Osteoporosis: Risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment

  At Lilyfield Physio, we see many people who have been diagnosed with osteoporosis or osteopenia and are often diagnosed too late, after a fall and subsequent fracture. There is a lot to be aware of when it comes to osteoporosis and we hope to summarise the information to hopefully help everyone be better informed!…

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Why do we get less flexible as we age?

  Why is it, that as we get older, some things just get harder to do? Why don’t our bodies move as well as they used to? It is a well-established fact that we lose flexibility as we age. It can take us much longer to warm up during an activity, which can reduce our…

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The Difference Between Pilates and Clinical Pilates

Physiotherapist with young patient.

Pilates and Clinical Pilates may sound identical, but they have several key differences in application and practice. Here, we’ll cover what Clinical Pilates is, the benefits of Clinical Pilates, and the difference between regular Pilates and Clinical Pilates so you can decide which type would be most beneficial to you.

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New year exercise statistics

Statistics

  When it comes to exercise, a vast majority of people normally set exercise goals towards the end or start of the year. This coincides with a general trend, to exercise more when the weather is warmer. If you can establish a good routine during this period, it can be easier to maintain it during…

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Golf Performance Series: Hip Drive

golf course landscape view

Golf Performance Series: Hip Drive 19 Nov 2020|Kam Bhabra Powerful hips mean explosive performance! In sports involving powerful movements, the hips and gluteal muscles are often the main source of force production. Throwing a Javelin or punching in Boxing are good examples, where the hips are needed to help generate power. Golf is no different…

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Golf Swing Fault: Left Knee collapsing

Golf swing

Golf Swing Fault: Left Knee collapsing 15 May 2020|Kam Bhabra Left knee collapsing in on your Back Swing In this article, we show how your physio can work in conjunction with your golf coach. Exercises and drills, can be designed to allow your body the best chance of breaking unhelpful patterning in your golf swing.…

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Golf Swing Fault: Hips sliding

Golf shoulder

Golf Swing Fault: Hips sliding 15 May 2020|Kam Bhabra Sliding hips throughout the swing In this article, we show how your physio can work in conjunction with your golf coach. Exercises and drills, can be designed to allow your body the best chance of breaking unhelpful patterning in your golf swing. Many golfers will try…

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Golf Swing Fault: Poor shoulder turn

golf ball close to the hole

Golf Swing Fault: Poor shoulder turn 10 May 2020|Kam Bhabra Poor shoulder turn In this article, we show how your physio can work in conjunction with your golf coach. Exercises and drills, can be designed to allow your body the best chance of breaking unhelpful patterning in your golf swing. Many golfers will have difficulty…

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Golf Swing Fault: Arms becoming disconnected

Golf knee pain

Golf Swing Fault: Arms becoming disconnected 15 May 2020|Kam Bhabra Your arms becoming disconnected In this article, we show how your physio can work in conjunction with your golf coach. Exercises and drills, can be designed to allow your body the best chance of breaking unhelpful patterning in your golf swing. This swing fault occurs…

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“What is the best exercise for me? Strength training or Cardio?”

Cardio

  Nearly everyone questions what is better for exercise, weight training or cardio? The answer is both are extremely important. Your goal will guide you to what training is best for you, however this does not mean that you only do one method of training. If you are rehabilitating an injury or training to increase…

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