At Vital Core Physiotherapy we are passionate about looking after mums during and after their pregnancies. Therefore it’s no surprise that one of the most common conditions we treat is Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP).
As a society we spend way too much time sitting down and with the COVID 19 restrictions this year, it is only getting worse. Research over the past 20 years has been telling us that sitting is the new smoking – obesity has taken over smoking as the leading cause of premature death and ill-health in Australia. Guess what of the main risk factors for obesity is? Yep – A sedentary lifestyle – that means we’re not moving enough. Whilst a lot of the current situation is beyond our control and we do find ourselves sitting more, there is still plenty we can do to ensure we are remaining as active as possible.
Prolonged postures especially at computers or our home make shift work stations, can make our middle and upper back stiff and sore. Let’s learn about this area as well as what we can do practically to prevent or alleviate middle and upper back issues.
Did you know that 50% of runners will have some form of injury … in ANY given year? What can you do to decrease your incidence? Let physio Stacey explain.
Studies have shown that about 1 in 4 women over the age of 50 suffer from lateral hip pain and that this is particularly true for active women – hands up runners and walkers if this has been you at some stage.
Did you know that the average age for a girl to drop out of organized sport is 13?As a community we must be focused on helping adolescent girls get fitter and stronger and hopefully be able to prevent injuries and keep them enjoying their sport throughout their schooling and into early adulthood!
Clinical Rehab are small group exercise classes where every participant has an individualised program. These high focus classes involve the use of specialised pilates equipment including reformers, trapeze tables, and multi chair.
Back to Basics is a floor based exercise class. It is great for re-establishing the fundamentals for strengthening and toning especially your core. It helps to reconnect with breathing, body positioning and movement patterning.
Exercise, or rather better movement is a physio mantra. It is the ‘why’ we do what we do. We understand the benefits exercise has to every single body. Here are just a few reasons why exercise is just so good for you. Muscles, tendons and joints The body tissues respond to ‘load’ or the […]
Goal setting – it’s an essential part of self improvement. With a new year ahead of us, it is the perfect time to make changes in our life to help us move forward. 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year. One that may have caused us to fall off the exercise wagon or perhaps be […]