Soft Tissue Injury Physiotherapy

Acute Swelling

Acute swelling from soft tissue injuries are very common especially in winter sports like soccer, netball and football, or summer sports like walking down the stairs in the dark. A soft tissue injury includes an injury to any of the connecting tissue that surrounds bones (muscles, ligaments or tendons). The most common are ligament sprains, muscle…

tech wearable physio

Wearable Tech

The wearble tech phenomenon took off in 2015, now it’s in full swing with Fitbit, Apple, Garmin and Samsung taking up a majority of the market place.  For thew more fashion forward among you, these devices now come in a diverse range to suit business and sports attire. So what do these watches do? There are two…

Summer physiotherapy

Summertime Quiz

Hopefully you will find yourself lazing by a pool or the ocean at some time over this summer.  Christie Gardner thought that an anatomy quiz might be fun.  How much do you know about how your body works?  A score of less than 3?  You need to read all of our blogs!! Question 1: What connects…

physiotherapy and exercise in jordan springs

Summertime exercise

As we approach the busiest time of year, filled with Christmas parties and lazy summer days, it is hard to find the time to exercise. Often people loathe the thought of having to exercise in the heat and decide to avoid it all together. The recommendation for physical activity in adults is at least 150…

Sleep and physiotherapy

Sleeping position. What is yours?  

Everyone has their preferred sleeping position but if you are carrying an injury, or you suffer from ongoing back or neck pain, some are better than others. There is no one right position for sleeping but generally speaking, when you are sleeping the aim is to keep the body in a neutral position. when you are…

Swimming injuries

Common Swimming Injuries

Back to school and back to swimming lessons.  It reminded us that swimming is a popular and incredibly healthy year-round sport in Australia, with people of all ages participating for both recreation and competition. We recommend it for lots of people all the time.  Swimming provides an all-body workout with lots of repetitive actions with…

Stroke

FREE blood pressure checks at the healthy body company this week for National Stroke Week (Monday 12th September – Friday 16th September) A stroke occurs when there is insufficient blood flow to an area of the brain. The affected brain cells are deprived of oxygen and begin to die.  This can lead to a loss…

Activity - how much is enough?

How much (exercise) is enough?

Did you know that more than half of Australia adults are not active enough? If you don’t know the amount of exercise recommended each week, or if your lifestyle involves very little physical activity, keep reading to discover some benefits of being active and tips to get you moving. Physical activity includes anything that: gets you…