In Australia, diabetes is one of the most common chronic conditions across the country. Over 1.2 million Australians were diagnosed with diabetes in 2017-2018, with this number expected to rise over the coming years. Approximately 85-90% of these people have Type 2 diabetes, significantly affected by poor lifestyle choices and habits. In this blog, I discuss why exercise is a game-changer for Type 2 Diabetes.
Are you living with osteoarthritis of the knees? Struggling with the stairs? Not sure where to start? In this blog we provide 2 proven strategies and 1 very promising tip for coping with knee pain.
Do you have sore knees from running? Clicking and cracking every time you move? There’s a good chance it’s because of patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). Particularly inactive individuals, patellofemoral syndrome can be a frequent source of knee pain. In this blog I cover the symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment for this painful condition.
Swollen ankles can be problematic for many people. Concerns can stem from appearance to questioning whether it is a result of a more serious issue. So, what causes swollen ankles? This is a frequently asked question by our patients at Move Better for Life. While there are many reasons why your ankles swell, our team has noticed some particular trends. This article will address 3 of these reasons and ways to help you get back on your feet!
Do you feel like your shoulder is suddenly beginning to stiffen up? Is washing your hair becoming harder by the day? Has a once healthy shoulder now deteriorated to the point that you’re unable to move it without pain? If you are experiencing any one of these issues, you could be experiencing a condition called frozen shoulder. In this blog, we cover the causes, symptoms and treatments of frozen shoulder. I also demonstrate some key exercises you may find useful.
Poor posture can wreak havoc on the body. It can lead to neck, shoulder, and back pain, discomfort, headaches, muscle weakness, muscle tightness and even a predisposition to joint arthritis. This article discusses good posture, bad posture, and what you can do to prevent injury with simple tips and exercises.