Fitness Training for Women in the Australian Defense For

In 2011,  the Australian military decided to open up all ranks in the armed forces to servicewomen. The decision allows women to serve alongside male soldiers on the frontline. However, Australian defense minister, Stephen Smith  stressed that women would not receive preferential treatment in the armed forces. They must meet the same stringent physical and [...]

Wii-Habilitation: What Will They Think of Next?

The popularity of Nintendo’s Wii video game system has already extended way beyond the teenage gaming cult. Not only are adult users playing along, but physiotherapists have discovered the benefits of Wii Therapy for patients recovering from strokes, broken bones, surgery and even combat injuries. The typical stretching and lifting exercises that help injured patients regain [...]

At The Core: An Expert Speaks Out

Stuart McGill, a Professor of Spine Biomechanics at the University of Waterloo, Canada, directs a laboratory that investigates spine injury mechanisms, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement.  Doctors from all corners of the globe refer their most challenging patients to him. The National Strength and Conditioning Association recently interviewed Dr. McGill about a subject near and dear [...]

Perth Physiotherapy for Soccer Related Groin Injuries

If, like the rest of the world, you’ve been watching the FIFA World Cup 2014, you are probably in awe of the players agile and dynamic maneuvers. With these moves, however,  comes the inevitable list of injuries. FIFA lists the ankle, knee, hamstring and head as the most common sites for injury among soccer players. [...]

What is Bindegewebsmassage? Who’s it for?

“It’s the best damn massage I’ve ever had!” – Laura Hannigan, American athlete on Bindegewebsmassage Massages have a long history when it comes to finding the origin. According to historical researches, massages have been in existence long before the birth of the Christ. Ancient Chinese and Indian documents dating back to 5000 years include a [...]

Perth Physiotherapy for Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries

The PCL (posterior cruciate ligament) and the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) are the two major ligaments in the knee which allow the knee to extend and flex. Pivoting and cutting sports such as football, rugby and basketball often lead to noncontact injuries such as ruptures of ACL and PCL. The posterior cruciate ligament connects the [...]

Words of Wisdom From Pilates and the Elders

Joseph Pilates did not simply create a method of body conditioning. He developed a philosophy of health, movement and lifestyle. Joe the philosopher wrote many passages of wisdom about his belief system. Many of these quotes have been passed down from generation to generation. After his death, some of his original students, now called the [...]

Massage, Stress and Your Skin

Just as termites can undermine an entire structure, stress can undermine your physical and mental health. The results  of stress often show up on your skin. They manifest in the form of skin conditions such as acne, hives, eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, warts, cold sores and blisters. Chronic stress wreaks havoc on your immune system. A [...]

Mat vs Machines: Which is better?

  Pilates is a wonderful form of workout that can have amazing effects on your body. It is an exercise designed to address issues related to both your body and mind, thus giving you a stress-free, relaxed life. However, like any other workout methods, Pilates has different variations and styles associated with it that offers [...]

Perth Massage Therapy and Sleep Disorders

Medical research scientists have identified over 85 types of sleep disorders. Insomnia, or the simple inability to sleep, is the mildest form.  Insomnia produces a list of adverse health conditions, which include weight gain, increased cortisol secretion, headaches and back pain. The other sleep disorders can be life threatening. The results of several studies indicate [...]

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