Bendy, Flexible and Slightly Floppy? All About Joint Hypermobility

Bendy, Flexible and Slightly Floppy? All About Joint Hypermobility

Do you have loose joints? Do they ever feel like they are going to “pop out” of place? Or are you flexible in some directions of movement and stiff in others?

You may be hypermobile and you may be experiencing some of the many other symptoms that go hand in hand with having mobile joints.

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How Does Exercise Help with Osteoarthritis?

How Does Exercise Help with Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, where the cartilage protecting bones breaks down over time. It is the most common type of arthritis in Australia and most often impacts the knees and hips.

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How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy.
There are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors. 

Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.

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The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

It is often very normal when looking at MRIs of lower backs, for there to be findings that represent no threat and are not the cause of your pain. Imaging of your back should rarely be used to determine the source of your pain. Instead, it is better used to rule out any potentially sinister conditions.

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When can I return to running after having a baby?

When can I return to running after having a baby?

After having a baby, postnatal women need time to heal and regain strength, especially in the pelvic floor and the abdominal muscles due to pregnancy and delivery. A Women’s Health Physio can help assess when you are ready to return to running.

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Make Working From Home A Blessing, Not A Curse

Make Working From Home A Blessing, Not A Curse

So you are now working from home! For some, this is an exciting prospect, a chance to see their family more and enjoy a more relaxed work environment. For others, however, this prospect can feel quite daunting and be logistically challenging. It’s important to get a comfortable set-up to avoid neck tension, back pain, stiff joints and even knee pain.

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Have you lost your Swagger?

Have you lost your Swagger?

When we look at how people walk, especially those in pain, often they have lost their “Swagger”. The swagger is a fluid, efficient walking pattern.

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Vertigo Treatment

Vertigo Treatment

Vertigo is a sensation of spinning dizziness, as though the room/environment is spinning in circles around the person. It is a symptom and can be caused by various conditions involving the brain (central) or inner ear (peripheral).

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Lifting with Back Pain

Lifting with Back Pain

Should I avoid lifting and bending whilst my back is sore? Life doesn’t stop when you have pain, knowing how to properly look after yourself can allow you to get the most out of life during this time.

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Get rid of my Headache!

Get rid of my Headache!

Headaches, a condition that is affecting our lives more than we like to admit. Be it a mild pulsating ache in the background or a throbbing pain behind the eyes, it is annoying. Let’s face it, waking up with headaches on a daily basis is NOT normal and it is something we can easily live without. So what causes a headache? How do we overcome it? More importantly, how can we prevent it?

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Exercise for Osteoporosis

Exercise for Osteoporosis

You may already be aware that as we age, our bone health changes, which can lead to osteoporosis, a condition characterised by bone loss and fragility. Osteoporosis is often known as the silent disease, because usually people won’t have symptoms until they experience their first fracture. Women are more at risk of osteoporosis than men, specifically postmenopausal women.

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