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Women’s Health Physiotherapy Adelaide: How Should You Sit on the Toilet? Is there a Right or Wrong way to go #2?

Sitting on a toilet is the way most people empty their bladder or bowels. But, if you are not sitting in a good position on the toilet this can prevent you from fully emptying your bowels or lead to straining and related problems. Straining or difficulty emptying your bowels is very common, with 1 in…


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Top 5 Tips for Preventing Pain, Injury or Strains from Gardening This Spring my Physio SA Adelaide

You may not think that gardening injuries are terribly common, but this therapeutic past-time can be responsible for pain and stiffness.  Thankfully, there are several strategies to minimize the chances of injuries occurring and keep those thumbs greener for longer!     Here are the Top 5 Tips for preventing gardening injuries this spring: 1) Warm up: Given…


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Best Foam Roller Exercises to Release Muscles my Physio SA Adelaide

Myofascial release using a foam roller can be helpful pre and post sports to help athletes prepare their muscles for the game and aid recovery after the game. Below we have a selection of the best foam roller exercises for you to get started on.  Roll for 60-90 seconds per muscle daily or after exercise.…


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Ignoring that niggling pain? Physiotherapist David Wilson says your body is telling you something is wrong

But what actually is niggling pain? “All pain is an individual human experience that is entirely subjective and can only be truly appreciated by the person experiencing the pain. Acute pain is pain that lasts for a short time and occurs following surgery or trauma or other condition. It acts as a warning to the body to seek help. A large body…