Staying sane during isolation

Staying sane during isolation

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.

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Wrist and thumb pain after pregnancy?

Wrist and thumb pain after pregnancy?

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.

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How important are you to yourself?

How important are you to yourself?

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.

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3 Common Walking Myths Busted!

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,...

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome 

Iliotibial Band Syndrome 

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...

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Chronic pain: What you need to know

Chronic pain: What you need to know

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...

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