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Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome  By Imogen Haylock

Joint hypermobility affects at least 10% of the general population to some degree and means that a person’s joints move too far and too easily. People with joint hypermobility can often do tricks like bend their thumbs forwards to touch their forearms or put their palms flat on the floor without bending their knees. These […] Read More

Back Pain Mythbusters By Sam Campagnale

Low back pain is a very common musculoskeletal complaint, however despite how common it is within our society, there are many misconceptions regarding its assessment and management. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, a union group in the United Kingdom for Physiotherapists, have developed four common myth busters about lower back pain. They are based on […] Read More

Shoulder Impingement – A Painful Topic By Greg Matters

‘Shoulder impingement’ is a common term used to diagnose pain in the shoulder typically made worse by lifting the arm. Despite its often-misinterpreted label, shoulder impingement describes a normal phenomenon that occurs each time the arm is lifted and the natural movement of bones in your shoulder leads to compression of soft tissues. For example, […] Read More

A Multi-Disciplinary Insight into Running By Move for Better Health

Running is the most participated form of physical activity worldwide, with almost 70% of runners experiencing a running-related injury during any given year. We’ve combined the knowledge of our Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists & Podiatrists to give you a comprehensive overview of: The most common running injuries & what causes them – Sam Campagnale, Physio Gym […] Read More

How Well Did You Sleep Last Night? By Move for Better Health

By Neralie Cain, Clinical Psychologist Sleep is such a funny thing. As young children, many of us resist it. As we grow up, we learn its’ value and sometimes even crave it; yet, we often do not prioritise it. But how do we know whether the insufficient sleep that we complain about is more than […] Read More

Changes to Pilates Claiming with Private Health Insurance By Move for Better Health

What’s changing to Pilates claiming? The Department of Health has made changes to legislation which applies to private health insurance. The purpose of these changes is to remove private health insurance funding for therapies which are not medically based. There are certain types of natural therapies, including “Pilates”, which will no longer be eligible for […] Read More

‘Clock Yourself’ One Step at a Time By Sam Campagnale

Improving your movement reaction time may not be something you think to work on when you’re exercising. Few people realise how important it is to incorporate this type of training into their exercise routine, especially when it comes to: Reducing your risk of falls (reactive step training has been shown to reduce an older adults’ […] Read More

Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? By Peter Tziavrangos

Re: Low back pain: Can we mitigate the inadvertent psycho-behavioural harms of spinal imaging? Australian Journal of General Practice. Volume 47, No. 9, September 2018 In light of this recent article in the Australian Journal of General Practice regarding the use of imaging in the management of low back pain I was pleased to see […] Read More

A Dietitian’s Guide to Indulgence By Move for Better Health

If you spent the long weekend with a belly full of food and regret, you are not alone. Weekend indulgences are often integral components long weekends, special occasion and celebrations, like the footy finals! But why do we always overdo it? Holiday celebrations are often seen as a ‘write off’ day, where we can eat […] Read More

Super Foods or just Super Healthy Foods? By Move for Better Health

With the nature of our quick response media we are often exposed to a plethora of nutrition information, some accurate and some not so. The topic of superfoods often raises the eyebrows of those who are nutrition aware, however there is no magic ingredient – superfoods are foods with a unique nutritional composition that have […] Read More

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From The Blog.
Joint Hypermobility and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome  By Imogen Haylock

Joint hypermobility affects at least 10% of the general population to some degree and means that a...Read More

Back Pain Mythbusters By Sam Campagnale

Low back pain is a very common musculoskeletal complaint, however despite how common it is within our...Read More

Shoulder Impingement – A Painful Topic By Greg Matters

‘Shoulder impingement’ is a common term used to diagnose pain in the shoulder typically made worse by...Read More