It’s truly never too late to work on your fitness. Fifty-something is a great time to set some health and well-being goals. When it comes to getting the best from your body, experience and maturity are great assets, and you’ll know what works for you. Plus, the benefits of exercise in your 50s are endless.…
If you’ve been suffering from chronic back pain, you may be hoping that spinal surgery will provide relief.
However, spinal surgery alone is only half of the equation. There is a recovery period in the hospital, followed by months of rehabilitation. Taking steps to support your recovery is essential otherwise you might find yourself feeling disheartened that you’re still in pain months later.
Long distance running has always been a popular sport. These tips will help you last many more miles!
It is a common misconception that elderly people would only benefit from seeing a physiotherapist if it is for rehabilitation to recover from an injury or from surgery. However, a regular check-up by a physiotherapist has many benefits, particularly for people aged 65 and over. Assessment and intervention by a physiotherapist are useful in…
Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease which causes inflammation in the joints, leading to pain. Physiotherapists can support a person with rheumatoid arthritis to understand more about their condition, and the types of daily activities and modifications they can utilise to help improve their function and symptoms.
Here are a few of the things that Physiotherapists can do to help.
There are numerous different types of headaches, ranging from the mild ones we all get from time to time to painful, debilitating conditions that can seriously impact the activities in your life.
Cervicogenic headaches are a lesser-known type of headache. Here’s what you need to know about them.
We see a number of patients who have been told they need spinal surgery due to a disc bulge and are exploring other treatment options before deciding on the way forward. A key concern for many people is whether their disc bulge will return.
So, what is a disc bulge? When does it matter? And will it come back?
Have you ever caught yourself wondering whether you should see a massage therapist or a physiotherapist for that soreness and tension you’ve been feeling?
We’re here with the answers, and the who, what when where and why.
Have you ever caught a glimpse of athletes or people at the gym wearing coloured tape and wondered what it is and why they use it?
It’s called Kinesiology tape and aside from making them look the part, it can be used for an assortment of injuries and conditions, ranging from lower back pain to sports injury prevention.
According to Deloitte, migraine affects nearly 5 million Australians and costs us nearly $36 billion in healthcare costs and lost productivity. That’s because it’s not just a headache, it’s a complex neurological disorder.
Here’s what causes migraines and what we know so far about treating them.