Introducing Rocktape to Physio On Miller

Many injuries we see as physios respond well to support through the use of tape.  Research has shown tape can have beneficial effects such as: Improved support/bracing Feedback and proprioceptive awareness Reduce muscle spasm/tension Reduce swelling Pain relief We are excited to announce the use of Rocktape (a brand of kinesio-tape) at Physio On Miller.  […]

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World Diabetes Day – Physio Tips

World Diabetes Day is a nominated day of awareness, featured around a yearlong campaign of diabetes education and prevention, engaging millions of people worldwide.   Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM), or non-insulin dependent DM, is a lifestyle related disease that is rapidly increasing throughout the population at an alarming rate. Centered on the basis of […]

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How to improve cycling technique

With the recent publicity cycling has gained you may have decided to increase or begin your participation in the sport.  As physios we see a lot of injuries from cycling, not only the ones inflicted by cars, but also overuse or poor technique injuries. Often patients present to us following an increase in training or […]

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Are your glutes weak?

One of the largest and most powerful groups of muscles in the human body is located in the buttocks. Consisting of the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus — collectively known as “the glutes”. These muscles are important to most of the body’s active movements. If they are weak or underdeveloped, bad posture and […]

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Are your bones strong enough?

A recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald reported a third of Australians over 65 years are doing no exercise, and many more are not doing enough to improve strength, co-ordination and balance.  The Australian Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport published a study that revealed the older population mostly took part in aerobic […]

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Tips for a Healthier Spine

12 TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER SPINE 1. Exercise Regularly Regular exercise and strengthening activities will promote a healthier, stronger and more stable spine. Aim for a minimum 30 minutes of exercise daily. Exercise does not have to be overly strenuous to achieve significant benefits. An activity such as a walking can make a huge difference. […]

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Advice for desk bound workers

A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine investigated the risks of prolonged sitting.  The study followed over 220, 000 Australians who participated in the “45 and Up” study and correlated cause of death and time spent sitting.  They found people who sat for between 8 and 11 hours had an increase risk […]

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