Entries by sallie

Congratulations Fitzroy Football Club-Premiers 2018

    Congratulations to Fitzroy Football Club on another successful season, and especially to the Men’s Senior and Reserve teams who both impressively took out VAFA Premier C Premierships on Saturday at Trevor Barker Oval!!! Both teams have enjoyed spectacular seasons. In the senior game, Fitzroy were far too strong for Old Geelong and after […]

ACL injuries- Jane Higgs Physiotherapist

What’s the big deal? ACL – anterior cruciate ligament- is a major stabilising ligament of the knee- it controls the forward sliding motion of the lower leg and provides rotational stability with movement.   Commonly there will be accompanying bone bruising or fracture, possible cartilage or meniscus tears, or damage to other ligaments in the […]

PICK MY PROJECT- educating women in pelvic health

The recent state government initiative is currently in full swing and voting is underway! 30 million dollars worth of funding has been invested to encourage individuals to submit project ideas to benefit their local community and our women’s health physio, Ali has submitted a project! Ali’s project is aimed at women of all ages and […]

MAT PILATES AT CLIFTON HILL PILATES AND REHAB

Mat pilates is a great opportunity to get a full body work out! It is suitable for all levels, and challenges the individual to work within their own body. The class draws on key pilates principles of breathing, centering, alignment, and core control to improve posture, balance, strength, flexibility and coordination which will have you […]

We have been teaching about Endometriosis and Physiotherapy, Gastroenterology Conditions, Sexual pain and Pain education !

Our staff have been busy sharing their knowledge and expertise with Doctors and other Physios. Issy has been busy presenting on two different topics this month! Issy was asked to present to a support group of women who suffer with Endometriosis at the Epworth Hospital in East Melbourne. Issy presented on how physiotherapy can help […]

The use of breath with exercise and Pilates- Cathy Derham

Cath is a very experienced Sports (titled) Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor and recently ran a workshop for us on the use of breath in exercise and pilates…   Effective breathing while exercising and doing Pilates helps to improve oxygenation to the body, enhance relaxation and engage the mind. Breath is often used to assist with […]

Athletes : the importance of switching on the pelvic floor-Clifton Hill Physiotherapy

CFA Bridge magazine with spoke to former Australian Netball Captain, Sharelle McMahon about incontinence amongst netballers and how she learned how to engage her pelvic floor. An award-winning research reveals that 30 percent of women netballers experience urinary incontinence while playing Australian women’s most popular team sport. Nearly half of the women that had had […]

Welcome Josh Neeft

We warmly welcome Josh Neeft to our team at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy. Josh is a Physiotherapist with over 12 years experience in private practice. Josh graduated from the University of South Australia with a Master Of Physiotherapy (Graduate Entry) in 2005 after previously completing a Bachelor of Podiatry in 2001. Josh incorporates a distinct focus […]

LEAP STUDY RESULTS -Physiotherapy benefits in Gluteal tendinopathy

Finally the results of the LEAP study we were involved in have been published. The study was investigating management of gluteal tendinopathy and it showed convincingly that physiotherapy, which includes education and exercises, is superior to cortisone and control not only at one year but even at the short time point at 8 weeks. The […]

YOUR BABY’S DEVELOPMENT

  Not all babies develop at the same rate, and sometimes they will not develop in the same way, or the way some would consider standard. There are a number of factors that may impact on a baby’s development, including significant illness, prematurity, difficulty with or a lack of tummy time practice, and a child’s […]