Monthly Archives: September 2015

Personalised Pilates, Men too

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Wow! What progress. Great to see so many people making excellent gains in strength, stability and functional capacity through real commitment to their exercise and having such fun doing it. You have two awesome instructors.

Recently, it has become evident that people are really improving their quality of life through regular participation in our Pilates classes. […]

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Top Quality Physiotherapy Practice

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Nelson Bay Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre has been recognised for the quality and safety of their service with the award of accreditation by Quality Innovation Performance (QIP).

QIP is Australia’s most comprehensive not-for-profit accreditation organisation, dedicated to delivering accreditation and support services to a diverse range of organisations including physiotherapy practices, diagnostic imaging services, dental […]

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Finalists Again!

By |September 22nd, 2015|

Thank you to all of you who so kindly nominated our business for the 2015 Port Stephens Business Awards.

We were notified that again we have been picked as a finalist within our category (now 6 years in a row) and we are humbled to have a chance at defending our win from last year.

So again, […]

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Childhood obesity study emphasises importance of exercise for young and old

By |September 20th, 2015|

16 April 2015

The Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) welcomes VicHealth’s recent study: Influencing Children’s Health: Critical Windows for Intervention, which reports that lack of exercise, poor diet and overuse of technology are key drivers of childhood obesity.

Parents’ crucial role in modelling and enforcing healthy behaviour is highlighted in the study, which reveals that many parents use technology […]

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Physiotherapist misdiagnosis non-existent in emergency departments, according to new research

By |September 20th, 2015|

2 September 2015

New research released by the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) has found that physiotherapists have displayed a 0% misdiagnosis rate in emergency departments across Australia.

Released in conjunction with World Physiotherapy Day, taking place on Tuesday 8 September, the research from the Journal of Physiotherapy looks to highlight the important contribution of physiotherapy to the […]

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Solving sleep struggles – the APA’s top tips for choosing the right pillow 

By |September 20th, 2015|

29 May 2015

Do you sometimes suffer headaches or wake up feeling fatigued? It could be that the very place you look forward to resting your head at night is causing the problem.

Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) National President Marcus Dripps says: “Selecting the right pillow will help ensure you sleep well, and wake up feeling rested, […]

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Australian Physiotherapy Association’s top tips for preventing back pain

By |September 20th, 2015|

7th September 2015

With World Physiotherapy Day taking place on Tuesday 8 September, the Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) is urging Australians to take an active interest in protecting themselves from injury and chronic pain.

Up to 80% of Australians experience back pain each year, with 10% having significant disability as a result. There are many different causes […]

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APA top tips for setting up your workspace

By |September 20th, 2015|

26th May 2015

Are you spending hours slouching over a computer, and feeling the strain in your muscles? With all the time we spend staring at our screens, it’s important we don’t turn a blind eye to the importance of how our work space is set up.

Incorrect posture at your desk can lead to many problems […]

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