“I can’t believe a film about menstruation just won an Oscar!”

Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton have won an Oscar for Best Documentary (Short Subject) about the taboo of menstruation in ‘Period. End of Sentence’. It is set in a rural village outside of Delhi, India and speaks about the restrictions girls and women have with their period. Menstruation is often seen as something that is […]

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By Bobo Li

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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Is Belly Breathing all it is made out to be?

Belly breathing is taught to people to relax the body, to meditate, in yoga, to manage anxiety to list a few things. A lot of people coming into the practice have been told that in order to breathe properly, you need to belly breathe? I question whether that is true or not? As a women’s […]

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Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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Changes to Pilates Services

From the 1 April 2019 Private Health Funds will no longer cover some natural therapies including ‘Pilates’ sessions. How does this affect Inspired Physio? The Australian Physiotherapy Association has fought and negotiated for physiotherapists to continue to be able to conduct individual and group exercise sessions which include some exercises drawn from Pilates. What does […]

Deborah Chen

By Deborah Chen

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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Is Nick Kyrgios the poster boy for posture to our next generation?

Watching the tennis, I can’t help but notice Nick’s posture is particularly different to most other tennis players. Yes I should be watching the tennis but my physiotherapist eyes drag me to his side profile and can’t help thinking his posture could be so much better. I do admit that he is a really good […]

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Do you do the Crab Walk?

For years we’ve all been crab walking with the band around our knees to cue ‘knees out’ and get better glute activation when doing our warm ups. It’s the activation we need for our squats and turnout for dancing however just because our knees are out doesn’t mean our leg is aligned the way we […]

Deborah Chen

By Deborah Chen

Registered Physiotherapist (APA Member)

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