Seniors

5 Ways To Boost Your Immune System

2020-03-20T22:25:46+10:00

Are you giving yourself the best chance of protecting yourself from illness? Going into survival mode, we often overlook our body’s innate defences against illness and virus: THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. Think of a system in our body that is dedicated to fighting off germs and potential illness, you would want this system to be super [...]

5 Ways To Boost Your Immune System2020-03-20T22:25:46+10:00

Clinical Pilates…What is it exactly?

2019-11-14T16:05:45+10:00

We get asked this question so much, we have made a blog to answer all those burning questions!!! So firstly, what exactly is Clinical Pilates? Well it is a form of physical exercise that focuses on… posture core stability strength, balance control flexibility breathing HOW does it work? Pilates works to improve the dynamic stability [...]

Clinical Pilates…What is it exactly?2019-11-14T16:05:45+10:00

Hydrotherapy

2018-09-26T14:30:49+10:00

Whilst a lot of treatment fads will come and go, today we’re looking at a method of treatment first regarded as beneficial in the days of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome - Hydrotherapy (aka Aquatic Physiotherapy)! Things evolve and hydrotherapy is now backed by research to help relieve pain and aid recovery for many conditions. [...]

Hydrotherapy2018-09-26T14:30:49+10:00

Hip Replacement

2018-09-19T14:22:38+10:00

Our hips are classed as ‘ball and socket’ joints. They are designed for stability and weight-bearing. The bony surfaces of the hip joint are covered with articular cartilage, a smooth tissue that cushions the ends of the bones and enables them to move easily. When significant damage occurs to the hip joint, it is this [...]

Hip Replacement2018-09-19T14:22:38+10:00

Knee Replacement

2018-09-19T09:46:55+10:00

Knee replacement surgery was first performed in 1968. Since then, improvements in surgical materials and techniques have greatly increased its effectiveness. If your knee is severely damaged by arthritis or injury, it may be hard for you to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. You may even begin to feel pain while [...]

Knee Replacement2018-09-19T09:46:55+10:00

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: What you ‘knee’d to know

2018-03-08T07:22:24+10:00

Often called movie-goers knee, pain behind your patella (kneecap) is one of a few tell-tale signs you might be suffering from this common knee issue. Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is characterised by pain felt behind your kneecap, in the joint that articulates your patella and your femur (thigh bone). It is just as commonly found [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome: What you ‘knee’d to know2018-03-08T07:22:24+10:00

Osteoporosis and Prevention: No Bones About It!

2018-03-02T13:46:41+10:00

Osteoporosis is a common disease affecting over 1 million Australians. Osteoporosis literally means bones with holes and it occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, faster than the body can replace them. This leads to bones becoming less dense, losing strength and breaking more easily. Osteoporosis particularly affects women in their middle and later [...]

Osteoporosis and Prevention: No Bones About It!2018-03-02T13:46:41+10:00

Calf Strains

2017-08-09T16:28:21+10:00

It's often called the "over 30s injury". It’s the soft tissue injury that makes veteran athletes worried the game may have passed them by. It’s that feeling like someone’s shot you in the back of the leg but hasn’t. That’s right, today we are talking the dreaded calf strain! How? A calf strain is a [...]

Calf Strains2017-08-09T16:28:21+10:00

Arthritis Pain and Cold Weather

2017-07-20T08:55:18+10:00

Well... we are in the middle of winter and the temperatures don’t seem to be rising any time soon. The short days, frosty mornings and icy winds are unfortunately all part of winter in Melbourne. For most of us, the cold is just annoying because it makes our morning commute uncomfortable and makes sitting in [...]

Arthritis Pain and Cold Weather2017-07-20T08:55:18+10:00