Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, clients, the media and society. A common belief is that spinal pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly”. Many patients tell us, “I know I have bad posture” before we begin examining them. It is often assumed that “incorrect” posture is the cause of pain and needs changing, but does it? What does the science tell us? Is there such a thin.
With a new school year already upon us, there are a few things you can do to help your child prepare and ensure a safe, active and healthy lifestyle. Backpack It is important your child's backpack fits correctly so the load through their back is distributed evenly, which can prevent issues such as back pain. Research has shown that moderately weighted backp.
Have you ever had an episode of low back pain? Well, you are not alone! Low back pain (LBP) is a common condition that affects 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. At any point in time, 30% of people are experiencing low back pain. It is also the leading cause of disability worldwide and is often associated with costly, ineffective and sometimes harmful care. Many studies have identified that unhelpful beliefs about low ba.
Are you suffering from a sore back? If so, you are not alone. Back pain is experienced by 70-80% of adults at some point in their lives. Fortunately, most pain resolves within two weeks. Risk Factors for back pain include: - Lifting heavy loads - Sedentary lifestyle or occupation - Poor posture .
With all the excitement of having bubs finally at home with the family, mother’s needs are often overlooked. However, this time can be one of the most challenging and physically demanding times for her. Mums, who are still in their early stages of recovery post delivery are now entering the whole new world of nursing bubs full time. And this presents its own set of phy.
Georgia graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Perth with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2015. She has worked in private practice in Western Australia, before making the move to Melbourne in January 2019. Georgia also has training in Clinical Pilates and believes it is a great tool in rehabilitation. Georgia enjoys treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal injuries, and has a keen interest in sports related injuries, particularly AFL as she has worked with AFL, VFLW, WAFL an.
Emily started her work in allied health after graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Exercise Physiology. She followed this by completing a Doctor of Physiotherapy from Melbourne University in 2015. Eager to extend her knowledge and skills further after practicing in Melbourne for 5 years, Emily is currently completing her Masters of Sports Medicine (Physiotherapy). Having grown up in the world of dan.