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Dec 12

What is “Women’s Health” Physiotherapy?

Women’s health physiotherapy encompasses a huge variety of conditions that may effect women throughout their life. Such conditions include incontinence or leakage of the bladder or bowel; pelvic pain that could include endometriosis or muscle spasm; conditions associated with pregnancy and early parenthood such as back or sacroiliac joint pain in pregnancy, carpal tunnel syndrome […]

Nov 23

Play with me while I’m on my Tummy!

By Stacey Xydias So last time we mentioned tummy-time, it was as a useful exercise to help your baby with plagiocephaly or torticollis. BUT it is also amazing in assisting your baby to develop their muscles and their skills for everyday life. Tummy time should be an important aspect of your baby’s every day routine. […]

Nov 15

My baby has a funny shaped head!

by Stacey Xydias   Plagiocephaly is a fancy term for misshapen or flat head – a condition defined as the asymmetrical flattening of one side of the skull.   We know that to avoid sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) babies under the age of six months should be placed on their backs during sleep. Despite […]

Oct 12

Pilates matwork classes – now offering a term based programme!

Kelly Homann has years of experience in dance, dance physio and Pilates. We are all excited to have her share her expertise with us as she presents this Pilates series. This class will teach traditional Pilates matwork, introducing and gradually building on exercise complexity over 8 weeks. It will not only strengthen your core but […]

Sep 8

Am I normal? The female reproductive system

A recent study in the UK found that nearly half of British women could not correctly identify the vagina on a diagram of the female reproductive system. I’m not surprised, given little girls seem to be taught to refer to their visible ‘bits’ as a vagina, rather than as the vulva. Note – your gynae […]

Aug 29

Bladder health – Am I normal?

We never talk much about our bladders, do we? We pick up habits in childhood from well meaning parents, that we then teach our kids without much knowledge as to what is healthy for our bladder. The bladder is a stretchy, muscular storage bag that has two jobs – the storage phase and the empty […]

Jul 4

Sleep is vital for injury prevention

Adolescents and sleep. That old issue, huh? In adolescence, kids like to go to sleep later and sleep later in the morning, but they have to get up early enough to conform with school timetables. It has ever been thus.  Hormonal changes that also affect the sleep wake cycle turn our kids into night owls […]

Jun 27

What Every Physio Should Know About Breasts

By Kym Veale, Lauren Clifton and Melinda Cooper Reproduced with permission. Breasts are often the first bodily attribute that defines a human as female. Yet other than their assigned sexual role and valid concerns as a site of cancer their function is cardinal to all members of the class Mammalia. In humans, the breasts operate […]

Jun 19

Exercise in pregnancy – FAQ

Many women fear exercising when pregnant. Is this fear justified? What would you say to women who expressed this sentiment? Exercise is pregnancy is imperative! You often can’t do exactly what you were doing before you were pregnant; you may need to change exercises, or do it at a lower intensity over time, but if […]

Jun 19

Lifting the lid on bladder and bowel health

More than three quarters of Australians experiencing bladder leakage prefer to put up with the embarrassing problem than seek professional help, new research shows, despite the fact most cases can be prevented, cured or better managed. Figures released by the Continence Foundation of Australia ahead of World Continence Week (June 20-26) show 76 per cent […]