709, 2015

Sleep Tips

By |September 7, 2015|Categories: Blog, Towards Wellness|0 Comments

It may be tempting of a morning to spend more time in your warm and cosy bed, however most adults only need 7 to 9 hours of sleep a night, varying according to age and individual need. So work out how much sleep you need, then try to go to [...]

709, 2015

Achilles Stretch

By |September 7, 2015|Categories: Blog, Stretch of the Month|0 Comments

Stand arms length away from a wall with feet shoulder width apart and hands resting on the wall. Place one foot about 2 feet in front of the other. Keeping both heels flat on the ground, let both knees bend, you should feel like you are lowering yourself straight down. [...]

709, 2015

Tradesmen’s Health

By |September 7, 2015|Categories: Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

The Australian Physiotherapy Association declared August "Tradies National Health Month." Tradies have among the highest rates of musculoskeletal problems and other health and safety risks of any sector. Every day, ten construction workers are severely hurt at work. That's 3650 tradies each year on workers' compensation. When handling materials, nearly [...]

2906, 2015

Chest and Shoulder Stretch

By |June 29, 2015|Categories: Blog, Stretch of the Month|0 Comments

Stretch the shoulder blades by having your child stand with their arms stretched out, parallel to the ground. Keep the palms facing backward with their thumbs toward the ground. Have them press their arms back as if squeezing a ball behind the back. Continue to breathe normally throughout this exercise [...]

2906, 2015

Technology and Children

By |June 29, 2015|Categories: Blog, Health Tips|0 Comments

Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 use information and communication technologies, including computers. With increased use of electronic screen-based activities correlated with increasing age. As a result of this increased usage, physios are treating more young patients suffering from unhealthy computing behaviours. These can include frequent and long durations of [...]

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