Category Archives for Health and Recovery

Whiplash, What A Pain In The Neck!

Whiplash is a complex injury that is often seen in clinics. But why is so complex? What exactly is it, and what happens during the injury? Why is it so hard to recover from?  Jordan Loughlin of Inbalance Physio and Wellness has taken the time answer your questions about whiplash. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WHAT IS […]

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How to eat your way to recovery – Part 2: Migration Stage

When you suffer an injury, your first thought might be to seek treatment from a doctor or physiotherapist. And while that’s the correct action to take, people often forget to think about how their diet can impact their recovery process. We sat down with nutritionist, Kate Jeffries from Katalyst Nutrition to talk through how you can […]

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How To Foam Roll Your Neck

Watch this video to get a simple foam roller technique to trigger point your neck, to relieve neck  pain, fast! BOOK AN APPOINTMENT You will also learn how to loosen your midback which is another key element to relieving pain in your neck and upper back. Stay tuned to the end where you will be shown […]

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From Tech Wreck to Strong Healthy Active in 6 Steps!

If you have a mobile phone, laptop or tablet and you get neck, upper back or lower back pain chances are you may be a Tech Wreck. I call a Tech Wreck any neck pain that is caused by using these pieces of technology. In my practice we see many clients showing signs of Tech Wreck!   […]

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Is Chronic Pain Causing Obesity?

31 years of practicing physiotherapy.  31 years to observe the characteristics and implications of various issues.  31 years practicing for the link between chronic pain, particularly spinal or lower limb pain, and obesity to become apparent. BOOK AN APPOINTMENT So, you’ve injured your lower back…… and your GP says to go home and rest, lie down […]

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3 Steps: How to get back to running after a baby!

I am sure that if you are a runner, or were a runner, and have recently had a baby you would be aware that a high profile trainer (Michelle Bridges) was back running just 3 weeks after having her first baby. Michelle seems like Super Woman and all of us would like to be like […]

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5 Office Exercises for Relieving Neck Pain

You wouldn’t go running, bench press or sit in a car for 8 hours continuously without a break or two to move around, would you? So why do we find it perfectly normal to sit, hunched over, with muscles in constant contraction, straining our eyes as we stare into a fluorescent screen all day? It’s […]

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Tips For Rehab After Knee Surgery From A Physio

Knee surgery. The concept can make even the strongest person cringe in sympathetic pain.  We contacted Physiotherapist Martin Coote from Brisbane City Physiotherapy to discuss post operative management and tips for rehab after knee surgery improve the chance of a successful recovery.  Read on to see his insights.  BOOK A CONSULT WITH MARTIN How should someone prepare […]

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1 Simple Exercise to relieve Neck Pain Now

If you have a neck injury which may have resulted from a motor vehicle accident, a fall or an injury at work you will know how persistent the pain and symptoms are and how encroaching they are on your daily life. The pain and other symptoms, including headaches, can feel like it’s ruining your life.   If you […]

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Part 3: What to do at each stage of your recovery: The final phase

Whether you have rolled your ankle, broken a rib or torn a ligament, your body goes through the same painful and uncomfortable process to repair itself.  We sat down with Nick Marshall from Surf Life Physio in Miami, QLD earlier this month to get a better understanding of the recovery journey. Nick has over 17 years’ experience […]

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