Is your ‘normal’ enough and how do you know?

After any injury, pain or illness we experience, we want to get back to normal. Our natural healing system plays a critical role in any of these scenarios and there will always be a minimum amount of time1 that it takes for your body to recover, tissues to heal, to regain movement, to regain confidence…

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All you need to know about Hip Labral Tears

All you need to know about Hip Labral Tears

Have you ever experienced a deep pain in the front of the hip or groin region? You may also experience a locking, clicking or catching sensation when you move your leg. Whether this is from a fall, a sporting injury, or it has been going on for a while; you may end up getting an…

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Shall We Dance? The Health Benefits of Dancing at Any Age

Patients often ask me, “what is the best form of exercise?”. The answer I usually give is “The kind you enjoy”. My reasoning is, if you enjoy doing something then it is far more likely you will find the time to do it – an opinion supported by research1. So, if the gym isn’t your…

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Muscle Loss and Ageing – Use it or Lose it!

We all know the importance of maintaining bone strength as we get older, and the importance of bone strength in maintaining independence, and reducing our falls and fracture risk. But what about muscle strength? In a previous blog, we discussed low bone density and its strong correlation to falls risk. In this blog, we will…

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Music is Physical – The Importance of Exercise for Musicians

As a musician, you are likely to spend much of your time practicing. But how much time do you devote to keeping fit? Everyone knows that exercise is good for a person’s health, however did you know that fitness and exercise for musicians can also improve your performance? In this blog, we discuss being fit…

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How Can We Prevent Dance Injuries?

One of the most common questions I get asked as a physiotherapist with a special interest in dance rehabilitation and injury prevention is, “How can we prevent dance injuries?”. GOOD QUESTION! It’s a very valid question considering: the rate of injury in young and adolescent dancers is higher than that reported in young soccer players…

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Reducing Falls and Fractures in Osteoporosis

Good balance is vital for reducing falls and fracture in osteoporosis. Balance is particularly important for those living with osteoporosis, where the risk of fracture is much higher than for those with good bone density. Fractures in older people can also have a big impact on mobility, independence and quality of life.  There are a…

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Bone Building Exercise for Osteoporosis

BUILDING BONE – THE FOUNDATIONS Osteoporosis is a common disease in Australia. Osteoporosis affects over one million Australians, and is more common among women than men. It is a condition where the bones become weak, fragile and brittle. When bones lose minerals (such as calcium) faster than the body can replace them, this leads to…

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What Exercises Can I do at Home After Having a Baby

Find our physio clinic in Brisbane Tarragindi Our Brisbane Physiotherapy Clinic, services areas including: Brisbane, Tarragindi, Mount Gravatt, Holland Park, Rocklea, Yeronga, Annerley, Camp Hill, Carindale, Coorparoo, Salisbury, Sunnybank, Greenslopes, Seven Hills, Acacia Ridge, Indooroopilly, Woolloongabba, etc. Book An Appointment Because of our expertise in hip conditions, dance injuries and performance, and hypermobility, we also…

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Pregnancy, Pelvic Pain & Safely Returning to Running

Find our physio clinic in Brisbane Tarragindi Our Brisbane Physiotherapy Clinic, services areas including: Brisbane, Tarragindi, Mount Gravatt, Holland Park, Rocklea, Yeronga, Annerley, Camp Hill, Carindale, Coorparoo, Salisbury, Sunnybank, Greenslopes, Seven Hills, Acacia Ridge, Indooroopilly, Woolloongabba, etc. Book An Appointment Because of our expertise in hip conditions, dance injuries and performance, and hypermobility, we also…

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