Rehabilitation

Posture & Back Pain – Does it Matter? – Running Fitness Article

Posture & Back Pain – Does it Matter? ‘Stand up straight!’ How many of us have heard this statement and wondered why? Posture has long been associated with notions of health and well-being. Before posture was blamed for causing poor health and physical pain – it had a different role altogether. Posture is originally a French word that has its origin in classical Latin ‘Positura’ – referred to the “the relative disposition of the various parts of something; esp. the…

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Cardiovascular Disease. How Can Your Physio help? – Pilates Fitness Article

Cardiovascular Disease. How Can Your Physio help? Cardiovascular or Heart disease is Australia’s Leading cause of death, killing one Australian every 28 minutes according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018. Heart disease is when your heart muscle can’t effectively pump blood around your body. There are a wide range of reasons as to why this may be. Some factors are lifestyle related (reduced exercise, poor diet, smoking etc), however other causes can be unknown (idiopathic) or genetic. Health professionals…

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Pilates Equipment: Small Stability Ball – Pilates Fitness Article

Pilates Equipment: Small Stability Ball Bend + Mend’s Pilates-Informed classes use different pieces of Pilates equipment to add variability and further challenge our clients. In this blog we are going to talk about our small stability ball. The stability ball can be used to challenge the stability of different muscle groups depending on how it is used. Below are three ways in which this piece of equipment can be used during our sessions: Arms in straps: Placing the ball underneath…

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A Balancing Act | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

A Balancing Act | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Balance and coordination are vital in daily living, from stepping out of bed in the morning to laying back down of a night, the importance of knowing which way is up and which way is down allows you to get on with your day. Regularly in the clinic we talk about the importance of balance and coordination as part of rehabilitation. But what is Balance? You may…

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Working with Breast Cancer Patients – Pilates Fitness Article

Working with Breast Cancer Patients Polestar Educator Amy Dixon has an extensive fitness background, spanning well over 20 years and include numerous types of trainings. She also has experience working with breast cancer survivors, through classes and private sessions that help them rehabilitate and reintroduce positive movement experiences. Amy has shared with us her experiences and as well as useful insights on what to expect when dealing with cancer clients and how to make the sessions the best they can…

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5 MASTERS (40+yrs) RUNNER CONSIDERATIONS – Running Fitness Article

While running across the lifespan can help to slow the rate of decline of cardiovascular capacity and strength, as a runner enters the masters years (40+) they will experience an inevitable and unavoidable progressive decline physiologically, bio-mechanically and also performance wise. A boom in masters runners taking to and continuing on with recreational running has been one of the key drivers in what has been referred to as the second running boom worldwide. The number of finishers at the New…

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The Physical Performance Show: Chris Johnson & Nathan Carlson, Physical Therapists – Bone Stress Injury Management Part 2 – Running Fitness Article

In episode 185 of The Physical Performance Show Brad Beer shares a conversation with Chris Johnson & Nathan Carlson, Physical Therapists – Bone Stress Injury Management for Part 2 of this expert edition. This Episode is an Expert Edition and is Part 2 of the discussion from last weeks episode 184 which features US based Physical Therapist Chris Johnson and on this weeks episode 185, the conversation continues with Chris Johnson plus also his colleague US Kentucky based Physical Therapist,…

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Refining Rehab Approaches with Eric Schoenberg – Workout Fitness Article

CSP Elite Baseball Development Podcast: Refining Rehab Approaches with Eric Schoenberg Written on October 22, 2019 at 7:46 pm, by Eric Cressey We’re excited to welcome physical therapist Eric Schoenberg to this week’s podcast. Eric has extensive experience working with individuals from all walks of life, but specializes in working with baseball players. He’ll serve as the physical therapist at the soon-to-open Cressey Sports Performance location in Palm Beach Gardens, FL starting on November 1 as well. In this episode,…

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