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SLEEP TIPS FOR GOOD HEALTH -Rosie Purdue

Are you getting enough sleep? More and more research is coming out about the importance of sleep, yet almost a third of us get less than 7 hours quality sleep each night. Sleep takes place in three stages and deep sleep actually allows your brain to clean itself. Put scientifically, during deep sleep, the spaces […]

Women in Sport – A Growing Force!

Sport Australia recently released the latest AusPlay data which details sports participation across the nation. Netball has retained its position as the leading team sport for women and girls in Australia, with over 1 million actively participating in netball and choosing netball as the sport they most closely identify with. It is fantastic to read […]

DRAM (Abdominal seperation) – an update from Ali Harding

Abdominal Separation: What is it? Can we prevent it? And what to do about it!   Ali recently headed to Sydney to update her skills and knowledge on DRAM management and the function  of the abdominal wall. Abdominal separation or DRAM (Diastasis Rectus Abdominal Muscle separation), happens commonly during pregnancy, and, to a degree is […]

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 […]