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....
World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Mental Health and Exercise Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) Mental Health Statistics Mental health disorders are of course very difficult to track and so it is believed that the actual statistics are largely under-represented, both in Australia and...
Autism Spectrum Disorder and Physiotherapy

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Physiotherapy

How Can Physiotherapy Help? Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can experience difficulties relating to behaviour, sensory and social experiences. They can also have difficulties with their physical capabilities...
Bowed Legs and Knocked Knees

Bowed Legs and Knocked Knees

Are you concerned about your child’s bowed legs or knocked knees? Sarah Cowgill (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Find out below if you should be! Bowed legs and knocked knees are a normal occurrence in children, especially in the younger years. Bowed legs (knees that look...
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...