March Newsletter – Diabetes & Exercise

Did you know that exercise can not only reduce your risk of diabetes by up to 60% but also plays a vital role in the management of the condition? Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is a permanent health condition that… Continue Reading →

February Newsletter – Private Health Insurance Reforms

Pilates Rebates You may remember the government announcement late last year regarding a reform package for the Private Health Insurance sector. Commencing April 2019, private health insurance will no longer cover natural therapies, including aromatherapy, Bowen therapy, Buteyko, Feldenkrais, herbalism,… Continue Reading →

January Newsletter – Pregnancy & Exercise

Pregnancy is a time of many physical and emotional changes for women. Perhaps you are wondering whether or not you should be exercising during this time. Fortunately, there is a lot of research indicating that physical activity is not only… Continue Reading →

December Newsletter – Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition characterised by episodes of sudden and severe vertigo when one’s head is moved around. Common triggers include rolling over in bed, getting out of bed, and lifting the head to look up…. Continue Reading →

November Newsletter – Exercise for Heart Health

EXERCISE FOR THE HEART It can be daunting trying to understand what you should and shouldn’t do if you have some form of heart disease. Exercise often falls in this category with conflicting advice given on what is safe and… Continue Reading →

October Newsletter – Exercise for Bone Health

Bone forming cells decline after the age of 35 years. Low bone mass is of concern as it can increase the likelihood of bone fractures. Low bone mass is diagnosed with a DEXA scan and is categorised into two categories:… Continue Reading →

September Newsletter – Falls Prevention

Falls and fall related injuries are among the most serious and common medical problems experienced by older adults. The statistics show that nearly one-third of older people fall each year, and half of them fall more than once. These falls… Continue Reading →

August Newsletter – Jaw Pain

Musculoskeletal disorders involving the jaw are commonly known as temporomandibular disorders (TMD). TMD affects 10-15% of adults and is often associated with jaw degenerative changes. People with TMD often report jaw pain, facial pain, clicking, decreased range of mouth opening… Continue Reading →

July Updates – Strength & Balance

Strength and Balance Did you know that over the age of 65, one third of Australians fall each year? This can result in physical injury, loss of independence, and decreased confidence, not to mention a negative impact on overall health… Continue Reading →

June Newsletter – Core Stability

It seems that lately, the term “core” is banded around by everyone in the fitness industry, from Personal trainers, to Pilates instructors, and to Physiotherapists. It has become an umbrella term for anything that works your abdominals. This can be… Continue Reading →

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