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By Pam O’Connor Pondera North Lakes remedial & lymphatic massage therapist With Spring officially over and the weather in full summer swing, it’s time to ensure your skin will go the distance over summer, especially if you have lymphoedema. One of my previous blogs focused on caring for dry skin in the winter, but it’s…

Adapted from an article by Kate Caetano, Podiatrist. If you’re ever experienced pain in your knee that just won’t go away, you’ll know how frustrating it is!  You can search online, compare your symptoms with other sufferers that you know, and you still don’t have an answer.  You might even have tried various things like…

If you aren’t a big gym fan, or are not particularly keen on exercise classes with 30 other people, or just don’t think you get the attention or the results you need, we get it.  We want to help you get fitter, stronger and recover from injuries with our more focussed, one-on-one or small group…

By David Peirce and Carey Giddens Not a gym person? Don’t want to exercise in a giant room with a group of people you don’t know and one instructor on the stage you can’t follow fast enough?  We get it.  We aren’t gym people either, but we can still help you get fit, strong and…

By Marianna Bernal, Physiotherapist WHAT IS CHRONIC PAIN? Pain is said to be chronic if it persists for more than three months. Many people are new to the notion of chronic pain because they are taught that pain goes away when tissues heal after an injury or illness. However, this is not the case for…

By Pam O’Connor Have you noticed your skin has been feeling dry or flaky? If so, that’s because our skin is usually drier at this time of year. I’ve certainly been using a lot more massage oil or lotion lately on my clients! It’s important to take extra care of our skin in winter, especially…

We often hear the phrase “functional fitness” being thrown around. But what is it exactly? For many people, exercise is a way to maintain or improve their quality of life. And, that’s the exact focus of functional fitness as well. Functional fitness however is designed to train and develop your muscles to make it easier…

By David Peirce – Practice Director Chronic or recurrent neck pain affects thousands of people every day and many people spend much time and money on treatments directed at the neck alone. X-rays or scans may show you have disc bulges, degeneration in the joints or other scary things written on the report. Significant research…

If you are heading to the gym, going for a run or getting ready to play a sport, your warm-up should be top of mind and the first thing you do before starting more strenuous activity. By taking that quick 5 minutes to warm-up before you start any exercise, you’ll be able to perform more…

By Pam O’Connor, Remedial Massage Therapist What is Remedial Massage? A Remedial Massage involves a comprehensive assessment and treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissues to help the body with rehabilitation and management of pain and injuries. It can focus on a specific area or problem such as headaches or back pain, or can…


   
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