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Private Health Insurance Reforms By Move for Better Health

Private Health Insurance can be an enigma for many Australians. With almost 40 different insurers to choose from, each with their own pros and cons, it’s progressively become more difficult to navigate this ever changing industry. The recent Private Health Insurance Reforms, undertaken by the Australian government, were announced mid-October and will come into effect […] Read More

About Hydrotherapy: Why Exercise In Water? By Move for Better Health

In a previous blog post, we discussed how a conservative approach to osteoarthritic knee pain has been shown to be an effective and preferable alternative to arthroscopy or knee surgery. In recent months, further research in rheumatology has found a crucial link between metabolism and osteoarthritis. While often put down to a natural part of […] Read More

Women’s Health Week 2017 By Move for Better Health

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 Move for Better Health

“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 Move for Better Health

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

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