Do you know how much exercise you should be doing? Our physiotherapist Sarah Yule highlights the recommended minimum guidelines for physical activity that we should all be doing. A recent survey performed by the Australian Bureau of Statistics identified that only 17% of adults aged between 18 and 65 years of age met the National […]
Following on from our latest blog post on what happens when you overtrain, our physiotherapist Jason Lee highlights what happens when you stop exercising. There are many benefits to exercising and they include both physical and physiological benefits such as increasing/maintaining muscle mass and strength, reduction of blood sugar levels and blood pressure and improved […]
Do you want to know the signs of overtraining? Our physiotherapist Tegan Skipworth explores the importance of increasing your training load safely. Overtraining or Overloading We know that exercise and physical activity is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle and ones well-being. However, poor load management (too much, too little, too soon or […]
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...
How can I recover quickly? Have you ever wondered why some injuries take longer to get better than others? To ensure you’re at your best as quickly as possible, call us on 9571 6888 or book online today! As physiotherapists, we see a wide range of conditions from acute sporting injuries, chronic pain through […]
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 […]
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 […]
Malvern East Physiotherapy has added new Clinical Pilates classes to our physio-supervised exercise timetable. New after hours classes We have introduced additional after-hours Clinical Pilates classes to our timetable. Commencing next Tuesday the 16th of February at 7:20 pm with Brad Walsh or Wednesday the 17th at 8 am with Jason Lee. Our Clinical Pilates program is conducted and designed [&...
With the start of Spring, it is a perfect time to get active and exercising. Returning to or starting exercise after a long period can often seem a daunting task. Just remember that is all about small and gradual steps. The most important thing to consider before starting out is to choose an exercise that […]
Last week our physiotherapist Frances Brown was invited to attend the Rotary Club of Malvern to discuss healthy ageing. She discussed how diet and fitness are two of the biggest influence on our general health and how we can age healthily. “Good health not only helps older Australians to enjoy a good quality of life […]