Entries by sallie

Deep Vain Thrombosis or DVT-an update from Jodi Dribbin

Due to COVID-19, we are all sitting more and moving less, with decreased incidental exercise. This may increase your risk of developing a Deep Vein Thrombosis. Do you know what a Deep Vein Thrombosis is? Also known as a DVT, it is a blood clot that has developed in the deep veins. Most commonly found […]

Another original publication by one of our clever Physios

Brendon Haslam is at the 11th hour of a PhD…. no mean feat! He is contributing original and valuable research that will help Stroke survivors with Chronic Pain. He has another publication out this week. Great work Bren! https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1936657420301023

Teaching on Zoom: A Glance Behind the Scenes

(This account by Andrew is a snapshot of how dedicated and hard working our team is. They have all gone to great lengths to continue to provide outstanding and safe healthcare. We thank them all and feel lucky to work with such a wonderful group of people) Andrew Firth is Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab’s […]

Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Let’s Get Proactive!

This might surprise you, but 1 in 10 adolescents experience knee pain that stops them taking part in the exercise they love. Most of these young people would struggle to tell you the name of their knee condition (it’s a mouthful), but what they can easily recall is the characteristic painful lump, and significant time […]

A warm welcome to Dónal Ahern, Physiotherapist

Some of you may have already heard a lovely Irish accent around the clinics… that belongs to Dónal and we are excited to have him join us. Dónal is a very experienced sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist. Initially trained in Dublin, Ireland, he then moved to New Zealand – working in club rugby and at ATP […]


Sonja is our physiotherapist with a special interest in exercise-based rehab and functional strength. Here she give you a step-by-step guide as venture back to the training room. Sonja has a very cute cat called kimchi. As we approach the long-awaited re-opening of gyms on 22nd June, some of us are very excited and enthusiastic […]


Billy is our physiotherapist with a keen interest in sport, especially football. The influence of COVID-19 has been significant and far reaching across society and certainly includes the passionate world of community sport. However, with the easing of restrictions we are beginning to see some light at the end of the tunnel for the return […]