Sleep Apnoea

Sleep Apnoea

Exercise and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome Emily Hudson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) is a disorder characterized by prolonged periods of partial (hypopnea) or complete (apnoea) obstruction of the upper airway during...
Covid-19 and Exercise

Covid-19 and Exercise

Safely Returning to Physical Activity after Covid-19 Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) With the sheer volume of Covid-19 information presented to us daily, it can be overwhelming to know what to do if you contract the virus and what recovery might look...
Developmental Milestones

Developmental Milestones

Is Your Child’s Development ‘Normal’? Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) As a Physiotherapist with a special interest in the paediatric population, I see lots of parents concerned about their child meeting their physical developmental...
Occupational Rehabilitation

Occupational Rehabilitation

Occupation Rehabilitation – Workplace Injury Statistics Emily Hudson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Most of us associate workplace injuries with very physically demanding jobs however, injuries can occur within any workplace. Three industries with the highest...
Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Why Make a Week for Men’s Health? The efforts to raise awareness for men’s health should not be reduced to just one week of the year; there should always be goals to improve the health outcomes for men, given...
Coccyx Pain

Coccyx Pain

Coccyx Pain – A Pain in the Butt Georgie Palmer (Physiotherapist – Burnie) The coccyx or tailbone is a triangular bone which forms the final part of the vertebral column (spine). Tailbones vary between people, they can have 3, 4, or 5 vertebrae which can be fused, or...
Successful Weight Management

Successful Weight Management

Beating the Bulge: The Change in Approach to Managing Obesity Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Weight loss that is successful and sustained…. Why is it so difficult? With the ever-present health issue of tackling obesity, there has been emerging research...
Yoga

Yoga

Yoga Georgie Palmer (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Most people will have heard of yoga, it is the eastern philosophy that has become increasingly popular in the west. Many people may be apprehensive to try yoga, worrying they aren’t young enough, flexible enough, fit...
Weight Loss and Exercise in Adults

Weight Loss and Exercise in Adults

Weight Loss and Exercise in Adults Emily Hudson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Overweight and Obesity Statistics Being overweight and obese places you at an increased risk for developing negative health conditions such as cardiovascular diseases, high blood...
World Osteoporosis Day

World Osteoporosis Day

Osteoporosis Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Tuesday the 20th October is World Osteoporosis Day and its time to think about your bone health. Many people do not know what Osteoporosis is and can get it confused with Osteoarthritis and other conditions....