March / Easter 2021 Move Better for Life Newsletter

I’m very pleased to welcome Sophie Edwards, Occupational Therapist to the Move Better for LIfe team. Sophie will be based out of our Armidale clinic.

Occupational Therapy helps people with their daily activities from self-care to leisure to work and speaks to our commitment to helping our clients move better for life.

All of us at Move Better for LIfe hope you are enjoying a healthy, happy and safe Easter break, all the best, Deb.

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Joint Hypermobility Syndrome – Can you be too flexible?

In my practice as a physiotherapist, I often see people presenting with pain that appears for no apparent reason. There is no trauma or noticeable injury, however there is pain particularly in the joints. Sometimes these people have pain because they have hypermobile joints. Joint Hypermobility Syndrome affects the joints and bones allowing them to…

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Are you walk ready? 7 tips to avoid injury

Walking can be mentally and physically invigorating. It can also boost your immune system and improve your quality of sleep. If you are interested in starting to walk to improve your health there are a few things you should do to ensure you are walk ready, minimising the risk of injuring and increasing your likelihood of success. This blog provides you with #walkready tips and calf strengthening exercises you may find useful.

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Neck pain and headaches – 4 simple stretches you can try

Most of us spend a long time at the computer and more and more often that’s at a laptop. With more of us working from home at the kitchen table or on the couch, means we tend to see an increasingly number of clients experience in neck pain and headaches. But with some simple exercises and good general fitness levels, you can reduce the impact.

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February 2021 Newsletter – Move Better for Life

On behalf of our team, I would like to welcome you to our first edition of Move Better for Life for 2021. In this edition, I am excited to announce that we are now providing occupational therapy services out of our Armidale clinic and are hiring for Tamworth. I’m also pleased to advise that our Armidale-based exercise physiologist Shae Flynn has returned to work after taking time off for maternity leave. In Tamworth, we have welcomed a new physiotherapist with a focus on sports rehabilitation, Paddy Bowen. While many of you may know Ben Fittler as one of our wonderful Armidale receptionists, what you may not know is that he is now a qualified massage therapist. And our wellness classes have all recommenced for the year.

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