By Bronte Ellis Disclaimer- please note I am not lactation consultant, all of this information is from the Australia Breastfeeding Association, latest published evidence based practice and clinical practice. Photo Credit- Jamie Kokles-Ridgway JKRImages So, you’re a breast feeding Mum, maybe it’s your first time, maybe it’s not. You seem to have the latch […]
Exercise during Pregnancy
By Leanne Wright Did you know it is recommended for women to do at least 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity exercise during their pregnancy? That’s around 30 minutes most days. Some of the benefits of exercise during pregnancy include; Decreased risk of pelvic girdle pain and low back pain May reduce the risk […]
RICE RICE BABY… or is it?
By Stephanie Lock We’ve all heard it before, to Rest, Ice, Compress and Elevate after a fresh injury. But is this still the best way to help ourselves recover quickly? Surprisingly, in the 50 years since the rehab and sports world have been recommending ice as a first line of treatment for acute injuries […]
New year, New Pilates Structure!
By Bronte Ellis, Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor Welcome to 2021! It’s hard to believe we’re in a New Year after all that went on in 2020, but we are, so let’s make the most of it. Some of you may have realised we have a new Pilates structure/ way of navigating and booking through the […]
The 3 Keys To Easing Your Knee Pain and Moving Pain Free!
One of the most common complaints we see is knee pain. Often people come in with no injury; their pain has just come on gradually for no obvious reason. A lot of different issues can cause knee pain, but one of the most common is patella-femoral pain syndrome. Patello-femoral pain is a result of the […]
The Five Keys To Radically Improving Your Low Back Pain
Walk 20-40 minutes per day most days of the week (McGill) In a clinical study, individuals with back pain walked 20 – 40 minutes, 2-3 times a week for 6 weeks. They were assessed in a number of ways before and after, including a back and abdominal muscle endurance test, 6-minute walking test (distance covered in 6 minutes), measures of […]