World Physio Day
World Physio Day 150 150 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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,…

read more
Women in Sport
Women in Sport 465 279 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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…

read more
Breastfeeding Awareness Week
Breastfeeding Awareness Week 530 398 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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…

read more
Men’s Health Week
Men’s Health Week 1024 1024 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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…

read more
World Bicycle Day
World Bicycle Day 650 540 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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…

read more
Returning to Running Postpartum
Returning to Running Postpartum 1024 1024 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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…

read more
Bone Stress Injuries and Recovery
Bone Stress Injuries and Recovery 1024 768 Sallie Cowan Sallie Cowan

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…

read more
Endometriosis Awareness Month
Endometriosis Awareness Month 1024 576 admin admin

March is endometriosis awareness month  Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 people born with a uterus, but the good news is there is so much available to the brave patients we see who trust us to help them, we thank you. Here are some endometriosis truths Missing work or school due to your period is not normal,…

read more
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
International Day of Women and Girls in Science 150 150 admin admin

Director Sallie Cowan presents this blog on her recent paper published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine “Sport and exercise medicine/physiotherapy publishing has a gender/sex equity problem: we need action now” Ref: Cowan SM, Kemp JL, Ardern CL, et al. Br J Sports Med 2023;:1–6. doi: bjsports-2022-106055 As a collective of  women researchers we…

read more
How can pilates help you work from home?
How can pilates help you work from home? 768 1024 admin admin

  With more of us working from home, spending large number of hours at our desk is unavoidable. The combination of sustained postures, poor muscle endurance and reduced flexibility is causing musculoskeletal problems. The Pilates exercise method has been shown to enhance postural awareness and improve flexibility which in turn helps to relatively unload our…

read more
  • 1
  • 2