Dance Physiotherapy

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In high school I was quite a clumsy teenager. Although I enthusiastically tried many different sports I was never able to find my fit. It was therefore problematic that whilst completing my Duke of Edinburgh’s Award I needed to find some regular…

Why is it so important to exercise as I get older? Part 2

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As we age our body undergoes many changes, but these changes are not always inevitable and some of them are even reversible! Loss of muscle bulk and strength is part of the ageing process. After the age of 30 you start to lose muscle mass at…

Laura talks Triathlons!

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I have been doing triathlons for the past 5 years. Initially I was just ‘having a go’ with a friend, and then I got hooked! A triathlon is comprised of 3 ‘legs’ – a swim, a ride and a run. It is always done in that order, but there…

James & Andrew to become Spartan Champions!

Andrew Cobb and James McGregor have entered the upcoming Spartan Sprint Race at the MCG on Saturday 8th December 2018. This is the shortest of the Spartan races, being a 5km "fun" run with over 20 obstacles along the course. The catch is…

Attention teenagers of Australia! Talking about the loo shouldn’t be taboo!

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  Despite what many in the public believe, bladder problems and bowel problems – known as incontinence – are not isolated to pregnant women, mothers, or the elderly. In support of this is recent data published by the Continence…

Pelvic Girdle Pain

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  According to the 2018 syllabus for ‘The Pregnant Pelvis’ (presented by the APA) 20-25% of pregnant women and 7% of postpartum women suffer from pelvic girdle pain.   Some signs that may indicate you suffer from Low Back-Pelvic…

Pilates...Sink your Teeth into it.

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When looking for love, what single guy or gal doesn’t do a little window dressing to make themselves more attractive to potential love interests?  A recent study into the workings of online dating confirm that using the word ‘Pilates’…

James' 20th Anniversary at Bellbird Sports & Spinal!

Happy 20 Year Anniversary at Bellbird Sports & Spinal James McGregor!   James started working at the clinic last century when it was called Bellbird Physiotherapy, oh how the times have changed. In 1998 the clinic was considered…