Pilates Classes – Receiving the right communication from PPP

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PPP Communication

It is important to ensure that you are receiving the right communication regarding your Pilates classes. A few clients have noticed they were not getting notifications about classes they were waitlisted for and upon investigation we found is was due their communication settings not being what they need. Keep in mind that if you do not have all 3 areas … Read More

Do you have Tennis Elbow aka Lateral Epicondylalgia?

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Elbow Pain

Do you have pain on the outside your elbow or your forearm? You may be experiencing lateral epicondylalgia. More commonly known as ‘Tennis Elbow’, it affects more people than just tennis players. The most common cause of this elbow pain is the overuse of the muscles and tendons of the elbow while doing repetitive tasks above and beyond your normal … Read More

Exercises to keep the knees going

Caitlin CormackLifestyle, Pain ManagmentLeave a Comment

Over the years, our poor joints get a lot of wear a tear put through them. Not least of these are the knees. They are often a common source of pain as we get older, and therefore it is very important to keep them functioning so that you can continue to enjoy and lead an active lifestyle. Here are 3 … Read More

How to become stronger for hiking and walking

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Many of our clients, especially those who live in the Hills love to go for hikes and walks to keep fit and enjoy the beautiful scenery. One of the challenges, however, is being fit enough to tackle big inclines without being out of breath at the top of the hill. Part of this is due to aerobic fitness. Because exercise … Read More

Quick Health Check

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Try our fun quick health check and see how you fair Remain standing: Can you balance for 20 seconds on one leg without holding on to anything? Try this on each leg. Can you touch your fingertips together behind your back (one arm from above, one arm from below)? Turn your head as far as comfortable to each side, but … Read More

Top Five tips to manage your Asthma

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Top 5 tips asthma Physio Pilates Adelaide

Asthma is a lung condition where the muscles in the airways of a person’s lungs narrow in response to certain triggers. It can occur in people of all ages and can be a scary experience. People with asthma can have a variety of symptoms, for example, breathlessness, wheezing, cough and/or a tight feeling in the chest. The good news is … Read More

“Oh no! My back’s just gone!”

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You may have experienced this before: bending over to pick something somewhat trivial off the floor when suddenly you experience the most excruciating pain in your lower back and you are unable to straighten up again. It’s a horrible feeling and it is understandable that you think that you might now have back pain for the rest of your life. … Read More

Hypermobility

Ellie ParnellChronic Conditions, Physiotherapy1 Comment

Can you place your hands flat on the floor with knees straight? Do you have “double-jointed” thumbs? Have you ever had a “party trick” in which you could contort your body into strange positions or do the splits? If you answered yes to any of these, you may have hypermobility syndrome. Hypermobility is when the structures supporting your joints – … Read More

Ageing Well

Caitlin CormackLifestyle2 Comments

It is easy to assume that the changes you notice in your body as you get older are all due to ageing. Wrinkles, greying hair, changes in eye sight, stiffness in the body that wasn’t there before, and a decrease in strength can all make it seem like it’s all doom and gloom. Even from the age of 30 we … Read More