Mindfulness and Pain

Mindfulness is the hot discussion topic for day number two of Women’s Health week. Research has shown that Mindfulness can be effective in helping us manage depression and anxiety. It can help to decrease stress, worry and anger. But what is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is about paying more attention to the present moment, being aware of […]

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Women’s Health Week

Today marks the first day of the national Women’s Health Week – a week for women to stop and make their health a priority. This year, each day will focus on a different element of women’s health including heart health, mindfulness, bone health, physical activity and sleep and fatigue. As health professionals we are encouraging […]

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How to start running

We have many clients wanting to improve their cardio and ask us how to start running. From a physio point of view it’s important to ensure good leg strength and core stability prior to starting out. Once you’ve established this good platform we often recommend the Couch to 5k program. I’ve used it many times […]

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World Osteoporosis Day

Today is World Osteoporosis Day and it’s important we (as health professionals) spread the word about good bone health. Some interesting facts about osteoporosis in Australia: 4.74 million Australians over 50 have osteoporosis or poor bone health. There is 1 fracture every 3.6 minutes in Australia (2013). By 2022 there will be 1 fracture every […]

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