Finding your balance in lockdown

Finding balance in lockdown

Here we go again. It feels like Groundhog day! In Sydney we are now in week 3 of our second lockdown. And it looks like we have a few more to go! It’s hard to be here again, but we did it before and we’ll do it again. Hopefully we are not in this position […]

Osteoarthritis: Debunking Common Myths and Misconceptions

Osteoarthritis Debunking Common Myths and Misconceptions

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the leading cause of reduced physical activity as we age. Given that physical activity is the ultimate remedy to staving off many lifestyle diseases including OA, this is a big issue. If Osteoporosis is the disease of bone being taken away, Osteoarthritis can be thought of as the disease of bone being […]

The Health Benefits of Magnesium

The Health Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is one of the most abundant minerals in the human body, playing a role in hundreds of metabolic reactions – every cell in our body needs it! Thus, it is essential in promoting healthy body and brain function. Despite this, we may not always have enough magnesium in our body, even when consuming a healthy […]

Working from Home: How to Move More and Sit Less

Working from Home: How to Move More and Sit Less

2021 – We are now over a year on from when the first lockdown occurred in NSW, when a lot of us we were plunged into working from home. For many this was a godsend! No commuting. Working to your own schedule. Not having to get dressed up for work. Sleep in? Sure why not? […]

Fracture Healing and Physiotherapy

Fracture Healing and Physiotherapy

If you have ever broken a bone you know that it can be both painful and limiting to what you can do until it heals. Depending on the fracture, you may need help with certain daily activities (e.g. dressing, walking, driving), especially in the initial phase of the injury. You often hear of people breaking […]

Vertigo: Can Physiotherapy Help?

Can Physiotherapy Help

Over the last couple months I have been seeing quite a few clients in the clinic presenting with episodes of dizziness or vertigo. When most people experience vertigo, it comes on quickly and can leave one feeling completely disoriented with both dizziness and nausea. This commonly results in a visit to the GP or Emergency […]

Is Your Breathing Impacting Your Ability to Get a Good Night’s Sleep?

Get a Good Night Sleep

The impacts of poor sleep on our mental and physical health can be significant. From chronic health issues, weight gain, poor mood and work productivity, the effects of not getting a good night’s sleep regularly can permeate throughout our lives. While everyone’s needs are different, the difference between getting regular good sleep and chronic poor […]

COVID and Breathing

COVID and Breathing

If nothing else, this pandemic has caused hundreds of millions of people around the world to become aware of something that they simple took for granted – and that is the ability to breathe. Suddenly people could not breathe – they became breathless, they could not inhale or exhale – they needed to be put […]

Looking Forward: Review, Reframe and Reset

Looking Forward Review Reframe and Reset

Oh what a year it has been! When the year started out we were coming out of a terrible bushfire season, and none of us could have predicted what was to come. ​​2020 and all its ups and downs. ​​As tough as this past year has been, I’d like to focus on some of the […]

Why Now is the Time to Try Qigong

Why Now is the Time to Try Qigong

We are entering our last month of 2020 and what a whirlwind of a year it has been. A turbulent year to say the least. A year where many of us have been pushed beyond our means – physically, mentally, emotionally. Many of us have had to re-evaluate what is important to us. In the […]