Physiotherapists have been telling people for years to sit up straight, don’t slouch or you’ll end up damaging your neck, or back or having headaches or something. This all seemed to make logical sense, because (anyone who has spend too long scrolling Facebook or reading… Read more »
One of the most common queries we get when people ring up our clinics is “I’m not really sure if this is a physio thing, or a doctor thing, or maybe I just need a massage, but . . . ?” so I thought it… Read more »
One of the golden rules of first aid is that when you injure yourself, you must use ice to reduce the swelling. But is this really the case?
What Is The Lymphatic System? In the human body we have 600-700 lymph nodes. The tonsils, adenoids, spleen and thymus are all part of the lymphatic system. It is the front-line in our body’s ability to fight disease and infection by filtering and localizing foreign… Read more »
Did you know that Hills Physiotherapy recycles almost every sheet of paper produced at our clinics? Given that our council is not longer able to recycle from our curbside pickup bins it’s vital to find innovative ways to get rid of this waste. Read on…… Read more »
Massage and therapeutic touch have been used for thousands of years, and until recently we thought we pretty much knew what was going on! Therapists have been describing to patients that their skillful manipulation of the tissues of the body would cause any and all… Read more »
Pilates is no longer covered by Private Health insurance You may have heard via social media, news or on the grapevine that there are about to be some changes to the way that Private Health Insurance companies fund natural therapies, including Pilates. The review was… Read more »
If you’ve ever been to see a Physiotherapist, Remedial Massage Therapist, Myotherapist, Osteopath, Rolfer, Kinesiologist or any other kind of manual therapist any time since about 1950s, chances are that they have at some point in the treatment poked a sore spot on your body,… Read more »
Hills Physiotherapy offers a multitude of solutions for women during or after pregnancy, including for pre and post natal pelvic issues, and prophylactic care.
The human brain has a pattern of connectivity as unique as your fingerprints. It has the incredible capacity to perform 1,016 processes per second and consists of roughly 86 billion brain cells.