Health

Making the Most of Your Health Insurance with Physiotherapy

Preventative health is one of the most important steps you can take to living a richer and fuller life for longer. The price of preventative health approaches such as physiotherapy is often a major barrier. However, the price of physiotherapy might not be as much as you thought.    What people don’t realise is that [...]

read more

Adults with arthritis need just 45 minutes of activity per week

Adults who suffer from arthritis should engage in exercise or physiotherapy as part of a daily routine to stay independent, researchers say. A Northwestern University study has found that completing 45 minutes of moderate exercise or physiotherapy sessions per week can prevent premature death and serious illness. Researchers based at Northwestern University in the US [...]

read more

Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance

A lot of people aren’t aware that they’re entitled to far more out of their health insurance plan than they think. Most health insurance plans in Australia include physiotherapy packages, meaning that you could be missing out on working with a top physio with your health insurer contributing to the cost. By working with a [...]

read more

Physio Treatment: So Much More Than You Think!

A physiotherapist is an important member of the healthcare industry, but not everyone understands exactly what it is that we do. Simply put, physiotherapy helps treat things like pain, strains and sprains, rehabilitation after surgery, and more ongoing conditions like arthritis and diabetes.  We typically use exercise, massage, mobilisation and education to get you feeling [...]

read more

Treating Headaches without Drugs

It’s not at all uncommon to see people treating headaches and other chronic pains with drugs, but this isn’t always the best approach. Using anti-inflammatory drugs and paracetamol can potentially lead to other health issues in the long-run such as stomach problems and drug dependence. Furthermore, tackling the problem with drugs only deals with the [...]

read more

Relax and Breathe

Breathing is something that we tend not to think too much about, but the reality is that correct breathing techniques can do wonders for your physical health. As we’ve discussed in previous articles, it’s important that we all take preventative health measures to make sure that we stay fit and strong for longer, rather than [...]

read more

The Benefits of Walking

We have an unfortunate culture, particularly in Australia, of waiting until there’s a problem with our bodies before actually taking the initiative and doing something about our health. In these instances, we tend to treat the symptoms of the problem rather than the root cause. When we do this, we’re inviting recurring problems and regular [...]

read more

Home Is Where the Heart Is

As we age, our balance and mobility decreases, and the risk of falls or injury increases. So for many people, trying to decide whether they are still able to continue safely living in their home can be difficult, and the answer depends on the many variables of each individual situation. If you’re noticing that you’re [...]

read more

Preventative Health: What Are the Benefits for an Ageing Population?

Preventative health is a term that’s thrown around a lot, but the truth is that few people are truly aware of its importance. By following the right path with preventative health, and engaging with the right professionals, you can enjoy the best things in life for longer, without always being concerned by deteriorating health. The [...]

read more