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.

Dry Needling

Ellie ParnellPain Managment, PhysiotherapyLeave a Comment

Dry needling is a popular and effective technique for treating a variety of acute or chronic musculoskeletal conditions. It involves inserting acupuncture needles into or around dysfunctional tissues, usually leaving them for at least 10 minutes, and sometimes gently moving the needles for extra stimulation.

PPP History Thus Far

Rachel CombePPP2 Comments

July 10 this year marked the 15th year anniversary of when I started my business, then known simply as Pilates Proactive. It has caused me to reflect on where it all began, given we are on the precipice of launching ourselves into establishing a fourth practice in St Peters in a couple of weeks’ time.

Headaches

Gwendalyn SchmidtPain Managment, PhysiotherapyLeave a Comment

Headache Pilates Proactive

A headache is defined as the symptom of pain felt anywhere in the head or neck area. Twenty to thirty percent of the population will experience a headache and they can affect anyone of any age. Over 300 different types of headaches have been described but there are several types that are more commonly recognised such as a tension headache, … Read More