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Exercise and Cancer Recovery

There are more than 120,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed yearly in Australia. The burden of cancer is well known in Australia with current predictions indicating that 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85 years. Due to improvements in diagnosis and treatment, we…

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Physical Activity, Exercise and Cardiac Disease

Cardiac disease, or cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the single biggest leading cause of death of Australians every year. And by a lot! Nearly 30% of all deaths last year were attributed to CVD (ABS, 2017). The stark reality is when you die, chances are it will be due to a heart related disease. Don’t worry, I’m…

Exercise During Pregnancy

You’d have to be living under a rock to not be aware that exercise is an integral part of leading an active and healthy life.  Regular exercise can help to improve cardiorespiratory fitness and reduce the risk of various lifestyle diseases including diabetes. However, whether exercise is a normal part of your everyday routine or…

Lets talk about cramps

Almost everyone has had a cramp once in their lifetime. Cramps can occur when asleep, during sport or sometimes you may have to stop during an activity as a result of a cramp.  Two out of three athletes have experienced a cramp during sport. Usually a cramp can be felt in the calf muscle when…

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Yoga at Jordan Springs

“Yoga is the calming of the fluctuations of the mind” Yoga means union. The union of the body with the mind. This partnership is too often lost in our daily lives where the body is busy performing all daily chores, running errands and working, while the mind is busy with a constant influx of thoughts…

Adductor Groin Injury

Adductor Groin Injuries

Groin pain is a problem for athletes in several sports, affecting 10-18% of male soccer players per year. There are several disorders that could be contributing to this large percentage, with adductor muscle pain being a frequent cause of long standing groin pain. Muscular fatigue and overload are the likely culprits here, leading to impaired…

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Q&A with Renee Coleman

Renee Coleman, Physiotherapist at Jordan Springs is quite busy in her spare time. Everyone has a story and Renee certainly does! When Renee isn’t at work at The Healthy Body Company, she does Taekwondo, Brazilian Jiujitsu and Muay Thai. I was intrigued and wanted to know more so a Q&A session started! What are the…

Plagiocephaly In Infants

Plagiocephaly In Infants

There are few joys in life comparable to bringing home a new baby. However, this time of excitement is often accompanied by a sense of uncertainty, especially if this is your first time on the baby rollercoaster and you’re still unsure of what to expect. Of course, there will be plenty of people along the…