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…

Standing up to work-place aches and pains

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Do you come away from work complaining of a sore neck or back?   Have you noticed that your posture deteriorates when you’ve been sitting for a long time?   The majority of people with a desk-based job spend way too long sitting,…

Look over there! Distracting the Brain from Pain...

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A short, sharp, cold water swim may offer an alternative to strong painkillers and physiotherapy to relieve severe, persistent pain after surgery, suggest doctors in the journal BMJ Case Reports.   The doctors responsible for this…

Frequently Asked Questions about Hydrotherapy

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What is hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is a form of rehabilitation which is done in the water. It involves gentle exercises performed in a warm pool, as instructed by a physiotherapist.   What conditions can benefit from hydrotherapy? Most…

Tendon Pain...

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Had a niggling pain around the knee or Achilles during the season? Been trying to increase your running distance but pulling up too sore? Now is the best time to get your injuries rehabilitated!   Wherever you find a muscle attaching…