Pregnancy and Exercise

Caitlin CormackPhysiotherapy, Pilates, PregnancyLeave a Comment

Pregnancy is a physically demanding time. Regular exercise is an important way to help your body cope with the increasing demands placed on your joints, muscles, heart and lungs. There are many other benefits to exercising whilst pregnant also including: reduced leg cramps and swelling. reduced/improved symptoms of constipation. improved sleep patterns. reduced anxiety. reduced pain perception. However, there are … Read More

One week until The City to Bay

Tamara MatulickSports & RecreationLeave a Comment

Five last-minute tips to get you to the finish line (and the start line) at The City to Bay: Work out what you are going to wear During the last week of training test out the exact clothes, socks and shoes that you plan to wear for the event a few times before Sunday the 16th September. Not only to … Read More

Pre Pointe Assessment for Dancers

Rachel CombeDance, Physiotherapy, Sports & RecreationLeave a Comment

Pre Pointe Assessment Pilates Proactive

Looking at starting pointe work soon or in the future? Pre pointe assessments are an important component of the journey to pointe work. Ballet is one of the most rigorous forms of dance, largely because dancers are required to support all of their body weight on the tips of their toes in a fully ‘plantar flexed’ (extended) position. Dancers who progress … Read More

HELP! I’m short of breath.

Tamara MatulickChronic Conditions, PhysiotherapyLeave a Comment

Shortness of Breath Adelaide Physio

Did you know that physiotherapists can help you with your shortness of breath? Oh, and a warning if you are reading this while you are eating, we can also help people with excess phlegm. If you have noticed that you are more breathless than you would expect for the same amount of activity, then the first step you should take … Read More

Top Five Training Tips for the City to Bay

Tamara MatulickSports & RecreationLeave a Comment

With 8 weeks left until the City to Bay Fun Run, there is still time to fit in some training and get you across the finish line at Glenelg. Follow a training plan. There are a plethora of training plans available online for all levels of ability. Look for one that will build up to 12km and has a combination … Read More

Technology and its impact on our bodies

Orla TimminsChronic Conditions, Pain Managment, PhysiotherapyLeave a Comment

We are living in an era of great change in technology, most notably around social media and telecommunications. Most people nowadays have one or more devices like a laptop, notebook, iPad, smartphone, tablet, PC, and the list goes on. In fact, it seems that almost every week there’s a latest and greatest new device being released. As physiotherapists we have … Read More

Preparing for an Ultramarathon

Vicki WrightSports & Recreation3 Comments

To many people, an ultra-marathon through the mountains may sound completely crazy, but I could not be more excited to race Ultra Trail Australia. This race has been a dream of mine ever since I got into the world of trail running, and many months of hard work, planning, and preparation have gone into this single race.