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Arthritis & Exercise By Peter Tziavrangos

In yet another example of how exercise can be the most effective way to manage arthritis, researchers completed a systemic review of existing studies, to test the effect of therapeutic exercise on people who suffer from hip osteoarthritis (OA). Just because you have been diagnosed with arthritis, or you have had scans that show degenerative […] Read More

A Pain in the Pelvis: Pelvic Floor Over-activity By Move for Better Health

Often when we think about pelvic floor muscle problems, we think of those people who have pelvic floor muscle weakness. This commonly contributes to urinary or faecal incontinence, or pelvic organ prolapse. These problems certainly get the most attention from the media and other sources, and are the type of issues most people associate with […] Read More

Movement is Medicine – Part 2 of Pete’s 10km Run By Peter Tziavrangos

My exercise journey has continued since the last newsletter, and I was able to keep up with my training programme up until the 10km run (which was held in the McLaren Vale) on October 12th. Leading up to the event, my main goal was actually just to get through 8 weeks of running training. I knew […] Read More

Movement is Medicine – Part 1 of Pete’s 10km Run By Peter Tziavrangos

A recent health scare in the family reminded me that my genetic make-up puts me at risk of diseases like type-2 diabetes, and heart disease.  It reminded me that I was due to catch up with my own GP to discuss these diseases and what I could do proactively to help prevent them. As with […] Read More

Pilates During Pregnancy: Can it Help Back & Pelvic Girdle Pain? By Move for Better Health

Many people have heard of the positive benefits of Pilates exercises during pregnancy. Some of you may have done (or are currently doing)Pilates during your own pregnancies. At Move we are sometimes asked what are the benefits of doing Pilates during pregnancy. Some also question what evidence exists for the benefits of Pilates during the […] Read More

Tell Someone Who Cares: World Continence Week 2015 By Move for Better Health

The theme for World Continence Week (June 22-28) this year is tell someone who cares. Even though education about pelvic floor problems and incontinence has improved massively in the past 20 years, I am still surprised by the number of women and men who don’t tell anyone about their problems unless asked. Many women in […] Read More

Pilates for Neck Pain? It’s About More Than Just The Core! By Peter Tziavrangos

When I ask people what they know about Pilates they will nearly always talk about things like core stability, abdominals and low back pain. So sometimes my patients can be a little surprised when I suggest that Pilates would be helpful for their neck problems or headaches. People with neck pain often present with tightness […] Read More

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