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By Louise Drysdale, Physiotherapist Fibromyalgia is a condition causing widespread pain and mental fatigue. The cause of fibromyalgia is largely unknown, although from what is understood, those with the condition process pain differently. Typically, the condition affects adult women. There is no medical cure to date. In 2018, a systematic review was published, examining the…

By Louise Drysdale, Physiotherapist It is that time of the year again. That time when “Are you doing Gold Coast?” is frequently heard at Brisbane café tables between 6.30 and 7.30am. As of this week, you have up to 16 weeks to prepare. Race day is July 7. So that means starting training, well, pretty…

Private health insurers have made changes to the eligibility of many healthcare services following a Federal Department of Health decision to exclude ‘natural therapies’ due to a lack of scientific evidence.Go to this link for more information:http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-phicircular2018-69 These changes come into effect from April 1 this year. While the overall savings from these changes will…

By Louise Drysdale, Physiotherapist Dancers of all ages participating in all genres of dance present in clinic with tight hamstrings, sore hamstrings, torn hamstrings and hamstrings that just can’t get into the splits or move like they once used to. Sometimes this is because of a memorable injury experience and sometimes “it’s just always been…

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…


   
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