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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Back to Work: An Awkward Amount of Time

For most of us, we are back to work after a lovely summer break, and we’ve all probably been more active than usual. This week we focus on Back to Work, tips to help you be more active in the workplace. Do you ever find yourself with awkward moments of time where it is not quite enough time before your ‘next thing’ to really start something else in between?
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This happens to me regularly. These awkward moments started me thinking, and with the extra time I had in 2020 during lockdown I needed to think about my practice and how best to serve my clients in a time of physical distancing.
The result? I introduced this 2 to 3-minute conversation where I talk for a couple of minutes on a useful or interesting snippet that I hope you will enjoy, Deb.

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Living with osteoarthritis in your hands – improving flexibility and minimising pain

Our hands are extremely useful so you want to keep them as mobile and agile and as strong as possible so you can keep doing the things you want and need to do. Sometimes, and particularly as we grow older, pain starts to develop in the hands frequently as the result of osteoarthritis. This blog addresses some preventative measures you can take to lower your risk and help you manage and improve the pain that comes with arthritis.

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Tennis Elbow: An Awkward Amount of Time

Do you ever find yourself with awkward moments of time where it is not quite enough time before your ‘next thing’ to really start something else in between?

#AWKS

This happens to me regularly. These awkward moments started me thinking, and with the extra time I had during lockdown I needed to think about my practice and how best to serve my clients in a time of physical distancing.

The result? I introduced this 2 to 3-minute conversation where I talk for a couple of minutes on a useful or interesting snippet that I hope you will enjoy, Deb.

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Controlled Breathing

Deep breathing is one of the best ways to lower stress in the body. It helps to lower blood pressure, promote feelings of calm and relaxation, and relieve overall stress levels. In this blog we look at how our breath works and gives you some controlled breathing exercises for you to try.

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