Don’t Fear Food this Christmas!

Don’t Fear Food this Christmas!

Food Choices Over Christmas Daniel Reeves (Physiotherapist – Burnie) The festive season is beginning, which for most, means a never-ending supply of delicious tasty Calorie-dense food. For some people like those who are trying to lose weight or those that are trying...
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...