Hi everyone! This week I discuss the importance of careful preparation for a hike. Whether it’s planning for a trek in Iceland, the Oxfam trail-walk, or some bush trails in Australia, you can never feel too prepared. Whatever your goal, if you are attempting to walk or trek you will need to prepare your body…

Many of us will admit to spending hours of sitting for long periods of time, whether it be at your computer or travelling to and from work. This can often leave you feeling lethargic and unmotivated to exercise. So, it is important to get away from the screen (and those chairs!) from time to time;…

Last week we discussed why rehabilitation is so important to recovering fully from an ankle sprain. To recap, the first 1-2 weeks of an ankle sprain need REST, taping, retraining of a normal walking pattern, and simple movement and balance exercises. This week we will focus on how to progress your rehabilitation beyond these first…

With winter sports well under way, people need to keep up their stretching, take care while they play, and remain vigilant about any soreness that occurs during their games. One of the most common injuries we see in the clinic are injuries to the ankle. Netballers, basketballers, and sports that involve a lot of jumping…

By Shae Flynn, EP As we all know, it’s important to keep our heart and lungs healthy… but why? Cardiorespiratory fitness, in a nutshell, is the body’s ability to deliver oxygen to every cell in the body via the circulatory (blood) system and remove toxins and waste products. This delivery of oxygen is important for…

Our last two blogs focused on how to overcome ageing muscles. This week we’re discussing why it’s important to keep our heart and lungs healthy too. It’s important to maintain strong heart and lungs as you get older in order to keep your mobility and independence so you can do the things you love. An…

As we know, its important to keep our heart and lungs healthy…But why? Cardiorespiratory fitness in a nut shell is the body’s ability to delivery oxygen to every cell in the body via the circulatory (blood) system and remove toxins and waste products. This delivery of oxygen is important in every system in the body…

The problem: Are you noticing that you’re not as strong as you once were? Are you having difficulty doing things that up until a few years ago, you didn’t even have to think about? Or are you still as mobile as you always were, but are finding that nowadays you pay for it later? If…

Welcome to the May 2019 edition of Move Better for Life. In this edition we have some tips for exercising safely throughout the winter months and give you an update on what is happening in our Armidale and Tamworth practices. https://mailchi.mp/rusdenstreetphysio/move-better-for-life-april-2325609

Fit for the office: Posture Hi Everyone! Good posture is vital in preventing neck pain and headaches. You may find yourself trying to get that extra bit of work done, by spending prolonged periods of time sitting at the computer or slumped on your bed with the laptop. Then the neck pain starts. There’s no…

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