Category Archives : Clinical Pilates

How physiotherapy can help your cervicogenic headache

Do you experience regular headache?  Suffer from constant headaches? Our physio Tegan Skipworth discusss cervicogenic headaches and how physiotherapy can treat them. There are many different causes and sources of headaches, it is estimated that there are actually over 200 different causes. Headaches are broken up into two distinct categories, primary and secondary headache types. […]

Case study: Sporting knee injury and physiotherapy

Are you curious about what to expect in an appointment at Malvern East Physiotherapy? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule guides us through her recent case study where she was able to diagnose and treat a patient’s sporting knee injury successfully. This case study will provide a general summary of my overarching treatment timeline of a patient […]

Pilates – can I claim on private health?

Malvern East Physiotherapy takes a holistic approach to supervised exercise using a range of pilates exercise using the reformer, trapeze, weights and cardiovascular equipment.  Our physio-supervised exercise programs are specifically tailored and individualised for your needs and rehabilitation.   You may be aware that as of the 1st of April, the government is implementing new […]

Physiotherapy and Exercise

Exercise has a multitude of benefits including preventing and maintaining a wide range of health problems and concerns.  As part of your physiotherapist’s training, not only do they understand exercise for rehabilitation, but your physiotherapist is an expert at prescribing higher level exercises following injury.  This means that your physiotherapist can also prescribe exercises which [&h...

Foam rolling – how to use a foam roller

Ever wondered what those cylindrical pieces of foam at the gym are for?  Wondered why we have foam rollers in the pilates gym or consult rooms?  Foam rolling is a great way to prevent injury and improve flexibility.   Foam rollers are a great self massage and self management device for relieving muscular tension and […]

Balance – you can improve it

Did you know that 1/3 of people over the age of 65 have experienced a fall within the past 12 months?  Scarily, the majority of falls of falls have been shown to occur in or around the home.  However, balance re-training has been proven to greatly reduce the likelihood of falling and associated injuries.   […]

Don’t hurt your back this summer

Don’t hurt your back this summer.  With summer holidays almost here, many of us will be spending time becoming more active around the house and garden.  I think all of us have experienced a stiff or achy back following time in the garden.  Depending on what you have done, symptoms can even include acute sharp pain […]

Strength training for runners

With the Olympics coming to a close, have you been inspired to don the runners?  Are you training for your first running event?  Are you doing any strength training for running?   Malvern East Physiotherapy sees a range of runners.  These runner range from the occasional shuffler around the block through to marathon and ultra-marathon runners.  Surprisingly, […]

How to get the most out of your exercise program?

So you have started exercising already; progressing and adapting your exercise program is crucial to continue optimal improvement and benefits from any exercise program.  No matter what form of exercise you undertake or why you are exercising, progress and change your program over regular intervals.  Check out our top tips on how to get the […]

Top tips to stay fit and exercise this Winter

Keeping active throughout Winter can be challenging.  Check out our top tips to stay fit and healthy this Winter.  Our team is well equipped to help you beat those exercise blues so call us today on (03) 9571 6888 or book online. Winter can be a tough time to stay on top of our health and fitness […]