Monthly Archives: April 2017

Understanding Hip Dysplasia

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Healthy Hips Week! April 23rd-29th is Healthy Hips Week for Hip Dysplasia. So what better time to write about this common childhood condition! More information available over at Healthy Hips Australia. Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) refers to abnormal development of the hip joint in a newborn baby, which results [...]

Exercise Post Pregnancy

Exercise Post Pregnancy With the rise of social media, there is as much pressure as ever on new mums to look good and get their pre-pregnancy bodies back. We often see celebrities bouncing back as though nothing ever happened, as well as a multitude of confusing and conflicting advice. For the average mum out there, [...]

Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting times of a woman’s life. However, it can also be one of the most daunting as her body undergoes many changes to support the growing baby and prepare for birth. Pregnancy can also be a confusing time for women with so much conflicting advice on what they can, [...]

Understanding Toe Walking

Understanding Toe Walking Toe walking refers to a walking pattern in which a child walks on their toes or ball of the foot. There can be many medical reasons to account for this type of walking pattern, however often it can simply be habitual or behavioural, with no underlying cause. When there is no medical [...]