Staying sane during isolation

By Megan Storey | April 30, 2020

isolation work with mother and child

This month we thought a focus on self-help advice during isolation was warranted. Trying to juggle working from home whilst looking after children and adjusting to being around partners and other family members 24/7 is a big task for anyone. We’ve highlighted a few key areas that are worth considering to keep on top of your health (and sanity) during isolation.

Lower back pain and lumbar disc bulge

By Megan Storey | March 6, 2020

woman with lumbar disc buldge

This month we are going to talk to you about a common low back complaint – the lumbar disc bulge.

Wrist and thumb pain after pregnancy?

By Megan Storey | January 31, 2020

young mother holding newborn baby

Have you recently had a baby? Are you suffering from a sore wrist and thumb? If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone. One study from 2017 reported over 50% of women experienced wrist pain following delivery of their baby, and over 80% of those still had pain two months on. Read on to find out why.

How important are you to yourself?

By Megan Storey | January 6, 2020

note with positive care message

Now that the fun and frolics are over for another year, it’s back to the routine of everyday life and everyday stress… But where do YOU fit in to all of this? We always ask the question ‘How important are you to yourself?’. Let’s discuss why this is important and what you can do to ensure you make 2020 more about you.

Think Santa this Christmas!

By Health Web |

Do you get knee pain? Well this month we are looking at the knee joint and specifically talking about patellofemoral pain.

Knee pain: The ins and outs of patellofemoral pain

By Megan Storey | November 12, 2019

women holding sore knee

Do you get knee pain? Well this month we are looking at the knee joint and specifically talking about patellofemoral pain.

3 Common Walking Myths Busted!

By Health Web | October 23, 2019

Walking as an exercise needs to be understood and respected. It is time to dismiss the commonly held idea around walking not being a worthwhile workout. Here we present the truth about three walking for exercise myths. Myth #1: 10,000 Steps is the Holy Grail “Wow, I’ve done it” is a common thought and produces Read more

Ab separation in pregnancy: Diastasis what now?

By Megan Storey | October 8, 2019

diastasis recti image

Are you pregnant, or have recently been pregnant? Are you now internet trawling trying to find out what this abdominal separation thing is everyone keeps telling you about? You’re overwhelmed and busy enough either preparing for, or experiencing, newborn life to worry about ‘how many centimetres is yours?’ And rightly so. But it is important Read more

Iliotibial Band Syndrome 

By Adelaide Women's Physio | August 15, 2019

Runner’s outer knee pain is a common injury. The term used to describe the lateral knee pain is often iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). Some twelve percent of the running community will experience knee pain felt above the outside of the knee joint.  A physiotherapist will need to do an examination of muscles, ligaments and the Read more

Chronic pain: What you need to know

By Megan Storey | July 2, 2019

Back with barbed wire

At the end of this month, we celebrate National Pain Week. So, this month we’re going to look at chronic pain – something that 3.24 million Australians live with day in, day out. When you are living with chronic pain, life can be difficult. Getting out of bed in the morning, going to work, parenting… Read more

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