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...
What is an Exercise Physiologist?

What is an Exercise Physiologist?

An Exercise Physiologist: What Do They Do? Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) You’re an Exercise Physiologist… so what is it that you do? Exercise Physiologists are often confronted with this question, so if you are one to not know the answer, read on! It...
Physio Myths Debunked

Physio Myths Debunked

Myths about Physiotherapy – Debunked Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) You need a referral to see a Physiotherapist False – Physiotherapists are primary health care practitioners and therefore a referral is not needed (unless a worker’s compensation or...
Exercise at Work: The Physical Activity Paradox

Exercise at Work: The Physical Activity Paradox

Exercise at Work: Is it Really Good For You? Daniel Reeves (Physiotherapist – Burnie) In this month’s blog we look at the physical activity paradox; why physical activity at work does not result in the cardiovascular health benefits that leisure time physical...
Questions To Ask Your Surgeon

Questions To Ask Your Surgeon

Questions To Ask Your Surgeon Daniel Reeves (Physiotherapist – Burnie) In November 2018 I attended a seminar in Sydney and was fortunate to hear from an Orthopedic Surgeon. I thought I would share some of the points he spoke about regarding surgery and when it...
Prevent Injury by Keeping These Tips in Mind

Prevent Injury by Keeping These Tips in Mind

Injury Prevention Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) As much as we love meeting new people and helping you with your injuries we want to try and help people to prevent these injuries in the first place. Below is some advice to prevent you from having to...