Category: Physiotherapy

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How To Achieve Better Breathing

  Shortness of breath and a reduced capacity to participate in physical activity or activities of daily living can be some symptoms associated with diagnosed chronic lung conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma, bronchiectasis or cystic fibrosis (CF). Breathing techniques such as pursed lipped breathing and diaphragmatic breathing have been shown to…
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Managing Shoulder Pain With These Simple Steps

  Shoulders are among one of the more common body regions which are treated by Physiotherapists on a daily basis. They can range from traumatic injuries which occur following an acute event such as falling onto the joint or lifting weights to progressive injuries which develop overtime due to poor biomechanics and shoulder function. In…
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Healing and Hydrotherapy for DVA Clients

  Hydrotherapy is a type of treatment that I use while working as a Physiotherapist at Allied Connect. Hydrotherapy is one of the oldest forms of treatment and involves the use of heated water (33-34 degrees Celsius) to soothe away pains and promote physical well-being through exercise.   The benefits of commencing an exercise program…
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The Benefits of Hydrotherapy

What Is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is a term used to describe the use of exercises in a pool as part of treatment. ¬†Hydrotherapy is typically completed in a warm water pool, however, I commonly treat clients who make use of their public pools and home pools which are not heated. The benefit of being able to…
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Brendan’s Top 5 Balancing Tips

  The average falls for someone over the age of 65 is one per year! Falls can result is some major injuries that can change your life, and your independence. The following tips are some basics to introduce into your daily routine, and home to hopefully keep you as free from falls as possible:  …
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