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...

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...

Does this sound like you?

“When I wake up in the morning I have a quick breakfast then straight in the car for the long drive to work through traffic. If I leave at 630 it takes me a full hour but if I wait until 715 I can make it in 40 minutes. I get into the office and get straight down to...

The Ridgway Method

In our ongoing effort to deliver the most effective physiotherapy service on the Redcliffe  peninsula, Nick and I spent our weekend learning and perfecting an exciting new repertoire of assessment and treatment techniques. We strive to ensure that you are...