The Little Known Benefits Of Incidental Exercise

    How much physical activity are you doing each week?   As a nation we are not doing so well… In fact, most of us do not come anywhere near the expected activity levels for health… highlighted in this 2016 epidemiological study of the total physical activity and strength exercise behaviour of 9345 Australians. The study concluded that… “The large majority of Australian adults do not meet the full physical activity guidelines and/or reported excessive sedentary behaviours.” Only 18.6% met the strength training guidelines… This begs the question…“are we becoming less active and chronically underloaded as a nation?” What … Continue reading

Do You Make These Mistakes In The Gym?

I have a saying…”Movement IS Medicine!” But movement is not always intuitive. Yes, we are built to move but “Moving Well” is not always the outcome of more movement. Every year, Exercise & Sports Science Australia promote an “Exercise Right” public awareness campaign to promote both “The Benefits of Exercise” and Accredited Exercise Physiologists as the go to professionals for exercise prescription and delivery. Research suggests that exercise should be the cornerstone of both preventative and therapeutic health interventions. What If Everything You’d Been Told About Exercise Was Wrong? The only problem I have with the promotion of where exercise … Continue reading

Is Your Physio Unwittingly Making Your Shoulder Pain Worse?

If I was you I’d forget about watching this video because the statistics aren’t in your favour. Just pick up the phone or book online now to get started on solving your shoulder pain problem. Because as you’ll see, if you decide to watch the video, getting a clear diagnosis and an effective treatment plan is essential to your success. In this video you’ll find: 00:15 — Population data on shoulder pain 00:35 — Shoulder pain gets the bronze medal 01:00 — The most common shoulder diagnoses in general practice 01:35 — The stats aren’t good…you’re in for the long … Continue reading