Entries by Bellbird Sports & Spinal


Dance Physiotherapy

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 sport or activity to fill in the ‘Physical Recreation’ component. That was when […]

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 if you fail an obstacle you have to do 30 burpees. Andrew […]


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

  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 Foundation of Australia that states… “Between 20,000 and 60,000 Australians aged 13 to 18 experience some […]

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Pelvic Girdle Pain

  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 Girdle Pain include:   Your area of pain is predominantly at the front of your pelvis […]


Pilates…Sink your Teeth into it.

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’ in your profile will increase your chance of landing a mate up to 160%! Other sure […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Hydrotherapy

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 muscular and joint-related conditions will benefit from hydrotherapy. In particular, hydrotherapy is a great choice for the following […]


Tendon Pain…

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 to a bone, you nearly always have a tendon at the attachment site. Tendons are […]