Why Walking is NOT Exercise!

Now, I know what you’re thinking. Walking is exercise, it’s recommended all the time! Well ok, fine, walking is exercise – but it’s a very low intensity, easy exercise. You can make it more difficult – walk uphill, for example, but overall it is the bare minimum. One of the questions we ask when taking […]

Deborah Chen

By Deborah Chen

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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If only I could turn back time…

If I could have one superpower as a physiotherapist, it would be to send someone back in time. Again and again we see patients who know that they should be more active, but are too busy / too tired / too sore. Unfortunately, this usually results in a temporary fix, where the next injury is […]

Christopher Mooney

By Christopher Mooney

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Protecting Your Back While Lifting

Lifting is a functional task – you can’t get by in life without it. Whether it be lifting groceries, lifting a couch, lifting a child or lifting a barbell… everyone needs to pick things up and put them down. Unfortunately, lifting is also a common way to injure your back. It could be a landscaper […]

Christopher Mooney

By Christopher Mooney

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AFL- great sport with greater risk!

Jess here,writing a few words about a passion that I have recently found for AFL. AFL is a super-fast growing sport with both men’s and now women’s comps popping up all over Australia,and is one of the best games to play in the world (I may be a little biased as I play myself). With […]

Jessica Bannerman

By Jessica Bannerman

Receptionist

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These hips don’t lie…

As part of my continued education this year I chose to expand my knowledge on hips and completed the Hip Differential and Prescriptive Diagnosis with Trish Wisbey-Roth. My take aways from the weekend were how complex hip pain can be and the number of different ways to treat and diagnose the pain itself. Hip pain […]

Deborah Chen

By Deborah Chen

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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