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Pilates Series: Alphabet Balance my Physio SA Adelaide

Alphabet Balance Starting Position: Standing with feel hip width apart. Hands resting on your hips. Execution: Inhale             To prepare – activating your core muscles. Exhale             Gently lift one leg, maintaining your balance. Breathe as comfortable Slowly begin to write the alphabet with the risen foot, while maintaining your balance. Try to avoid hitching the hips…

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Bladder Leaking in Sport: A Womens Physio Perspective by Adelaide Physiotherapist Jane

Bladder leaking during physical activity and exercise is very common, with 30% of exercising women report leaking (some sports it is even higher!). However bladder leaking is never normal. The bladder is designed to store and hold onto urine and then contract to empty the urine out. High impact activity (exercise or sports involving running,…

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How a Physio can help with Sporting Injuries in Adolescence by Adelaide Physiotherapist Jacki

Acute sporting injuries usually occur during a training session or game due to falling, jumping, landing or catching incorrectly or contact with other players. Other pains may come on slowly over time with no obvious incident or sporting injuries , feel worse after games or training sessions and continue to cause problems for a longer…

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Think that you can push through that pain, sore spot or niggly injury? Our my Physio SA Adelaide Physios say think again

Playing with an injury or an little niggle can be risky business, as it can lead to further issues. “You’ll Be Right”, “Stop Your Whinging” and “Just Push Through It” are classic examples of pressures put on players to continue to train or play with sore areas, tight spots or niggling issues. From personal experiences,…

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How to Manage a Fracture by my Physio SA Adelaide Physiotherapist Anthony

Broken bones can heal by themselves, over time and given the correct circumstances. Unfortunately, a fracture healing correctly is only a small percentage of the problem when managing a fracture. More on this later though. The importance initial medical treatment, when the fracture occurs or is diagnosed – is to make sure the pieces line up…

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Spinal Fractures – Tips and Advice by Adelaide my Physio SA Physiotherapist Cameron

It’s fair to say that when we think about ‘spinal fractures’ the worst springs to mind in every sense. There are different types of spinal fractures that can occur as a result from different events. The most common types that physiotherapists tend to see are: 1)Trauma 2) Stress  3) Crush 1)Trauma Yes, spinal fractures can…

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Does Osteoarthritis run in your family? Here’s some lifestyle changes you can make by my Physio SA Mount Barker Physiotherapist Anthony

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects your joints, it can effect a lot of people as they get older. Below is an excerpt from Arthritis Australia – to read the full information sheet about Osteoarthritis, click here. What is osteoarthritis (OA)? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments…

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Chronic Pain, Mindfulness and Physiotherapy by my Physio SA Mount Barker Physiotherapist Rebecca

Becky talks about her discovery to understand the concept of mindfulness. Here are her findings. In the last few years, I have endeavored to deepen my understanding around how we as physiotherapists are best equipped to assist people. This assistance comes in form of patients recovering from and potentially thrive, following episodes of debilitating chronic pain. Chronic Pain is the…

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Strength Training for Young Athletes: Advice from a my Physio SA Adelaide Sports Physiotherapist

We are all familiar with the many benefits of strength training in an adult population, but when it comes to the health of our young athletes there are some commonly held, though misguided beliefs about the effectiveness and safety of strength training. Concerned parents commonly ask if strength training is appropriate for their child and…

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Best Physio exercises for improving agility, leg strength and body control by my Physio SA Adelaide Physiotherapist David

Want to improve your agility and body control? These exercises have been designed to improve your trunk/core, hip and knee control for improving your sports performance.  If your sport involves any amount of: speed, agility, cutting and weaving, jumping and landing and power, then these exercises are a great way to start improving your agility…

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