Physiotherapy helping with your mental health

Mental wellness is as important as physical wellness. In the same way that exercise, healthy eating and restful sleep benefits our physical health, there are behaviours, tools and strategies that can increase our sense of wellbeing and help us ‘bounce back’. These capabilities are essential components of psychological resilience and…

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Exercise is crucial for people with Arthritis

Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. It increases strength and flexibility, reduces joint pain, and helps combat fatigue. Of course, when stiff and painful joints are already bogging you down, the thought of walking around the block or swimming a few laps might seem overwhelming. Even moderate exercise can…

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Physiotherapy can assist with Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis and osteopenia (a milder form of osteoporosis) are conditions that affect the strength of your bones, which increases susceptibility to bone fracture. Although the conditions are more common in older people and females, males and younger people may also develop osteoporosis or osteopenia. There is a lot you can…

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Prostate cancer and physiotherapy

Each year, around 16,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer. While we don’t know the causes of prostate cancer, there are two risk factors linked with its development: age and family history. Physio can help. Physios are part of the core multidisciplinary healthcare team to guide and motivate you to…

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New Physiotherapist

The return of Mike Stovell to the Physiotherapy ranks at KPC has been a huge coup for Mark Oberman. Mike adds large amounts of experience to an already experienced team at Kalamunda Physiotherapy Centre. Read on to see what Mike has been up to before his return to the Centre….

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Physiotherapy can help dementia sufferers

This week marks Dementia Australia‘s #DementiaActionWeek. This week, we’ll be sharing a range of resources about dementia and physiotherapy, starting with these 5 facts on dementia and physical activity. We have the best facilities in the Hills, an indoor heated pool and a fully equipped gym.  Call us on 9257…

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Physiotherapy and Asthma

Physio can help. There is growing evidence to suggest that exercise training, such as running, cycling, swimming, walking, gymnastics and weight training, and breathing techniques can improve fitness levels and quality of life. Both exercise training and breathing techniques are well-tolerated and safe for people with asthma when done correctly…

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5 facts about pain prevention

Pain is a normal human experience. Its purpose is one of protection. However, often when pain becomes chronic, it is not a signal of ongoing tissue damage requiring protection. Kalamunda Physiotherapy Centre can help with reducing pain and increasing your function with a wide range of tools and exercise based…

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5 facts about women’s pelvic floor

Lauren Neill, APAM, Georgia Feben, APAM, Tarryn Lawrence, APAM, Alexandra Diggles and Brooke Dobo present five discussion points about the role of physiotherapy in assisting women to address and improve their pelvic health, so that it isn’t a barrier to them moving toward gender parity. For all your women’s Health…

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Ice or NOT?

To Ice Or Not To Ice An Injury?   Have a read at this very interesting article. For all your acute injury physiotherapy requirements call us on 9257 1244 or go to our website www.kalamundaphysio.com.au to book online. We’re here to help.

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