Embarking on the journey of pointe work is an exciting milestone for young dancers. However, it is essential to approach this transition with careful preparation and consideration.
Since life began, organisms needed some way of seeking out things that are good (food, light, warmth, a mate) and we’ve developed senses and systems to give us pleasure when we find these things. Think of the way you feel when you get in the… Read more »
And so another “International xxxx week” rolls around, you might wonder why we need to pay attention to this one. Surely Men are doing fine? Surely we don’t need to focus on them and their health? Wrong. Men are not doing fine, and the statistics… 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 »
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 »
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 »
Stop. Before you click on the “close” button because you think this is just one more well meaning health professional who has never had to endure anything like the pain you go through every day, telling you that you can think your way out of… Read more »
Most people have heard of Clinical Pilates, but what makes it Clinical? And why is it so popular?
A question often asked in the clinic is “what is the most painful injury you treat?”, or “they say this is worse than child-birth, is that true?”
Headaches are a crippling problem for those who suffer them regularly, causing pain, vomiting, blurred vision, and sensitivity to light and loud noise. They are responsible for over 25 million lost days of work in the UK (few statistics exist for Aus) per year, and… Read more »