Exercise

Forget RICE, Remember POLICE! By Tom Setchell

We have all been told to R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compress and elevate) a muscle injury but what if R.I.C.E. shouldn’t be on the menu? First, lets get back to basics. What are muscle injuries? How do you know if you have one? Why remember P.O.L.I.C.E. instead of R.I.C.E when it comes to managing them? How […] Read More

Pilates: For the Everyday Person to Elite Athletes By Jacqui Haskett

Many people think Pilates is targeted only towards non-athletes, however we know that many adults may benefit no matter their physical strength or capabilities. Even elite athletes find it difficult to correctly activate and strengthen their main core muscle, the transversus abdominus (TA). As a result, low back pain or other injuries may occur. As […] Read More

How Hydrotherapy can help your health during Winter By Jacqui Haskett

With the cooler weather now upon us and the chill of winter in the air, exercising during the winter months can be challenging. This can be due to a number of reasons, ranging from not wanting to exercise out in the cold weather, an increase in joint or muscular pain during the colder months, or […] Read More

Recommended Treatment for Lower Back Pain By Tom Setchell

Lower back pain is the leading cause of physical disability worldwide. In 2018, a leading medical journal The Lancet published a series of papers on the cause and treatment of lower back pain. These articles recommend nonpharmacological types of treatment such as exercise and Physiotherapy. We discuss these articles, their recommendations, and the best types […] 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

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

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

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

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Forget RICE, Remember POLICE! By Tom Setchell

We have all been told to R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compress and elevate) a muscle injury but what...Read More

Pilates: For the Everyday Person to Elite Athletes By Jacqui Haskett

Many people think Pilates is targeted only towards non-athletes, however we know that many adults may benefit...Read More

How Hydrotherapy can help your health during Winter By Jacqui Haskett

With the cooler weather now upon us and the chill of winter in the air, exercising during...Read More