Reducing screen time

Sitting down for long periods has a big impact on our health and is associated with an increased risk of various diseases. It is all about finding practical ways to get moving! Lacking inspiration? Try some fitness videos, dance to music on while you do the housework, try out a new…

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Lung Cancer awareness month

#DidYouKnow in Australia, more than 13,250 people will be diagnosed with lung cancer this year and devastatingly most won’t survive more than 5 years? Research offers hope, whether for a cure or for an improvement in quality of life. Check out Lung Foundation Australia‘s post below and keep an eye…

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Physiotherapy can help with your headaches

You should also consult your GP if the headaches are ongoing or associated with dizziness, disorientation, difficulty speaking, swallowing, falls, nausea, numbness or nystagmus (where the eyes move rapidly and uncontrollably). We can provide you with the programs and inspiration to get you moving.  Call our friendly reception staff on…

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Exercise helps with dementia and cognitive impairment

Professor Mark Elkins, APAM, chats with Professor Marco Pang, from the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, about the value of exercise in improving the lives of people with cognitive impairment and dementia. Marco shares important findings from the systematic review published in Journal of Physiotherapy,…

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Physiotherapy can help with balance and mobility

There is mounting evidence that exercise has a role in falls prevention in people with dementia and Parkinson’s disease. A recent review of randomised controlled trials confirmed that well-designed exercise programs that safely challenge balance and involve three hours of exercise per week, are most effective for older people living…

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Discs don’t slip

Discs don’t slip and they never will! ⠀ ⠀ Want to learn why? We have shared a fantastic blog on this exact topic. Click below to read it  https://www.physio-network.com/blog/discs-dont-slip-dammit/ It will take you 5 minutes max, and you’ll be well versed on this topic. For all you back related physio needs…

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Returning to the green

If you’re looking to ease back into physical activity, your local physio can create a personalised fitness program to prevent injuries and get you back on the green.  Call 9257 1244 or book online at www.kalamundaphysio.com.au We’re here to help. https://choose.physio/physical-activity #choosephysio

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Your body is an important tool

Results from our 2019 survey highlighted that 69% of tradies thought being sore was just normal for they work they do. This doesn’t have to be the case. Physios are experts in treating and preventing soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries. Your body is your most important tool.  Your health is…

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Tradies Month

Spending your working day under engines and inside bonnets takes its toll… it’s not surprising some days you go home feeling like you’ve been hit by a car, rather than worked on one! Get those sore shoulders and aching backs checked out before minor injuries turn into chronic pain and…

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