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World Physio Day
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World Physio Day is Friday 8th September and this year’s theme is Inflammatory Arthritis.   At Clifton Hill Physiotherapy, we see patients of all ages and levels of fitness / physical activity affected by Inflammatory Arthritis.    There are many different types of arthritis, defined as an acute or chronic joint inflammation.  Symptoms can include pain,…

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Women in Sport
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The FIFA Women’s World Cup has initiated an important and overdue conversation regarding women in sport. The CommBank Matilda’s semi-final against England’s Lionesses on Wednesday captivated a national average audience of 7.13 million viewers and a total of 11.15 million viewers watching at one point during the broadcast. It has been heart-warming to watch the…

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Breastfeeding Awareness Week
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August is World Breastfeeding Month and the 1st of August marks the beginning of World Breastfeeding Week! The aim of this week is to promote and support breastfeeding around the world, and highlight the huge benefits that breastfeeding can bring to new mothers and their babies. Historically, breastfeeding has been met with significant controversy, leaving…

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Men’s Health Week
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It’s international Men’s Health Week, and with it comes an opportunity for reflection on this year’s theme, “Healthy Habits.” Here at CHPR, we spend plenty of time each day encouraging people to keep exercising (or, as is occasionally the case – increase their exercise and activity levels) in the hope of promoting improved general health…

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World Bicycle Day
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Happy World Bicycle Day! Cycling is a great form of low-impact exercise that helps you develop great cardiovascular fitness. It can also be a good form of rehabilitation for other lower-body injuries.  Cycling for 30 minutes at a time, 5 days a week would be enough activity to help you reduce your risk of developing…

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Returning to Running Postpartum
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Chantelle (pictured above) is one of our fabulous Pelvic Health physiotherapists at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy. She’s really passionate about supporting patients with strengthening their pelvic floor, managing incontinence and pelvic girdle pain, and managing the pelvic floor during the perinatal period. See below blog post for quick notes from Chantelle about a postpartum return to…

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Bone Stress Injuries and Recovery
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Bone stress injuries are common in athletic populations and in those who have started a new weight-bearing activity. They can be a significant burden to individuals and athletes due to their long recovery times and their impact on normal daily activities while recovering. To better understand bone stress injuries, firstly we need to understand how…

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