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Ask a Physio – Prolapse

Q: “Hi Rachel, I am 54 years old and 3 months ago I had a hysterectomy.  Ever since having the kids 20-odd years ago, I have had some heaviness down below especially after doing a long walk along the beach or tending to my garden. But now since the operation, I am...

Tradies National Health Month

Tradies rely on their musculoskeletal health to do their jobs; and ignoring aches, pains and body stress could result in disability and debilitation in the future. The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and Steel Blue have created Tradies National Health Month...

Ask A Physio – How to prevent injuries

Q: “I recently signed up to a new gym. I am afraid of getting injured like a few of my friends did. Can you please give some tips on how to prevent injuries?” A: There are a number of factors that commonly lead to new gym members sustaining injuries. Here are my...

Ask A Physio – Ankle Injuries

Q: “I recently sprained my ankle, and now I’m afraid of rolling it again. How can I be sure that my ankle gets back to full strength and that I don’t get the same injury again?” A: Balance exercises are very important for preventing ankle injuries and returning your...

SITTING GIVES YOU A FAT BUM – LITERALLY!

Some of you may not like the title of this article- and I don’t blame you! You see, our weight is a good indicator of our general health. It is not a pretty topic, but it definitely an important one. It also might seem obvious or elementary that sitting increases the...