Pilates Studios tend to be small, intimate venues, where a group of relative strangers are exercising in close quarters. Often these exercises involve slightly awkward positions, and there are lots of mirrors. There are a number of things which participants can do to help make the experience enjoyable for everyone, and could save your instructor from having a potentially embarrassing conversation with you.
Low back pain is a very common problem that most people will experience at least once in their lifetime. However, one of the biggest misconceptions in society surrounding low back pain is that we should avoid bending, particularly when experiencing a flare up. Principal Practitioner Jonathan Tan discusses the importance of bending and normal movement.
Children injure themselves all the time and are often complaining of multiple aches and pains. However, it can be difficult as a parent, teacher or sporting coach to distinguish between a common growth related pain and something that requires more attention. Senior Physiotherapist Sue Lin discusses 'growing pains' and what to look out for in your kids.
Buttock pain can be incredibly painful and difficult to settle. Proximal hamstring tendinopathy is a common diagnosis amongst recreational runners and notoriously difficult to manage.
Senior Physiotherapist Jonathan Tan discusses some of the strategies you can employ to help get on top of this injury incorporating recent experience and evidence based management.
Heel pain is a common complaint that patients come in to our clinic with, particularly during the summer months. Often this pain is caused by a condition that you may have heard of, and may even dread – Plantar Fasciitis (or fasciopathy). Read on to find out more about plantar fasciitis and how your physiotherapist can help you to manage this painful condition.
Concussion in sport has been a headline topic the last two years in particular with the NFL and AFL, two high impact contact sports. There has been more evidence and research going into finding out if there is a long term impact on players that suffer multiple concussions through their playing careers.
Practice Principal and East Fremantle Football Club Senior Physiotherapist Jonathan Tan provides some excellent tips to improve your running as he trains for the half marathon in the City to Surf this year!
Ever wondered if your health fund is giving you the best value for money? Jordan Wilson has delved into the world of private health insurance and laid out the steps to follow to ensure you get the best bang for your buck.
With summer finally here and long days at the beach fast approaching exercise is suddenly a lot more appealing!!! Jordan Wilson has delved into his sporting and fitness knowledge to compile 10 exercise tips to maximise your workout!
Practice Principle and Senior East Fremantle FC Physiotherapist Jonathan Tan reflects on the recent U16s screenings performed at the practice and illustrates how best to manage our young athletes.
With our aging population and increasing longevity, hip replacements are unfortunately becoming more and more commonplace. Thankfully, SueLin has put together a list of 5 easy steps to keep your hips healthy and prevent you having to go under the knife!
Have you ever had a scan on your lower back? Did you know it can actually do a lot more harm than good? Jordan Wilson exposes the scary truths about lower back scans...
Experienced Dry Needling Physiotherapist Sarah King explains the difference between Acupuncture and Dry Needling and why your arm or head pain may actually be coming from a muscle in your back.
East Fremantle Physiotherapist Jordan Wilson explains the detrimental effect stretching can have on your performance and the best way to avoid in-game injuries.