Useful Ideas for Staying Fit and Healthy

Back Pain and Imaging

Posted on 10 July 2019 by Alison Slevin
Often when patients present for their first physiotherapy appointment for back pain, one of the first questions we get asked is if they should get a scan or X-Ray.

Load Management & the Acute:Chronic Workload Ratio

Posted on 25 June 2019 by Alison Slevin
Something you will hear us talking about a LOT in physiotherapy is load management.


Posted on 21 March 2019 by Alison Slevin
Do you have tendon pain? Tendon pain often feels like a stiffness when you commence an activity and has a warm up effect as you continue exercising. The pain usually returns once you cool down. It may be present first thing in the morning when you get out of bed and, in some cases, cause significant pain when trying to sleep at night. Does this sound like you?

Have you considered hydration for the upcoming Rottnest Swim?

Posted on 19 February 2019 by Alison Slevin
The tricky thing about hydration when swimming is that you often don’t realise how much fluid you are losing. This is more obvious when running, cycling or playing team sport, but is hidden when you are swimming. Whether you are swimming solo, duo or part of a team, planning hydration is a must to ensure optimum performance and a quicker recovery following the race.