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Breaking News: Health Fund Rebates announced for online Physiotherapy consultations

By |2020-03-26T14:34:07+11:00March 26th, 2020|Business, Education|

Private health funds are fast tracking access for members to tele-physiotherapy consultations while Australians’ movements are restricted by the COVID 19 pandemic. https://youtu.be/w_QQIdjoaoc Several private health funds have agreed to provide benefits for individual (one on one) physiotherapy tele-consultations/video consultations where: The customer is undergoing an existing course of treatment and the customer has seen the [...]

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We are OPEN

By |2020-11-02T23:09:21+11:00March 24th, 2020|Business, Education, Marketing|

https://youtu.be/ikk9goX7nQI A message for the local community, Nelson Bay Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre is open to continue to provide our service to the community. We are here to help you, and wish to reassure you that your path to rehabilitation doesn't stop. Please don't let it sit idle when we are here to [...]

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What are the Benefits of Physiotherapy?

By |2020-02-12T15:49:28+11:00February 7th, 2020|Physiotherapy|

Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is used to restore function to many parts of the body. It can be used for people of all ages and is often part of recovery after an injury or accident but can also be used to treat certain illnesses and diseases, and more importantly, identify causative factors to [...]

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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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