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...
To Sit or To Stand (At Work)

To Sit or To Stand (At Work)

To Sit or Stand at Work Scott Willis (Physiotherapist – Somerset) You’ve probably heard that sitting is the new smoking! This statement brings many questions… What health problems are associated with too much sitting? How long should we sit for? What other...
What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 Diabetes Jarrod Wilson (Exercise Physiologist – Burnie) What is Type 2 Diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is an increasingly common metabolic condition that results from improper control of blood sugar levels. The pancreas, an organ found in the abdominal region of the...