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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 occurs as a result of sustained elevated blood glucose (sugar)

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private health insurance reforms

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, homeopathy, iridology, kinesiology, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, Rolfing, shiatsu, tai chi

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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 safe but beneficial for expectant mothers. Exercise can help keep

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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. BPPV is caused by particles within the vestibular system of

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heart health

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 appropriate. Correctly prescribed exercise can be used in two ways:

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exercise for bone health

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: – Osteopenia: a bone density score between -1.0 and -2.5

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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 can result in hip and other fractures, head injuries, and

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strength and balance

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 and well being. At Motion Health, we offer a Strength

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jaw pain physiotherapy

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 and joint locking during activities such as yawning and chewing.

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core stability

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 extremely confusing and its’ use is not accurately applied. When

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golf and physiotherapy

May Newsletter – Golf and Physiotherapy

If you are looking for a Physiotherapist in Toorak, South Yarra, Hawthorn, Prahran, Richmond, Malvern or surrounding suburbs to find a Physiotherapy solution for Golf-related injuries or prevention then please call Motion Health on 03 9825 2697 or book online    

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February Newsletter – Headaches

If you are looking for a Physiotherapist in Toorak, South Yarra, Hawthorn, Prahran, Richmond, Malvern or surrounding suburbs to find a Physiotherapy solution for headaches then please call Motion Health on 03 9825 2697 or book online.  

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