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Apr 1

Back to Basics – this may be for you.

Back to Basics exercise class utilises floor based Pilates concepts. It is great for strengthening and toning especially your core. It is also great for improving your flexibility and mobility.

Mar 4

Exercise programs

You’ve seen your physio and you now have your exercise plan based on your assessment and your goals. But what is the process of exercise training? How does it work? What happens to the body?

Jan 29

Training loads and monitoring

A new year, new goals to be set. How have you gone with that? Read more about how to smash out some new year goals here. It’s so exciting isn’t it? Looking at the calendar, plotting and planing what you might achieve this year. Road trips with friends and family, small goals, large goals, BHAGs (big, […]

Dec 10

Smashing goals in the new year

Another year winds down, can you believe it? It’s now time time to reflect on the year that has been. What were you most proud of? You can pat yourself on your back and say what a great job you did. Now,  it’s time to look ahead. What would you like to pat yourself on the […]

Dec 4

Motivation and commitment

Motivation to exercise or move regularly can be challenging, especially if we are sore or we’re just not very good at the exercise we’ve been prescribed. We all ‘intend’ to do exactly what we need to do, yet so often we “fall off the wagon” and our commitment goes with it.  Without commitment our best intentions […]

Nov 5

Osgood Schlatter Disease – knee pain in active kids

By Vital Core Physio Olivia Bredenkamp Is your healthy active child complaining of pain in the front if the knee? Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD) is a common knee condition that affects active growing children and is characterised by pain in the front of the knee, however it is not a disease as the name suggests. It’s […]

Oct 29

Knee pain in runners and active people

Pain around the kneecap during or after running can be very debilitating. However with a bit of education, modification of loads and a few physio exercises, you can overcome it.

Oct 23

Heel and arch pain – Plantar fasciopathy: Adelaide physiotherapy

By Vital Core Physio Elizabeth Santos Plantar fasciopathy What is it? Plantar fasciopathy is the most common cause of heel pain. It used to be called “fasciitis” as it was thought to be primarily an inflammatory condition. Treatment used to focus on ice and rest to treat the so-called ‘inflammation’. Research over the last 20 […]

Oct 16

Sports physiotherapy in Adelaide – not just for the elite

The sun’s out, spring is here. The weekend warriors are out in maximum numbers, and why shouldn’t they be?! This is the perfect time to pick up the activity levels, shed the winter insulation and get back into sports. Perhaps it’s the early part of your summer sporting season – tennis, cricket. Perhaps your kids […]

Sep 18

Clinical rehab classes Everyone is doing it….but what is it?

What IS clinical Rehab? Clinical Rehabilitation (Rehab) utilising Pilates style exercises and equipment. Pilates is used in the modern physiotherapy world as a part of an individualised rehabilitation exercise program. It can benefit acute and chronic neck and back conditions, poor posture, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, post surgery rehabilitation and aid in the prevention of recurrent injuries. […]