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…

Dizzt vertigo Physiotherapy

Vertigo – what can you do?

Vertigo describes a false sensation of movement or spinning. It is often referred to as ‘dizziness’, which is a less specific term that can refer to anything from feeling light-headed or unsteady to a spinning sensation. Common Symptoms Common symptoms of vertigo include: dizziness a sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving.…

Geordie pars Defect

Pars Defect – Gymnast battles through

Geordie McColl, a talented gymnast from the Penrith region, first come to see us at The Healthy Body Company during his lead up for state trials for the National Men’s Level 7 Gymnastics NSW Squad. Geordie was experiencing ongoing back pain when hyperextending (bending backwards beyond the normal range of motion) during training and competitions. While, our…

HIIT physiotherapy push up

Getting back into exercise

Want to get fit but not quite sure where to start? Research shows that HIIT (or High Intensity Interval Training) is the best way to get fit in the shortest amount of time– no more hours spent on the treadmill or stationary bike (woohoo)! The principle of HIIT involves using a combination of high intensity work intervals…