Your 2019 self-care bucket list

By Megan Storey | January 4, 2019

woman enjoying cup of tea

“New Year, new you” is often the slogan thrown around at this time of year, but we’re changing that. We think you’re pretty awesome, so it’s not about a new you, it’s about taking the time and becoming a better version of you.

Women, headaches and stress

By Megan Storey | December 6, 2018

woman with headache

With stress often comes headaches, so we’ve listed the most common headaches women experience at this time of the year, and what you can do to help.

5 reasons why your shoulder is hurting

By Megan Storey | November 9, 2018

Woman experiencing shoulder pain

Our shoulders are pretty awesome, but they are indeed a complex little network of muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones. And an injury or imbalance can cause anything from a niggle to excruciating pain. Here’s a list of five common shoulder injuries to help you figure out why your shoulder is hurting. Frozen shoulder Do you Read more

Tennis Elbow

By Adelaide Women's Physio | October 22, 2018

What does Tennis Elbow mean? Tennis elbow is a painful condition affecting the outside part of the elbow. This area is called the lateral epicondyle and so the medical term for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is usually caused by overuse of the forearm. The outer elbow tissues become inflamed. This involves wrist Read more

Physiotherapy and Gardening Advice

By Adelaide Women's Physio | October 4, 2018

Spring is a special season for all gardeners.  Weeds are tugged at and cleared, soil is dug and nurtured, seedlings and seeds are planted.  It is so easy for many gardeners to take on too much, resulting in musculoskeletal strains and sprains. Sustaining an injury whilst gardening occurs easily. Physiotherapy is often needed to ease Read more

Mid-Back Stretch – Cat Stretch

By Healthweb | September 13, 2018

Woman with shoulder pain

Mid -Back – Cat Stretch Lower into a squat with the hands on the thighs, back arched Contract your abdominal muscles. (Try to pull your belly button gently toward your spine.) Slowly round your back, pushing it up toward the ceiling. Allow your head to drop forward and curl your pelvis under. Hold for 10 Read more

Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain and Back Pain

By Adelaide Women's Physio |

What does pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy mean? Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy can arise from the three main joints of the pelvis and the muscles, ligaments and nerves associated with these joints. There are two sacroiliac joints (SIJ) at the back of the pelvis. The SIJ exists between the sacrum and the side Read more

Lower Body Warm Up – Air Squats

By Adelaide Women's Physio | July 13, 2018

Before heading off on a walk, run or other sporting activity, air squats are useful to warm the lower and upper body.  It is also a useful morning stretch exercise that can be done before rushing out the door to work, or even whilst waiting at  the bus stop. 1) Stand comfortably with your arms Read more

Brain Training With Neurobics

By Adelaide Women's Physio | June 15, 2018

What is Neurobics? Neurobics is a new scientific term referring to the selection of tasks that stimulate the brain’s biochemistry. This stimulation has been shown to activate new pathways within and between neural tissue of brain centres. Brain circuits are thereby strengthened or maintained with specific mental exercises that provide mental challenges. Promoting mental agility Read more

Osteoarthritis – the value of self management and therapy

By Adelaide Women's Physio | April 11, 2018

Osteoarthritis or OA is a degenerative condition of the body’s joints. It occurs most commonly as we age, but even young people can develop osteoarthritis. Primarily weight bearing joints like the hip, knee, ankle and lumbar spine are involved. However any joint in the body can be affected. Osteoarthritic changes in joints have been shown Read more

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