Monthly Archives: March 2017

Exercise benefits for older Australians with cognitive impairment

By |March 20th, 2017|

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 programs […]

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Internet-based physiotherapy study shows benefits in patient pain relief

By |March 17th, 2017|

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 treatment, […]

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Science of the sauna

By |March 15th, 2017|

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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Nelson Bay Football Club Sponsors

By |March 13th, 2017|

We are proud to announce that we have recently become sponsors of our local football club. Go Nelson Bay Football Club!

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An hour’s walk to counter those desk-bound blues

By |March 13th, 2017|

How much exercise should we be doing each day? Are the current guidelines adequate? What do you think? Click this article from ‘The Age’ to learn more.

 

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