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 […]
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.
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 […]
Unfortunately, some people during their life may suffer from a broken bone. We usually call this a “fracture”. Healthy bones can fracture due to excessive forces or stress. This can happen during an accident or trauma, or a sudden change in activity. Unhealthy bones can fracture with much lower force. This can be because of […]
Using everyday household objects, you can support your child’s development with fun activities and help them learn new skills: 6 months – 1yr old: – Use a towel or rolled blanket or your leg: place the towel or blanket under your child’s chest/trunk to help develop control of their head, and practice lying on their tummy. This encourages […]
WHAT IS OSTEOPOROSIS? Osteoporosis means “porous bone”. It is a condition where bones become thin and lose their strength, as they become less dense. While it doesn’t actually hurt to have osteoporosis, it means bones are more likely to break with less force. Sometimes, osteoporotic bones will break even without any sort of fall or […]