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Mar 6

More great pain science knowledge bombs!

The NOI group with contributors all over the world but some of the best based here in Adelaide, are the foremost pain research group in the world. Educators, researchers and clinicians, they are helping all of us improve not only our understanding of pain but also how we try to explain pain to our patients. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jan 2

Training loads and monitoring

A new year, new goals to be set. 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, hairy audacious goal) – the ones that scare you a little. To reach goals, however, we all […]

Jul 23

How I think about Pain: The Big Mayor’s Meeting

by Katelyn Henry When I was at the University of South Australia, I learnt very quickly that everything I thought I knew about pain was actually incorrect! I had always thought that there were nerves in your body that detected pain – pain nerves – but this is not the case! There are actually various […]

Jun 25

What I learnt doing the APA Women’s Continence Course.

Over the last weekend of May, I attended an Essential Skills course in pelvic floor assessment and management. It was a 2.5 day course at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital conducted by the foremost Women’s Health Physiotherapists including two of our own as lecturers and tutors!  I have another 2.5 days to do in late […]

Jun 25

Continence and Pelvic Floor in First Time Mums

There are so many beautiful things about your first pregnancy – you’re about to become a mum for the first time and soon you’ll be holding your little bundle of joy (and indulging in a mums and bubs class or two with us!). However, there are also a thousand questions that go with the territory […]

Jun 24

World Continence Week

WORLD CONTINENCE WEEK June 22-28, 2015 This week is World Continence Week! A whole week aimed at making people more aware of what continence is, what problems are associated with it and what can be done about it! So this week we will be posting up a series of informational posts befitting to a week […]

Jan 23

The dangers of sitting

We know we sit too much as a society, that we should move more and so on, but are you aware of how much our physiology changes when we sit for prolonged periods? How just standing every half hour makes a massive (positive) difference to our hormones and our risk for chronic diseases such as […]

Jan 23

Using your foam roller

As you know, most of us here at Vital Core Physio run, and we certainly treat a lot of runners. Athletes of many ages and in many different sports need to stretch and massage themselves to balance the demands of training. We find that lots of people like to use a foam roller – a […]