1. Stand up frequently This comes as no surprise. A good amount of evidence states that sitting for prolonged periods can increase tension in your neck, upper back and lower back. Limit your sitting to thirty minutes by setting an alarm. It’s helpful to go for a short walk, do five squats or have a…

Hip pain is a very common issue that affects people of all ages, with varying causes. Depending on the cause, pain can be felt around the hip joints, thigh, groin or buttocks. There are a number of issues and conditions that can result in hip pain, but some of the more common causes include arthritis,…

Knee osteoarthritis is among the leading causes of disability among older people worldwide [1]. The condition is characterised by progressively worsening knee joint stiffness and pain, which may or may not correlate with increased signs of joint degeneration on imaging. There is an ongoing shift from invasive medical treatments for knee osteoarthritis and towards conservative…

Neck pain is a common condition that can cause substantial pain and suffering. Neck pain is the 4th leading cause of disability worldwide, behind conditions such as low back pain and mental health disorders. On any given day, approximately one in 20 people will experience neck pain. In recent years there has been an increase…

Your Shoulder blades play a crucial role in the movement of your shoulder. If the muscles that support the shoulder blades are too weak or too tight, then normal movement of the shoulder joint cannot occur and over time, this leads to shoulder pain. The muscles that stabilise the shoulder blades onto the rib cage…

What is the Pelvic Floor? The pelvic floor is a complex layer of muscle; fascia and fibrous tissue that helps support the pelvic organs. Does birth weaken the pelvic floor? Yes. Giving birth can weaken or damage the pelvic floor. Skeletal muscle is supposed to rupture when it reaches approximately 150% of its normal length….

Why does pregnancy cause back pain? During pregnancy there are 3 main changes that can lead to pain in the back and SIJ –          Changes in weight distribution and Posture. During pregnancy your body’s centre of gravity shifts forward in relation to the spine. This puts extra pressure on the joints of both the lumbar…

ANKLE PAIN and STIFFNESS?? Recently we have noticed an increased number of people coming to the clinic with ankle injuries. This area is one of the areas of the body that many people neglect to rehabilitate properly following injury. Accurate diagnosis followed by appropriate treatment combining hands on physiotherapy and rehabilitation is essential to prevent…

Active Lifestyle Physiotherapy is passionate about improving the lives of senior Australians through providing specific aged care physiotherapy services. We have a strong belief that physiotherapy can drastically improve the quality of life for residents in aged care, no matter how complex their challenges may be. The physiotherapists at Active Lifestyle understand that aged care…

What is dry Needling? Dry needling is quickly becoming a very popular modality in medical and physiotherapy clinics nationally, as musculoskeletal complaints are one of the most reported conditions for which people seek professional attention. Dry needling is a broad term used to differentiate “non-injection”  needling from the practice of “injection needling”. Dry needling utilises a solid, filament needle, as…

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