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Introducing Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab

We have some exciting news to share –  Clifton Hill Physiotherapy is proud to announce we have a new Clinical Pilates and Rehabilitation gym, conveniently located just 3 doors down next to Bendigo Bank.   We have joined forces with Bodylogic Pilates (a longstanding leader and provider of excellence in pilates in the Clifton Hill […]

Help for sufferers of mastitis

Clifton Hill Physiotherapy offers help for mastitis sufferers Earlier in the year Cathy Derham and Alison Harding attended professional development on “The lactating breast for physiotherapists” run by The Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapy Australia Group. Cathy and Ali reviewed the most recent research and current best practice in the management of conditions of the […]

Low Back Pain Research using Vimove Technology

Low Back Pain Research at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy using Vimove Technology Acute low back pain (LBP) is a very common musculoskeletal complaint seen in primary care.  It is commonplace for people to seek care from their physiotherapist for episodes of low back pain.  If you have been in this situation yourself, you may have experienced […]

Pelvic Floor First Exercise App

The Continence Foundation of Australia  has developed an incredibly useful free app for women. The app provides examples of exercises that are pelvic floor safe and exercises to avoid if you have a weak or dysfunctional pelvic floor muscles. This is not only useful for people that are having symptoms of pelvic floor weakness, it […]

The ‘What Were We Thinking’ App

WHAT WERE WE THINKING? –Clifton Hill Physiotherapy likes this evidence based App for new parents. The Jean Hailes Foundation www.jeanhailes.org.au has developed an App for smartphones and mobile devices that offers practical guidance to support parents in the important first 100 days of their baby’s life. Expert advice is available form Maternal & Child Health […]

An Important Report on Pelvic Pain

PELVIC PAIN REPORT From Clifton Hill Physiotherapy The $6 Billion Woman and the $600 Million Girl’ – Pelvic Pain Report “Pelvic pain, while common, is often a hidden burden to the lives of many women. With emerging national and international knowledge about pain and the heavy toll it poses on individuals and society, it is […]

INJECTION THERAPIES: WHAT ARE THEY AND DO THEY WORK?

INJECTION THERAPIES: DO THEY WORK? Recently we have noticed an increase in the number of people being offered injection therapies for management of their musculoskeletal conditions. The rise in popularity for such therapies has many patients asking – is there actually any scientific evidence to support this treatment approach? What do we mean by injections […]

Children with a disability

A Better Start for Children with a disability – Clifton Hill Physiotherapy The Better Start for Children with Disability initiative provides funding for early intervention services. Children are eligible for the Better Start program if diagnosed with one of the following disabilities: Cerebral palsy Deafblindness Down syndrome, including mosaic Down syndrome Fragile X syndrome with […]

Are you over 50 years old and suffering with chronic knee pain?

Are you over 50 years old and suffering with chronic knee pain? Sign up to participate in the IMPACT (Internet Mediated Physiotherapy And pain Coping skills Training) Study. The IMPACT trial is evaluating different treatments, delivered over the internet, that aim to reduce pain and improve function. This includes online educational handouts, an exercise program […]

What’s the Thorax? And why is it more important than you think?

Your thorax consists of the vertebrae in the middle of your back and the ribs attached to them, along with all the accompanying ligaments, muscles, joints, and internal organs. It is traditionally considered a ‘stable’ structure with little room for movement, and rarely considered as a source of pain. Recent studies have shown however, that […]