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Training For a Marathon: Practical Tips to Avoid Injury

With the Melbourne Marathon only 7-weeks away we’re starting to see a steady stream of running-related injuries coming into the clinic as people are upping their running loads/distances.

A New Way of Streamlining your Pilates Experience

We have made some exciting changes to the way our Viva Pilates studio works in the past couple of months and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to tell you all about it.

Excitingly we now have the […]

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    I’ve just found out I’m pregnant – can I keep exercising?

I’ve just found out I’m pregnant – can I keep exercising?

Yes! Pregnancy is an exciting time but many mums-to-be are unsure about how to exercise or what they can do safety during pregnancy.

Exercise is very important during pregnancy: it helps to keep your body strong, prevent the risk of […]

The Evolution of Sitting

Chairs have evolved to be more comfortable and ergonomic to allow us to sit for long periods of time, however, our bodies have not evolved to sit for prolonged periods. As technology has become integral to many of modern […]

The Five Best Things You Can Do For Your Health

The Five Best Things you can do for your Health, from the perspective of a Physiotherapist.

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Running Drills – Tips to make your style more efficient

With most teams gearing up for pre-season, and the athletics track season already underway.. here are a few hot running drills to help with your technique, make your running style more efficient, and hopefully speed up your times!

What’s All This Hype About My Pelvic Floor Muscle?

Every pregnant woman has heard at least one person tell them to ‘do their pelvic floor exercises

Yet for many people, the pelvic floor, or anything down around ‘the nether-regions’ is simply something that is not spoken about, or something […]

Tips for Rehab After Knee Surgery

As some of you know, I have recently taken a bit of a trip down surgery lane for my left knee. In honour of this event, I thought it might be a good chance to discuss post op management […]

What The Everyday Recreational Runner Needs To Know

With Run Melbourne just around the corner and the Melbourne Marathon later in the year, many of our clients are starting to ramp up their training programs in preparation for these two events, among others.

The health benefits of […]

Could Sitting At Your Desk Be As Dangerous As Smoking?

Why sitting is the new smoking.

There has been a lot of discussion in the media lately about the benefits of standing more during the day, with the potential health risks associated with sitting for 6-8 hours each day deemed […]