Category: Physiotherapy

Return to Sport – Basketball

With Tasmania doing such a wonderful job in reducing the numbers of cases of Coronavirus, this means that to everyone’s delight, that gyms are reopening, the trails are accessible to campers and hikers and… BASKETBALL IS BACK! Obviously, not in its full capacity yet, however, it will be exciting for athletes of all ages to be able to […]

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Return to Sport – Back in the Pool

As restrictions begin ease, we can look forward to getting back in the pool and returning to swim training sometime soon. When swimmers have been out of the water for so long how can we help prevent injuries? There is a little research to guide us; however, as this is such a unique scenario, with the break well over two months, a gradual […]

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Return to Sport – Reducing the Risk of Injuries Post Isolation

Have you started a new exercise routine because of iso? Gyms have been shut, local pools are closed, local sporting clubs are closed and even the national parks have been closed. This is the reality for us here in the North West and has resulted in large changes to exercise routines. If you’ve been for a walk recently you will notice how many people have taken up walking, […]

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Working From Home: Am I Set Up Right?

Working from Home Is My Workstation Appropriate? COVID–19 has forced many people to stay home and not to attend their workplace. But for those who can, work must go on. Luckily with the advances in technology and connectivity we can continue working from the comfort of our own homes. However, it can come with some […]

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What Exercises Are Best For Maintaining Bone Density & Balance?

With gyms and group classes closed due to the current global pandemic, the rise in home workouts has been evident. We know this is important for maintaining fitness and strength, but it is also very important for maintaining the health of our bones along with our balance capabilities. Those who have been performing a bone […]

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Telehealth – What Is It & Is It For Me?

Can Telehealth work for me?  Amidst the pandemic of the Corona virus and ever-changing government restrictions, it is becoming more important that people socially isolate and stay at home. To continue or establish a health plan in this time can seem challenging. However, due to Telehealth you can still have regular appointments and be seen by your […]

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Coronavirus Updates

  Update April 13th, 2020 Physiotas remains open at all locations from tomorrow, 𝗧𝘂𝗲𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟭𝟰𝘁𝗵 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹. In order to keep you safe and our staff safe we ask the following: 🌿 If you have been at the NWRH or NWPH anytime from March 27, that you reschedule your appointment for 14 days from the time you […]

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What You Need to Know About Concussion

Concussion is a topic that is getting a lot of media attention lately for a variety of reasons. The positive side of this is that more people are recognising concussion when it happens, and being managed more appropriately. There is a slight downside though, which is that sometimes people are expecting worse outcomes because they […]

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The Spine, It’s Nerves & How They Communicate

The spine is a marvelously strong structure that houses the pathways for information. That information can include the control of movement or feelings of pain, pressure, and temperature. The pathway for which this information travels is made up of nerves. Nerves are responsible for transferring information from a peripheral structure (eg. calf muscle or the […]

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Hip Conditions that Cause Children to Limp

Is your child complaining of leg pain? Has your child started to limp? Are they unwilling to put weight through their leg? If you answered yes to any of these it can feel daunting knowing what to do next. Depending on the age of the child it can also sometimes be hard to determine where […]

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