Exercise benefits for older Australians with cognitive impairment

By |2017-03-20T08:50:57+11:00March 20th, 2017|Education|

Whilst exercise training has been shown to be helpful in institutionalised older people with cognitive impairment, the effect of exercise on the equivalent population living in the community was less clear. To gain more insight into this cohort a group of physiotherapists from Melbourne recently examined the effect of long-term home and community based exercise [...]

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Internet-based physiotherapy study shows benefits in patient pain relief

By |2020-11-02T23:09:26+11:00March 17th, 2017|Research|

Innovative research released today proves that digitally enabled physiotherapy consultations are effective in treating patients with chronic knee pain. Chronic knee pain, also known as knee osteoarthritis (OA), is a debilitating condition affecting more than two million Australians. OA has no cure, so helping patients manage their symptoms is an important part of their overall [...]

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Science of the sauna

By |2017-03-15T07:29:45+11:00March 15th, 2017|Education|

Why sweating it up might be more beneficial than you think. What you think about saunas depends largely on where you've grown up: here in Australia they're largely seen as the domain of the gym's creepy old men, but in Finland they’re revered as an almost spiritual experience. Read more.....

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