The Healthy Body Company is a dynamic family run health business committed to supporting the healthy active lives of our clients and our broader community. The Healthy Body Company brings together a team of qualified health professionals including: physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, remedial massage therapists, yoga and pilates teachers.

Do you have a rotator cuff tear?

A rotator cuff tear is when the tendon that connects the muscles of the shoulder blade (scapula) to the arm bone (humerus) is partially or fully torn. What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is composed of 4 different muscles: the supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. These muscles all have individual actions to…

World Physiotherapy Day – My Physiotherapy Journey

It’s World Physiotherapy Day, and this year, we want to remember all of the physios who are working hard to support our community. Physiotherapists work with lots of different communities and groups. At The Healthy Body Company, we mainly help people with injuries and pain. But, we also support people who are undergoing treatment for…

Jumpers Knee

Jumpers knee – A ballers pain on and off the court

Have you noticed pain at the front of your knee that’s gradually getting worse while playing ball? Maybe you have even started to notice this pain off the court as well. You might be suffering from a common basketball injury known as ‘Jumpers knee’ (or, patella tendinopathy for the science folk). Just as the name…

Core Exercise Jordan Springs

Core Series Part 3 – Core Workout

Welcome to week three. After last week’s program some of you may already be starting to feel stronger and more aware of your “core” in daily tasks and especially during your exercises. This week we are going to amp it up a little. If you are not feeling ready to progress then not a worry.…

physiotherapy and core

Core series – Stretching

“Core” we hear the term quite a bit.  So, what is it all about?   Imagine that your core muscles are the strong middle link connecting your lower and upper body. How the core works Irrespective of where the movement starts or what you are doing e.g. throwing a ball, wiping the bench, the movements either start in the core, or move…