World MS Day

World MS Day

World MS Day, May 30th 2022 Adam Doyle (Physiotherapist – Burnie) Today is World MS (Multiple Sclerosis) Day! MS is a neurological condition that affects the brain, optic nerves and spinal cord causing a range of symptoms such as problems with balance, vision, and...
Covid-19 and Exercise

Covid-19 and Exercise

Covid-19 and Exercise Adam Doyle (Physiotherapist – Burnie) COVID getting you ‘locked-down’? Did you know that exercise can help with the COVID blues and get your mental health back on track? It’s not uncommon to hear friends or family say – oh well, I’ve put on a few...
World Parkinson’s Day

World Parkinson’s Day

Parkinson’s Disease Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease is a relatively common progressive neurological condition with approximately 100,000 Australians diagnosed. It affects the brain and nervous system in...
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...