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…

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

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As we age the body sadly deteriorates in many areas: our joints get stiffer, our bones weaken, our muscles lose strength, our posture changes, our exercise tolerance reduces and our balance becomes more precarious. The good news is that…
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Bladder Leakage During Sport & Exercise: a major issue impacting women from adolescence to adulthood

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  Did you know the incidence of bladder leakage AKA urinary incontinence in female athletes can be as high as 80%, particularly in sports that involve jumping, running, and frequent changes in body position such as netball, trampolining,…

The what, the where, and the why of the Pelvic Floor

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Commentary on the importance of a strong pelvic floor is becoming increasingly more common in the Australian media landscape. Pelvic floor physiotherapists are discussing this vital structure of the human body on breakfast television (see video…

Stretch it out!

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When you see your physiotherapist at Bellbird Sports and Spinal, you will often be given homework. This is to aid in your recovery and help manage your presenting condition. Sometimes your body will need strengthening and other times it…

Oh, it’s just an ankle sprain.... or is it?

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Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that people experience in their lives. Many believe that ankle sprains are a simple injury that will recover without treatment... Research tells us that up to 40% of people with ankle sprains…

World Continence Week!

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Monday 18th June – 24th June is World Continence Week! This is a perfect opportunity to raise awareness, and ensure our community understands the prevalence of incontinence in our society and the treatment options available to them. Our…

Introducing... Christopher Snell!

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We are excited to introduce our new physiotherapist... Christopher Snell (B.Physio, M.Physio (Musc), A.P.A.M.) Chris will be consulting on Monday mornings, Wednesday afternoons, Fridays and rotational Saturdays. Chris enjoys seeing…

The Story of the Organs: Part 1

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'The Story of the Organs: part 1' is a cute cartoon and story that explains the impact that chronic constipation and prolapse can have on the bladder, particularly the risk of bladder incontinence. It is published and produced…

Investigate the cause!

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Don’t spend all your money before investigating the cause! You may have noticed heaps of ads on TV selling incontinence pads, and yes – about 1 in 4 Australians suffer from incontinence issues... but pads merely treat the symptom... Unless…