Chronic Pain Week

Chronic Pain Week

Chronic Pain Language Police …. Look Out! Simon West (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Language is a powerful influence on how we view ourselves and our situation in relation to pain. It is important to note that, as Pain Neuroscientist Lorimer Moseley would say, “pain...
Postpartum Running

Postpartum Running

Running After Having a Baby Georgie Palmer (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Running is a popular past time in Australia and one of the easiest ways for mums to get some exercise done while looking after a baby. Currently there are not any strict rules about when to return...
Who to Trust for Exercise Advice

Who to Trust for Exercise Advice

Do you Know How to Exercise Right? Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) It can be confusing, and sometimes overwhelming, to know who to turn to when seeking advice on exercise. Whether you are exercising for fitness or strength goals, weight loss, mental...
What is MS?

What is MS?

Multiple Sclerosis Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)? Multiple Sclerosis, better known simply as MS, is a chronic disease of the central nervous system, where the immune system attacks myelin, the protective layer around...
The Pelvic Floor

The Pelvic Floor

Overactive Pelvic Floor Georgie Palmer (Physiotherapist – Burnie) People may have come across the concept of a weak pelvic floor – images spring to mind of women crossing their legs when they sneeze, or rushing to get to the loo – but an overactive pelvic floor can...
Locked Down and Unloaded

Locked Down and Unloaded

Locked Down and Unloaded Daniel Reeves (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Due to the current environment we find ourselves in, a lot of us have gone from daily sport and exercise to a lot more couch sitting and inactivity. With no idea of when sports and gyms will start up...
Physical Activity Ideas for Children

Physical Activity Ideas for Children

Physical Activity Ideas for Your Kids Sarah Cowgill (Burnie/Somerset) Sarah has extra training in paediatric physiotherapy and shares some of her ideas to keep your children’s activity levels up, as well as continuing to promote their physical development over this...
The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer

The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer

Exercise as Medicine for Cancer Lisa Broman (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Are you or someone you love living with cancer? Are you/they participating in regular exercise? 1 in 3 Australians will have a cancer diagnosis by age 85.  For most a diagnosis is life...
Occupational Health Physiotherapy

Occupational Health Physiotherapy

Occupational Health Physiotherapy Scott Willis (Physiotherapist – Somerset) Do you get sore at work? Do you feel that your computer set up is not right for you? Have you thought about getting an adjustable standing desk? Does your workplace do any manual handling...