Entries by sallie

BETTER BONES PROGRAM- CLIFTON HILL PHYSIOTHERAPY

Busting the myth of Osteoporosis – Physiotherapy can help more than you think. Osteoporosis – what does it mean? Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone density, due to a depletion of minerals like Calcium. This results in the bones in your body being more brittle and more prone to fractures, even with minor bumps […]

Women in sport, footy, ACL prevention-Mel Haberfield

It’s an exciting time to be involved in woman’s sport. In fact, it makes me wish I was a teenager again with the opportunities that our young women have to pursue their dreams of becoming a professional athlete. From the rise of the Matilda’s, to the restructuring of the National Netball League, and of course […]

A WARM WELCOME TO CLARE WILLIAMSON

Clare qualified as a physiotherapist in 2000 from the University of the West of England. Since then Clare has worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia in hospital and private settings. Clare has also completed a Certificate IV in fitness and clinical pilates and recently decided to return to studies and has just completed her […]

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 […]