Exercise

Knee Replacements for Osteoarthritis: Necessary or Not? By Jessica Woodward

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

My Hormones are Affecting My Weight: Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome By Jessica Woodward

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 Jessica Woodward

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

Get Started in 2017 By Jessica Woodward

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

Discovering the Fundamentals of Pilates: My Time at Move So Far By Jessica Woodward

It’s been a few months since I begun working at Move and boy has it gone quickly! The clinic has been buzzing lately with all the various Pilates classes and 1:1 appointments happening. I’m halfway through with my current Beginners Mat Pilates group as they embark on a journey into discovering or re discovering the […] Read More

How to Get Your Kids Moving By Jessica Woodward

In response to the recent Physical Activity and Sport Participation Campaign Insights Report, a government campaign titled Girls- Make Your Move was rolled out nationwide to challenge girls and young women to take a stand against physical inactivity within their age group and gender. In Australia this research has shown girls and young women are […] Read More

Type 2 Diabetes: How to Move for Better Health By Jessica Woodward

Many Australians find it difficult to make diet and exercise a priority within their daily lives as work, family and social commitments can often get in the way. Unfortunately, this has contributed to a steady rise in lifestyle diseases, specifically Type 2 Diabetes. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in 2011–12, almost 1 million […] Read More

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

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

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Knee Replacements for Osteoarthritis: Necessary or Not? By Jessica Woodward

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

My Hormones are Affecting My Weight: Exercise & Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome By Jessica Woodward

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS affects 8-12% women of reproductive age and is the most common endocrine...Read More