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remedial massage

Remedial Massage- give back to your body

Spring is here and the days are getting longer, soon it will be warmer and will become easier to start exercising and moving more. This change in season also brings the Tri season, Melbourne Marathon, fun runs and sporting events which involve training, time, and treatments to keep you injury free and able to compete

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sport physiotherapy

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Recently PMPP’s physio Ali Wilson attended a Paediatric Physiotherapy course at the Royal Children’s Hospital, to extend her knowledge on children’s musculoskeletal conditions. Here is her story:   Over the weekend of 27/28th August, I was fortunate enough to attend the ‘Building blocks for Paediatric Physiotherapy’ course at the Royal Children’s Hospital. Over the two

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postural physiotherapy

Are your feet the missing link in your low back pain?

Lower back pain is a complaint that most people will experience to some degree during their lives. Sitting, standing and running posture in combination with muscular imbalances and weakness in the lumbo-pelvic or “core” region have long been widely accepted factors. The success of mobility, coordination and strength based treatment is evident in the growing

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postural physiotherapy

Prolonged Sitting and why we need Stand-up desks!

Sitting Statistics On average people working in sedentary jobs such as office workers, receptionists and people who drive for a living, spend 6.3 hours or 79% of every workday sitting*. When you add time spent outside of work sitting (driving, eating, watching TV, personal internet use), this is a significant amount of time being sedentary.

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sports physio

Ready to ski? Stay injury free

Winter has well and truly set in and the first of the snow for this season has started to fall. Are you ready to hit the slopes? Skiing and snow boarding are unique forms of exercise that require strength, balance, coordination and control. You may have been keeping fit over summer by swimming or running

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vertigo treatment

Vertigo (BPPV)

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, commonly known as BPPV or vertigo is dizziness that is usually described as ‘room spinning’ as oppose to lightheaded dizziness. What causes BPPV? The inner ear contains 3 canals that sit at different angles, all filled with fluid. When the head moves, movement of the fluid in the canals tells the

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Physiotherapy yoga

Mindful Breathing

In this day and age, we live exceptionally busy lives and often find ourselves racing the clock and ending up completely exhausted, only to do it all again tomorrow! In March 2015, I was diagnosed with Graves’ Disease – a condition in which the thyroid gland works overtime. Due to the nature of the condition

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