Is Chronic Pain creating Obesity?

Category: Exercise

In my 31 years of practice as a physiotherapist it has been obvious that there could be a link between obesity and chronic pain. It could be any pain but clinically I have noticed that spinal pain or lower limb pain may contribute more than other areas. Chronic pain can be classified as pain lasting […]

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7 tips that healthy women can adopt at any age for a long-lasting, happy life

Category: Actively Ageing

Healthy women in Brisbane enjoy quality healthcare and great living standards which means they can expect to live longer than anticipated. Quality of life is important as you won’t be able to enjoy it if you’re not fit and healthy. Here are a few easy to implement, physiotherapist-approved tips to help women at any stage […]

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Pilates: Stepping Up Your Fitness Game Even as a Senior

Category: Actively Ageing

As you grow older, keeping fit becomes the most important thing to ensure that you’ll still be able to do the things that you love doing, be it travelling around the world, dancing, or gardening. Around the age of 40, you will start losing a good amount of muscle mass per decade. Recent research has […]

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Is Technology Causing Us All a Pain In The Neck?

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Technology can cause neck pain.   In some countries where they are very techno savvy, you can see everybody on a train or bus looking down at their smart  phone. No matter what age they are they are all staring at the screen.  This could lead to  what is called a kyphosis or was once […]

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AVOID CHRISTMAS INJURIES

Category: Exercise

2016-avoid-common-christmas-injuries-physio-clinic-newsletter-december Avoid Common Christmas Injuries – Physio Clinic Newsletter December 2016 With the festive party season in full swing and holidays just around the corner, physios are urging everyone to take extra caution, to stay safe, injury-free and happy this Christmas. The best Christmas present you can yourself and family is; Your Health. Physiotherapists see […]

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Exercise tights -the `bare `facts

Category: Exercise

Are you a gym and a fashion junkie? We are always looking for the best exercise tights to wear at the gym. If you are like me they need to me not too hot, keep everything in, not get wet while you are sweaty and must look Ok while on ( because how many of […]

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JUNE SPECIAL.1-ON-1 PILATES REFORMER .

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Have you ever wondered what a pilates reformer was or what you could do on it? Sick of classes full of reformers with not enough instruction? For an extra special in June and July we are offering 1 on 1 pilates reformer sessions for only $50. Health fund rebates may also apply.  Book in to […]

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EXERCISE AS TREATMENT FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES

Category: Exercise

Type 2 diabetes or ‘adult onset’ is characterised by insulin resistance (with or without insulin secretory defect). This condition arises from a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Despite there also being a strong genetic component, lifestyle factors including high blood pressure, insufficient physical activity, overweight/obesity and poor diet are all major contributors to an […]

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