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Common Overuse Injuries “Weekend Warriors”

Is a “Fun Run” any Fun?

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Ergonomics And Sitting At A Desk

One of the biggest Health Issues we face today is the amount we sit at desks and use computers. Not only does it affect Adults, but increasingly Kids are having problems as a result of poor sitting habits.

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Falls

You may not be aware, but falls amongst seniors and the elderly population are a major problem in the community.

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How A Dietitian Can Help You

Food and nutrition is prone to many fads, myths and misconceptions which a dietitian can verify. You will benefit from a dietary assessment to ensure that you are eating correctly.

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Incontinence

It may surprise you that approximately one in four Australians, over the age of 15, suffer from bladder leakage, also known as urinary incontinence – that equates to nearly 5 million of us!

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Keeping People On Their Feet

There is a wide variety of problems that can occur in a patients feet. Problems can include Corns and Calluses, Toe Nail Problems, arch and heel pain, pain in the ball of the foot, Claw and Hammer Toes, or even Tendonitis.

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Lower Limb Stretches

These exercises are designed to improve and maintain the length and mobility of your lower limbs and prevent further injury. Please ask your physiotherapist if you are unsure if you are doing these exercises correctly, or if you feel pain or extreme discomfort while doing any of these exercises. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/580480993e00be5b9aa4e543/t/5891dcebcd0f6804781b0463/1485954292765/SDP-LowerLimbStretches.pdf

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Muscle Tendon Injuries

Muscle tendon injuries in sport, particularly contact sports are extremely common. So how do we manage these injuries more effectively to ensure a smooth transition back to competition?

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition which affects bone strength and increases the sufferer’s risk of sustaining a fracture (broken bone).

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Usually the bladder, uterus and lower portion of the bowel are well supported in the pelvis.

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Pilates

The Pilates method of exercise offers a focused, well-controlled physical program for the whole body.

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Pilates And Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great change within a woman's body, however in a healthy uncomplicated pregnancy, exercise can continue to be safe and is generally recommended for most women.

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Pilates In The Postnatal Period

Many women are keen to return to their pre-pregnancy exercise routines following the birth.

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Pilates, Will It Help Me?

Pilates has received mixed reviews over many years depending on where you read about it.

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time of great change within a woman's body, and can lead to many feelings of uncertainty, particularly as the baby grows and changes in the woman's body become more apparent.

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Rectus Abdominis Diastasis

A Rectus Abdominis Diastasis is a separation of the rectus abdominis muscles, which run vertically down the centre of the trunk.

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Soft Tissue Injuries

Soft Tissue Injuries are the most common injuries in Sport, and in life.

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Tendon Injury And Repair

Tendons are strong connective tissue in the body that attach muscle to bone. They are made up of mainly collagen and help to generate power as well as provide stability.

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What To Do If Injury Occurs

Have you ever been to a sporting ground and witnessed someone sprain their ankle? Or been told of a painful shoulder following a round of Golf, or set of Tennis?

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Why Do Joints Click

Manipulation of joints has been used as a treatment for back and neck pain for hundreds of years. Yet, most people do not understand what actually happens with a manipulation and how this affects joints.

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