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.
Take Home Messages: Injuries are complex and the result of interplay between many different factors. Some of these factors are internal (related to the person participating) and some of these are external (occurring outside of the person playing the sport). Further, some factors are considered… Read more »
Disaster struck on Wednesday 9th of June in Emerald and the surrounding Dandenongs, and in fact large parts of Victoria and New South Wales. This has caused significant clean up effort, with hundreds of trees falling across roads, houses, power-lines and fences. Predictably,
National Stroke week is 31st of August to 6th of September in Australia. This week celebrates the efforts of all those living with debilitating effects of stroke, those who’ve made incredible recovery, and those who are family or close friends who have recognised the symptoms,… Read more »
Time for an update on the state of affairs . . . . Well, things have certainly been different over the last few months due to the worldwide pandemic, novel coronavirus 2019. On March 29th we were forced into a position of closing two of… 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 »
**Masks are still required to be worn in the clinic by staff and patients. Exception to this is during strenuous exercise, but you must wear it in** Due to easing restrictions , Hills Physiotherapy is back to full services – Massage, Myotherapy, Naturopathy, Clinical Pilates… Read more »
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?