Support MND

By |2020-11-02T23:09:21+11:00October 1st, 2019|Events|

A pioneer in physiotherapy within the Hunter Valley passed away in July, having been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) earlier in the year. Mrs. Judy Mitchell may well have been known to many of you as a physiotherapist in Maitland, a Shoal Bay resident in later years, or as an important member of the [...]

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Night Cramps

By |2019-10-01T06:03:36+10:00October 1st, 2019|Education, Research|

Often people come to us reporting night cramps in their legs. Did you know there exists evidence to suggest that stretching before bed can help this? Joannes M Hallegraeff et al (2012) found that stretching the calf and the hamstrings for as little as 10 seconds each for 3 repetitions immediately before going to bed, [...]

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The Benefits of Walking

By |2019-10-01T05:23:40+10:00October 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Here's a bit of fun courtesy of one of our happy walkers: "Walking can add minutes to your life. This enables you at 85 years old to spend an additional 5 months in a nursing home at $5000 per month. My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was 60. Now she's 97 [...]

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