Blood Pressure and Exercise

Blood Pressure and Exercise

Blood Pressure and Exercise Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Did you know that hypertension (high blood pressure) is the most common condition that affects the circulatory system; the heart and blood vessels? Blood pressure remains a vital health...
Active Workplaces

Active Workplaces

Active Workplaces Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Here’s something to think about… Australians spend approximately one third of their life at work. It is well established that low cardio-respiratory fitness causes significantly more deaths than other...
Respiratory Muscle Training

Respiratory Muscle Training

Respiratory Muscle Training Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) There are a number of conditions that can affect the airways, causing obstruction and difficulty with breathing. The effect on someone’s health can range from a mild disturbance to breathing to...
Heel Pain? It Could be Plantar Fasciitis

Heel Pain? It Could be Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciopathy / Plantar Fasciitis Daniel Reeves (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Plantar fasciopathy (PF), sometimes referred to as plantar fasciitis is an overload/overuse condition that is characterized by pain in the heel and foot. It also involves structural...
W-Sitting in Children

W-Sitting in Children

W Sitting: Is It Really a Bad Thing? Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie/Somerset) Have you ever noticed your child sitting with their bottom on the floor and their feet out to either side, forming a W? Have you ever told your child to change their position...
World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day

Asthma – What You Need to Know Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) What is Asthma? Asthma is a chronic medical condition that affects the airways, leading to reversible airway obstruction. Asthmatic cases can range from very mild to severe with some cases...