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Stay up to date with the latest news and posts with our regular blog from our team at Port Melbourne Physiotherapy & Pilates

Working from home during Covid-19

With the Covid-19 restrictions, many of you may be working from home. During this time you may find you have a less than ideal desk set up. Now is an important time to make sure that your office set up is as ergonomically perfect as it can be and that you are taking regular stretching

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Is your smartphone or tablet a pain in the neck?

The use of  a smartphone or tablet device has increased significantly over the last decade. We use them constantly for texting, applications and for work. Could you even imagine life without them?! This is probably even more prevalent now that we’re isolating at home and working from home. Smartphones are efficient and convenient alternatives compared

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Keep Running: 3 in 30 minutes

Stuck at home during Covid-19 and unsure how to continue with your running? Thanks to Chris from GoRun Australia for the following suggested running sessions. Here’s what Chris has to say: Ok, so run groups and events are cancelled, but that doesn’t mean sitting on our arses and losing all the hard fought for fitness

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Running: Heel or Toe- Yes or no?

Do you suffer from lower limb injuries related to running? Will changing your technique help alleviate your pain? Will it make you run faster or be more efficient? These are all questions debated in the running community, and questions we’re asked by patients who present with impact related injuries. So what is forefoot or rearfoot

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Can you make some eco-friendly changes in 2020?

In the wake of the Australian Bushfire Crisis this summer, there is no denying climate change is very real and it’s impact devastating. So how can we play our part in helping to offset climate change and reduce our production of waste? Read on for some easy eco-friendly changes you can make in 2020. Every

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Clinical Exercise for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a common disease affecting over 1 million Australians. This disease makes bones become brittle leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bone. Osteoporosis occurs when bones lose minerals, such as calcium, more quickly than the body can replace them. This causes a loss of bone thickness (bone density or mass).

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Mental Health and Exercise

Does exercise have an impact on our mental health? We all know exercise has many different benefits for our physical health. However, not much is spoken about the impact it can have on our mental health. Recent studies show that exercise can be just as effective in treating mild- moderate depression as therapy and medication.

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Restorative Yoga – The Remedy to Stress

Stephanie Williams is an experienced yoga teacher specialising in Women’s yoga and pre and post-natal. At PMPP we have teamed up with Stephanie to share a restorative yoga workshop, including yoga nidra. This will be held at PMPP on Sunday 2nd February and 50% of the ticket sales will be donated towards Red Cross Australia

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Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter Bliss Balls

Looking for a quick, healthy snack to eat on the run or impress friends with at your next picnic? These Peanut Butter Bliss Balls are free from refined sugar, will keep you fuller for longer, and are delicious! The best thing is they are super simple and quick to make. What is a Bliss Ball?

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Exercising through the Seasons

As the days warm up, now is a great time to evaluate your exercise regime. When exercising throughout the seasons you may need to change your routine if it no longer suits the time of year. Being a keen runner (pre-pregnancy!) I have trained in both very cold and very hot conditions. I once found

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