Do you know how often you should be doing strength training or resistance training? Do you know what type of exercises you could do at home or in the gym? Strength training is crucial for everyone of any age. Physiotherapist Jason Lee recently wrote an article for Yourlifechoices on the importance of strength training for […]
Do you have an upcoming surgery? Our physiotherapist Tegan Skipworth provides an insight into the importance of pre-operative rehabilitation. What is pre-operative rehabilitation? Pre-operative rehabilitation is exercise-based intervention prescribed to the patient before undergoing surgery. It is also known as ‘prehabilitation’ or ‘prehab’. Prehab helps you to recover quickly and has a ...
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 […]
With local winter codes almost underway, a common injury associated with AFL and netball are knee injuries. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common non-contact related injuries with these sports. Injury and surgery associated with the ACL results in 12 – 18 months extensive rehabilitation and time off sport. However, research […]
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...
Strengthening is a crucial part of the recovery process following any acute or chronic injury or ailment. Malvern East Physiotherapy is excited to announce completion of our functional rehabilitation and gym space. We are now perfectly equipped to not only take you from early rehabilitation through to late stage rehabilitation, but also optimise your sporting […]
For most of us, training is a means to an end. Putting in hours of blood, sweat and tears pre game / pre race / pre event to make sure we can give it our best shot (or just survive!) Sarah Crosbie recently attended a Strength and Conditioning course and shares her training principles and […]
We have all heard of warming up, starting slowly and building gradually. However, if we haven’t ran for a while or are just starting out, we seem to constantly go all out. Pushing the boundaries typically results in injuries. To ensure a strong and pain free build up, follow our top tips to prevent running […]
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. 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 […]