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Varieties of herbs next to mortar and pestle
20
Sep

Physiotherapy and Natural Therapies: Why Not Both?

Most of us who maintain an active and healthy lifestyle are aware of the benefits of physiotherapy. Whether you’re a life-long sports enthusiast, you have suffered an injury or you simply like to remain health-conscious, many people have directly experienced the great benefits that a physiotherapist can bring to our lives. But could we be...
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Healthy knee joint and unhealthy painful knee joint
29
Aug

Understanding Osteoarthritis

Many Australians suffer from osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease that’s often referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis. In fact, this is the most common chronic condition of the joints. While there is no cure for osteoarthritis, there are many treatments available for pain relief, including physiotherapy. In this post, we’ll go over everything you...
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Fitness group of 6 warming up doing jumping jacks at the park.
25
Jul

The Importance of Warming Up

Do you lead an active lifestyle? Whether you’re an athlete or you just like to go to the gym a few times a week, it’s very important to warm up before taking part in any physical activity. Warming up is one of the most important steps in preventing injuries. A warm up is usually involves...
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Close up of man’s shoulders getting a deep tissue massage.
23
Jun

Benefits of Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage provides benefits for a wide range of people, from elite athletes to those recovering from injury or illness. The benefits of deep tissue massage range from treating common conditions like chronic lower back pain and arthritis to relieving stress and anxiety. Massage therapy serves to relieve pain and help the body heal...
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Close-up of a man holding his sore back
12
May

Techniques for Preventing Back Pain

There are many different types of back pain and many different causes for your discomfort. Back pain can get in the way of everyday activities and movements, from playing your favourite sports to simply bending over to pick something up to sleeping comfortably through the night. In this post, we’ll go over the types of...
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A Man Physiotherapist Checking Ankle Sprain of a Lady
20
Apr

Recovering from Ankle Strains

One of the most common injuries you can sustain, especially if you play sport, is an ankle sprain. If you’ve sprained your ankle, you’ve stretched or torn one or more of the ligaments on the outer side of your ankle. If you’ve already had x-rays and seen a doctor, then you’ll probably be able to...
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Knee Surgery Rehabilitation
24
Mar

Knee Surgery Rehabilitation

If you’re having knee surgery soon, you’re probably wondering what post-operative rehabilitation will look like. It’s important to be prepared for knee surgery rehabilitation because it plays a key role in helping you recover and resume an active lifestyle. The rehabilitation programme you receive depends on the type of knee surgery that you will have....
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A Lady Physiotherapist Providing Exercise to a Girl on a Blue Mat
10
Aug

Reasons to visit a physiotherapist

If you’re an athlete or enjoy exercising, the chances are good that you’ve had to make a trip to a physiotherapist. Athletes tend to get sports injury at some point or another and that’s when they need to head straight to a physiotherapist. It doesn’t have to be a big injury, even if you only...
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A Lady Sitting on Chair Performing Hand Stretching Exercise in the Office
18
May

Quick and Easy ‘Pause’ Exercises

The  Neck and Shoulder Routine: Always start your exercises with good posture…..so “sit up straight”: Hold each position about 5 to 10 seconds. 1. Tip your head downwards and look towards the floor. 2. Turn to look to the right over your shoulder. 3. Look down on an angle towards your right armpit. 4. Turn to look to...
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