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.

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…

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.…

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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…

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is such an amazing time in a women’s life. Her body goes through so many changes in preparation for the delivery of her child.  Now, a woman’s body is physiologically made to make babies however, that doesn’t mean it’s a breeze. Unfortunately it is estimated that 1 in 5 pregnant women will experience pelvic…

What is fibromyalgia?

Fibro-what? Recently our team has noticed an increase in the use of the term fibromyalgia. Seeing as it has become somewhat of a “buzzword”, let’s have a look at what it is! What is it? The term fibromyalgia refers to “muscular pain”. It is not just one condition! Rather, it is an umbrella term and…

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Has your golf injury put you in a bunker?

Although golf is not renowned for being physically demanding, injuries still do occur! Lower back pain, golfer’s elbow, wrist, hand and knee injuries are all prevalent in golfer’s, amateur and professional alike. How can swinging a club and walking around a golf course, cause injury? A golf swing is an explosive movement that involves coordination…

Physio and exercise

Exercise and Cardiac Disease

Cardiac disease, or cardiovascular disease (CVD), is the 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 going…

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Q&A with Kristen Brace, RMT

Kristen Brace, is a Remedial Massage Therapist, working from our Jordan Springs practice.  We asked Kristen a few questions about her work. Why did you become a Remedial Massage Therapist? I was always interested in massage. I was fascinated by how it worked to help the body relax and recover.  So when my daughter was…