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A physio in Elwood explains the dangers of sitting too much

According to the Heart Foundation, around 65.3% of Aussies over 15 either were sedentary or had low levels of exercise. That’s close to 12 million people - a little under half the entire population. And with less active living comes a whole host of potential health problems. While inactivity isn’t great for the body in general, much of this idle time is spent sitting down. In our experience, this is [...]

By | 2018-11-12T00:47:24+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Back, Physio, Shoulder|0 Comments

Physio AUS is expanding! Introducing our new Elwood physio clinic

Over the years, Physio AUS has worked thousands of different case sessions. We’ve built up a solid reputation, becoming one of the most sought-after physiotherapists in Melbourne. We’re proud of the results we’ve obtained for our clients. But recently, we’ve realised our current clinic doesn’t have the capacity to serve all of our clients - the brand was begging for an expansion! Thanks to our brand new Elwood physio clinic, [...]

By | 2018-10-26T01:37:19+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

Our Elwood physio shares how to choose the right running shoes to protect you from injury

The health benefits of regular jogging and running are well-known: Improved cardiovascular health A slow in cellular aging Reduced risk of cancer Lower chance of future bone or muscle damage Best of all, there’s almost no barrier to entry - no wonder it’s quickly becoming one of Australia’s favourite ways to stay in-shape. Not that we said “almost”. That’s because while anyone can go on a jog or a run, [...]

By | 2018-10-24T05:19:42+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

Learn about back muscle spasms from a Caulfield physiotherapist

Back pain doesn’t just make lifting things or reaching for the top shelf difficult - since your back supports your entire body, any problem with it can make even simple tasks like walking a literal pain. Strains, “slipped discs”, fractures - we’re all familiar with the usual sources of back pain. But these three aren’t the only types of back pain. The spinal column is a complex amalgamation of different [...]

By | 2018-10-24T04:54:56+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Back, Physio|0 Comments

Ice isn’t the answer – a Caulfield physio explains why R-I-C-E doesn’t work

It doesn’t matter whether you’ve had a nasty fall, made a poor landing or twisted a joint. Ask for advice and chances are the first suggestion you’ll receive is: Rest Ice Compress Elevate Parents swear by it. Lots of healthcare blogs recommend it. But is it really all that effective at healing muscle and ligament injuries? Our Caulfield physio explains...   What is R-I-C-E? The theory behind R-I-C-E is that [...]

By | 2018-10-03T23:45:40+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

A Caulfield physio explains physiotherapy after childbirth

New mothers have a lot on their plates: crying, nappies, feeding… the last thing you’ll want to deal with on top of all that is pelvis pain! Childbirth puts a lot of strain on the body - every woman knows that going in. What fewer women know is that in some cases, the pain can persist for weeks and even months afterwards. Luckily, new mothers have a powerful ally on [...]

By | 2018-09-18T01:16:59+00:00 September 18th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

A physio in Caulfield explains the symptoms, causes and treatments for hip bursitis

“Bursitis” - even the word seems to ooze menace. And that’s not too far off to tell the truth! While we’ve written about shoulder bursitis in the past, it’s not just your arms that suffer from it - any joint can fall victim to bursitis. Case in point: hip bursitis. But first, a quick recap: what are bursae, and what do they do? For those of you just tuning in, [...]

By | 2018-10-04T01:05:37+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

A Caulfield physio explains how technology has changed our posture

Technology has changed our lives. For the most part, it’s been for the better - who doesn’t love being able to hitch a ride on-demand, or have any question answered immediately? It’s even helped physiotherapists like us deliver even better results to people suffering pain. New technology takes the guesswork out of diagnosing pain, and we’re closely watching the development of technologies like powered exoskeletons. While technology has been a [...]

By | 2018-10-04T01:07:42+00:00 September 10th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

A Physio for athletes in Caulfield explains how physiotherapy helps athletes

Need to get back into action after an injury? Taking up a new sport? Looking for ways to improve or optimise your performance? Physio for athletes is different from regular physiotherapy. While a large part of it is still overcoming pain, Physio for athletes is proactive. It’s all about preventing injury and improving technique and performance. Moreover, since athletes are considerably more active, Physio for athletes requires a deeper understanding [...]

By | 2018-10-04T01:10:25+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Physio|0 Comments

A Physio for hip in Caulfield explains common causes of hip pain

Hip pains - an almost expected part of aging and a common (if slightly ageist) punchline. But it’s not just seniors who can suffer from hip pains - in fact, hip problems can strike people of any age. It should go without saying that hip overuse injuries and can be especially disruptive. Your hip joint provides strength, stability and support - without it, you wouldn’t be able to walk, lean, [...]

By | 2018-10-04T01:12:45+00:00 August 15th, 2018|Physio|0 Comments