Tight Muscles? Try Myofascial Release Therapy in Brisbane

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Myofascial release is a term used to describe the releasing of the muscles and the fibrous fascial tissue that surrounds it. You may have heard of Trigger Points? These can be described as Myofascial Trigger Points or Knots. You may feel a knot in your muscle that your physio releases when you have treatment. When […]

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Why Good Posture is Important in the Workplace

Category: Back and Neck Pain

Poor workplace posture is a major cause of back pain, workplace stress and can lead to repetitive strain injuries. This can result in poor employee health and low morale which will ultimately lead onto reduced productivity, lost time and higher business costs. Our bones hold us up, our joints link our bones, our muscles move […]

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What is Dry Needling?

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Dry Needling is well known as an ancient form of healing. Many physiotherapists are now using Dry Needling- or dry needling (when a physio uses it), as it has been shown to have great healing effects. Penetration of the needle stimulates an effect at that site. The needle also stimulates the nerve fibres. These fibres […]

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How is Physiotherapy used in Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

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Physiotherapy is used in pulmonary rehabilitation to: help expand the lungs Relax the breathing Improve oxygenation Promote relaxation Improve pulmonary fitness Decrease severity of asthma and croup attacks

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What is Lung Physiotherapy?

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We have been treating lung conditions here for 25 years. The respiratory conditions that can benefit from physiotherapy include: Asthma Bronchitis Emphysema Bronchiectasis Bronchiolitis Lung surgery Lobar Pneumonia Bronchial Pneumonia Cystic Fibrosis Croup Treatment techniques include: Breathing techniques Learning to expand different sections of the lungs. Learning how to breathe using your diaphragm. Learn how […]

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What is Sports Physiotherapy?

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Physiotherapists who have special interest in sport strive to get the best from their clients. Sports physiotherapy involves assessment of the client’s particular movement faults, correction and strengthening exercises help them to correct these faults. These correction and strengthening exercises help the sports person to perform to their ultimate ability. Sports physiotherapy can also involve […]

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What are the Benefits of Massage Therapy?

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Massage makes people feel nurtured. The sole act of placing of hands on the body helps to facilitate an overall healing response. It is well recognised that babies who are touched and cuddled do better than babies who lack this attention. Massage increases circulation to skin and muscles. It helps with muscle injuries and improves […]

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Can I do Pilates exercises at any Age?

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Pilates exercises can be performed at any age. We have had clients as young as 3 years attending for pilates based programs to help with their balance, movement and development. We also have clients in their 90’s who attend for Pilates for surprisingly, similar reasons, balance and mobility. Pilates exercises benefits anyone at any age. […]

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Is it Safe to Do Pilates at Home?

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Of course it is safe to do Pilates at home. Provided you have already been given specific instructions by a physiotherapist or Pilates instructor and been given a specific program for your individual needs and requirements. Many of our clients are given a home program of Pilates exercises that meet their individual needs. You must […]

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Benefits of Pilates

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Regular Pilates practisers find there are many benefits of Pilates. These include … Looking taller and slimmer due to the strengthening of the muscles at the segmental vertebral level. Feeling strong and able to stand and sit for longer periods of time. Decreased back pain, neck pain, hip pain, knee pain, foot pain and shoulder […]

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