Pain is one of the most common symptoms of a complaint, yet one of the most poorly understood concepts by health professionals and patients alike. Depending on the situation, it can be helpful, debilitating, and can save or make your life very difficult.
Take for instance someone who is suffering a heart attack. They experience pain and immediately alert someone, who then calls paramedics and hopefully saves a life. Compare this to the 50-year-old labourer who has no mechan
Exercise Physiologists are allied health professionals who have the skills to support your rehabilitation and recovery from a physical, mental, and social perspective. An exercise physiologist can: Help you understand your diagnosis and condition, and how this may impact on your ability to perform your daily activities and your work Assist you with setting goals for your daily life and your work life Prescribe you with the right type of exercise to help achieve your goals Hel
Pilates and Weight training is different but they are actually well matched and can complement each other. Pilates has a strong posture and stability focus and will teach you to feel and engage many muscles that you may have never connected to before. It's easy to go to the gym and lift weights (as long as you can find the motivation). However, many people don’t actually know what they are working out and what muscles they need to switch on to stabilise the body to then perfo
How often do you take time out for yourself? Do you have a daily timeout practice, weekly or perhaps once or twice a year? Or do you just keep going all day, everyday until you fall into bed at night exhausted? Lets talk about why taking time out is essential for a healthy balanced life. Because YOU are important – it’s a part of looking after the most important person in your life! We often fall into roles in life with the belief that we have to put our personal needs second
We know that Pilates is great for everyone! And that definitely applies to anyone with Osteoarthritis.Sometimes because our joints are stiff and sore, we just want to stay still and go into protective mode. But if you think about it, that’s not logical. Everything locking up, losing mobility and strength. After all, you have to ‘use it or lose it’ as the saying goes. Pilates is gentle and aims to workout without stressing your joints or add pressure to the surrounding ligame