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Category: Physiotherapy

Movember – Prostate & Testicular Cancer

At Physiotas this Movember we have been raising awareness for men’s physical and mental health. The aspect of Movember that focuses on physical health this month is dedicated to raising awareness for prostate & testicular cancer and the many struggles men can face after these cancers. One in six Australian men will get will be […]

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Movember 2021

We are now halfway through Movember now at Physiotas and there has been some #mogress. At Physiotas this month we have been raising awareness for the physical and mental health of our brothers, sons, fathers, uncles, nephews and all the men in our life. Help us support this fantastic cause by growing a moustache, pledging […]

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World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign and is this Sunday, November 14th! Diabetes affects just under 5% (1.2 million) Aussies in 2021. This includes 30,000 Tasmanians diagnosed, 12,000 undiagnosed and 45,000 at risk. Diabetes globally affects 537 million people with rates and risks increasing due to a modern westernised lifestyle. Three […]

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Movember 2020 

It’s the time of year when things start to get a little bit hairy with the annual Movember Men’s Health Fundraiser. Movember is on a mission to improve the state of Men’s Health with a particular focus on the areas of suicide prevention, testicular cancer and prostate cancer. The statistics around the current state of Men’s Health are alarming; on average, Men die 6 years earlier than women and in Australia, […]

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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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