Body composition, we’ve all heard of it right, but what does it really mean? How does it influence our health? And most importantly, how do we change it?Read More
Muhammad Ali, Michael J Fox, Billy Connolly and millions of others have all been diagnosed with it. In Australia it is the second most common neurodegenerative disease behind dementia, with 32 Australians diagnosed each day. The disease in question is Parkinson’s disease.Read More
Understand the effects of Ankylosing Spondylitis and how you can help yourself manage it.Read More
Although cerebral palsy is a permanent life-long condition, some of these signs of cerebral palsy can improve over time with the help of an exercise intervention program.Read More
You have injured your back; you have severe back pain, even some altered sensation down your legs. You’ve been told you have a herniated (bulged) lumbar disc. You’ve tried exercise, medication and rest to get better but nothing has worked thus far. So where do you go from here?Read More
When significant bone tissue has been lost, or weakened osteoporosis occurs, leading to increased risks of fractures. This is a huge health issue that affects 2 in 3 women and 1 in 3 men over the age of 60 in Australia. Read more to find out how exercise can help manage this condition!Read More
So you think you have Achilles Tendinopathy, what now?Read More
45% of workers today will experience some form of neck pain during their working life, so it is becoming increasingly prevalent that you may, or perhaps already have, experienced some form of neck pain. How to we manage and treat it?Read More
Physical inactivity - the greatest public health problem of the 21st century - from Exercise is Medicine Australia.Read More
Exercise throughout pregnancy can be an area of confusion for many women. With the right information family doctors can feel comfortable and confident referring pregnant and post-partum women for exercise therapy as an essential component of their care plan.Read More
When is it appropriate for children to perform strength training???
Resistance training at any age is a highly effective way to improve sporting performance, reduce injury risk, improve quality of life and decrease risk of chronic disease.
These days with the increasing speed and skill of the game, footy players are suffering from all sorts of injuries. These injuries range from soft tissue to bone breaks; and without proper strength and conditioning your body will continue to break down. Additionally, it is imperative that you recover well from your match, as this will allow you to back up matches with training.Read More
The overwhelming importance of activity and exercise to help manage and overcome back pain.Read More
Not only is sitting too long damaging our spinal health through disc compression and the creation of muscle imbalances (psoas anyone?) - but the lack of blood flow resulting from prolonged sitting is also slowing down our metabolism (and our brains). Read More…Read More
The knee is a complex joint relying heavily on the support of surrounding muscles to prevent injury and improve movement efficiency.Read More