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Women’s Health Week 2017 By Jenny Phillips

September 4th – 8th 2017 is Women’s Health Week! This Week encourages women to put themselves first, and make positive changes to their health and well-being. There are five different focus topics over the course of the week, one for each day, and they all give us a great opportunity to reflect on some of […] Read More

Back to Basics: What is a Physiotherapist? By Move for Better Health

With World Physiotherapy Day quickly approaching, we went back to basics to explain what a Physiotherapist is, what they treat, and what you should expect when you see a Physiotherapist. What is a Physiotherapist? A Physiotherapist is a university trained health professional whose goal is to help their patients improve their health. We use hands-on […] Read More

Knee Replacements for Osteoarthritis: Necessary or Not? By Peter Tziavrangos

How many of you have had to consider surgical intervention for degenerative knee pain? According to new guidelines outlined by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC), arthroscopies “don’t provide long-term benefits and can cause harm” and any replacement surgery should be looked as a last resort. In light of this, a […] Read More

World Continence Week 2017: No Laughing Matter By Jenny Phillips

“I laughed so hard I wet myself!” We’ve all heard this phrase, but for some this is the reality. And there’s no better way to ruin a good belly laugh than worrying you might leak. Urinary incontinence is surprisingly common, with a third of all women who have ever had a baby suffering this problem. […] Read More

My Hormones are Affecting My Weight: Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome By Peter Tziavrangos

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS affects 8-12% women of reproductive age and is the most common endocrine disorder for this age group. PCOS is characterised by a presence of excess and rogens (eg testosterone) in the body that can lead to symptoms such as acne, irregular menstrual cycles, excessive body hair, scalp hair loss, weight […] Read More

How an Active Lifestyle Can Fend Off the Flu By Peter Tziavrangos

We know that staying active can be good for our overall health and well-being, but can it prevent infectious diseases commonly experienced in winter like the Flu? As we prepare for the onslaught of cooler weather heading into Winter we inevitably prepare for a greater risk of illness. You would’ve probably seen the most recent […] Read More

ACL Injuries: Why They’re Becoming More Common By Felicity Kantzavelos

When you hear “ACL” (or Anterior Cruciate Ligament), what’s the first thing that comes into your mind? For many of us, we immediately think of the number of ruptured or torn ACLs in sports, causing many athletes undergo knee reconstructions. What you may not realise is the incidence of ACL injuries in young children is […] Read More

Endometriosis: How Physios Can Help By Jenny Phillips

You may have seen the recent ABC online news article raising awareness of endometriosis. The article highlights how our health system is doing poorly when it comes to diagnosing and treating endometriosis, with many women waiting years for a correct diagnosis, and being made to feel they are “making it all up”. Reported prevalence rates […] Read More

Get Started in 2017 By Peter Tziavrangos

The phrase “you get out what you put in” implies that success will come with hard work, but does this mantra apply to our health and fitness? I’m expecting to hear a resounding YES, but what if the knowledge you have regarding health and fitness is not applicable to your own needs. How does that […] Read More

Breastfeeding & Mastitis By Jenny Phillips

This week is World Breastfeeding Week, so what better time to think about why breastfeeding is so important? Breastfeeding is such a great way to improve the health outcomes of both the infant and mother – even many years later. Many new mums would be familiar with the phrase “breast is best”. This is because […] Read More

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Women’s Health Week 2017 By Jenny Phillips

September 4th – 8th 2017 is Women’s Health Week! This Week encourages women to put themselves first,...Read More

Back to Basics: What is a Physiotherapist? By Move for Better Health

With World Physiotherapy Day quickly approaching, we went back to basics to explain what a Physiotherapist is,...Read More

Knee Replacements for Osteoarthritis: Necessary or Not? By Peter Tziavrangos

How many of you have had to consider surgical intervention for degenerative knee pain? According to new...Read More