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Diabetes and Exercise

Diabetes and Exercise

What is Diabetes? Diabetes is characterized by prolonged and elevated blood sugar levels as a result of resistance to insulin, or poor production of insulin. Insulin is a hormone produced in the body to help take up sugar from our blood and store it around the body. We can separate the condition into two main…

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Living with Osteoarthritis

Osteo-Arthritis

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition which describes the life related changes we see in the cartilage of our joints which most commonly presents in the hands, knees and hips. In 2015, there were 2.2 million reported Australians (1 in 10) with osteoarthritis and the cost to the healthcare system is $2.1 billion…

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Complimentary Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology

Kick-start your year with a Complimentary Health and Lifestyle Fitness Assessment and Exercise Plan! We are very excited to be able to offer you 2 complimentary 30 minute exercise consultations with Matt or Aedon, our Exercise Physiologists. The wonderful enthusiasm which has been shown by many of our clients over the past year has motivated us to…

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Golf Performance Series: Increase Shoulder Turn

Golf Performance Series: Increase Shoulder Turn 02 Mar 2021|Kam Bhabra Increased shoulder turn improves the X-factor in your golf swing! In golf, the more separation between hip and shoulder turn, creates greater torque and speed in the golf swing. This is often referred to as the X-factor, which will produce more power and consistency by…

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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: Right leg straightening

Golf Swing Fault: Right leg straightening 15 May 2020|Kam Bhabra Right leg straightening on 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. Many golfers…

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Does the running shoe fit?

Correct running shoes

  Often the running shoe discussion can be quite divisive and there are sure to be many varying opinions for what is “the best” type of shoe. There are 2 distinct types of shoes to consider which each have their own variations.   Conventional Shoes   Minimalistic Shoes   In recent times, there has been…

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Should I use ice or my heat packs for pain relief?

Ice or Heat? It’s a commonly asked question we hear every day. The application of either heat or ice can be an extremely simple and effective way of treating pain in a number of different conditions and injuries. Both are easily accessible and cheaply available. The problem is knowing what situations calls for heat, and…

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