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Exercise For Osteoporosis | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD – Pilates Fitness Article

Exercise For Osteoporosis | Bend + Mend: Physiotherapy and Pilates in Sydney’s CBD Weight-bearing exercise is one of the best ways to prevent or manage osteoporosis. Your bone strength increases when the bone is placed under load and stress during exercise. The type of exercise therefore should be weight-bearing as it will place more load through the bone than non weight-bearing exercises such as swimming or cycling. In this blog we are going to discuss different types of weight-bearing exercises…

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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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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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