Parents of school kids have so many vouchers to use these days! New school uniforms, backpacks and lunch boxes with Back to School vouchers. Choosing backpacks can be a tricky endeavour. Happily, there is evidence to show that no particular backpack is best for kids’ spines. Choosing a backpack need only be a style decision! […]
Physiotherapy and Headaches
Most people will experience a headache at some time in their life. There are many types of headaches and many causes. A large number of headaches are caused by neck problems. Neck-type headaches are often referred to as “cervicogenic headaches”. They are related to the structures around the head and neck, such as: spinal joints (usually the […]
Summer sport picks!
Summer is a fun time to be active. We have some amazing sporting facilities in our town, and are lucky enough to have great clubs running the sports and events. AA Physiotherapy is a proud sponsor of the Tweed Valley Triathletes. They race every Saturday morning at TRAC in Murwillumbah. There are events for people […]
While the hardcore surfers have been getting wet all winter on the glassy waves, the warm-weather surfers are coming out of hibernation right now! All our physios here at AA Physio love getting out in the ocean, so we know how important it is to you too! We see two types of surfing injuries: those […]
EXERCISE SHOWN TO BE BEST FOR BACK PAIN
This recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald highlights the prevalence of back pain, also showing that the best way to recover from and prevent back pain is exercise! It’s something that physios have been doing for decades. We are best-placed to help you with your back pain using the best available evidence.
Exercise and Pregnancy
Did you know it is recommended that women with an uncomplicated pregnancy exercise regularly? Physical activity while you are pregnant has minimal risks. It is beneficial in maintaining fitness, can reduce the risk ofgestational diabetes and helps our psychological well-being also. How much and what sort of exercise should you do?A moderate intensity exercise program […]