Osteopathy is a form of manual healthcare which recognises the important link between the structure of the body and the way it functions. Osteopaths focus on how the skeleton, joints, muscles, nerves, circulation, connective tissue and internal organs function as a holistic unit.
During Pink October, or Breast Cancer Awareness month, we think about Women’s Health and how a specialist Women’s Health and Continence Physiotherapist can help with a wide range of conditions to bring more awareness to this sensitive but highly important field of health. Our health insurance partner, UEX, also shares if those physio sessions can be covered by a health insurance plan and how.
Preparing to take part in an obstacle course or an endurance race? Here are some tips from a Physiotherapist to help you in the build-up, pre-race, and post-race to ensure you stay in top condition and injury-free.
Pre-natal Pilates is a great exercise method that teaches a mother to deal with the physical changes through pregnancy, and get ready for childbirth. Here are the 7 ways of how pre-natal Pilates can benefit a mum-to be.
Rectus abdominis diastasis (or otherwise known as abdominal separation) refers to the separation of the 6-pack muscles from the midline of the abdominal wall. This commonly happens during the later stages of pregnancy, and if left untreated may lead to post childbirth issues such as pelvic girdle instability, lower back and pelvic pain.
How intense should your workouts be when you’re pregnant? As a general rule of thumb, you should feel a little shortness of breath, but not to the extend that you can’t talk at the same time. Read on for more pregnancy exercise tips.
The seemingly simple ankle sprain, if improperly treated, has the potential to cause long-term damage (and possibly recur), leading to a real reduction in our quality of life. This is what you should be doing instead to rehab your sprained ankle effectively.