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What is a migraine? A migraine is a headache that typically lasts from 4-72 hours and may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, blind spots, visual disturbances as well as sensitivity to light or sound. Migraines are a very common condition, yet many people remain undiagnosed...

Today is World Physiotherapy Day—a global event recognising the important role physiotherapists play in the community and the relationships they have with their patients. The theme for World Physiotherapy Day 2019 on 8th September 2019 is chronic pain and the role that physiotherapy and physical...

Pilates for men The big boast of Pilates is that it strengthens and tones muscles without making them bulky, which is probably why it's long been coded a workout for girls. Needless to say, it's as good for men as it is for women. If you're a...

Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis – Busting Myths Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common chronic diseases affecting more than 2 million Australians. It can cause considerable pain, affecting mobility, function, and quality of life. The condition costs our health care system $2.1 billion per year. Two...

Exercise promotes sleep Want to fall asleep faster and wake up feeling more rested? As little as 10 minutes of aerobic exercise, such as walking or cycling, can dramatically improve the quality of your night time sleep, especially when done on a regular basis. What’s more,...

What is Myotherapy? What kinds of disorders does it treat? What can you expect to receive from a consultation? Myotherapy is essentially therapy for your muscles. It is the evidence-based assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal pain and associated conditions. Myotherapy can help you through...

Aussies claimed more than $420 million on knee and hip replacements in 2018. Australian Physiotherapy Association says 70% of knee surgery could be avoided with a physiotherapy prescribed exercise and education program and weight management support. Australian Physiotherapy Association president Phil Calvert says seeing a physiotherapist for...

Good health is essential. Without it, we simply cannot function well in our daily lives. According to the World Health Organisation’s World Report on Ageing and Health, while we may be living longer, older individuals are not necessarily living healthier, or more active lives. At...