CYCLING AND KNEE PAIN Cycling is great exercise and a wonderful way to explore your local area and bike trails. But too much enthusiasm and not enough preparation can lead to a soft tissue overuse injury caused by the repetitive nature of cycling....

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October Newsletter

October Newsletter So how much exercise should I be doing? The Australian Physiotherapy Association recommends ... Children and adolescents (aged 5-17 years) At least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous-intensity physical activity per day. Include activities that...

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September Newsletter

September Newsletter  At Graceville Physiotherapy our team is committed to making sure every woman leads an active, healthy and pain-free life, no matter her age or stage in life. We will perform a thorough evaluation of symptoms to get a complete understanding of...

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August Newsletter

August Newsletter I'm a tradie, how can I look after myself better at work? Given the physical nature of a tradie’s work, it’s important that you go home safe, well and ready for action again the next day. To help you do this, follow a few simple steps: warm up each...

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Common Tennis Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Common Tennis Injuries And How To Prevent Them Tennis is one of the most popular sports played in Australia and is a great form of physical activity to improve cardiovascular fitness. Unfortunately, as is the case with any form of physical activity, there is the risk...

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Physiotherapy Treatment For Urinary Incontinence

Physiotherapy Treatment For Urinary IncontinenceUrinary incontinence (accidental loss of urine) is incredibly common. In fact, around ¼ of the population over the age of 15 experience incontinence. The prevalence is highest in women (particularly in older age or after...

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July Newsletter

July NewsletterFREE PHYSIO FOR KIDS Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns have impacted many financially.  With this in mind, Graceville Physio has announced a ‘Free Physio for Kids’ program to run over the next 3 months.  Clinic owner Angela Melit is enthusiastic about...

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June Newsletter

June NewsletterMeet our new team member Joni Levine  Joni graduated from the University of Queensland in 2015 with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (hons.) and has been working in musculoskeletal private practice ever since. This month he completed his Masters of...