The life of a tradie is one that is particularly physical and involves a lot of repeated bending, lifting and squatting. I have met a few older tradies in the clinic who have come in with lower back, neck and shoulder problems. I have also met a few who have changed jobs because of the…

Japanese cherry trees in Spring

And Christmas is just around corner! Are you fit for the festive season? With only eight weeks to go until Christmas and the holiday season, and what may seem like an endless round of parties and shopping, it’s a good time to take stock and and pay attention to your personal health and well being….

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Laptop computers have helped make our working and study life far more flexible, however evidence that suggests that spending long periods of time using a laptop can lead to neck pain from looking down at the screen. Laptop use can also affect other areas of the body including: • Our wrists and hands from typing…

Exercise Physiologist working with a client

The Collaborative Model of Care, enhancing rehabilitation outcomes. Our CEO and Principal Physiotherapist, Deborah Hunter has returned from her epic travel adventures and true to form she is focused on fully implementing our ground breaking, collaborative model of care. We’ve been achieving really great results for our clients and is a really useful model of…

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How to make sure you are fully prepared for your next holiday. This month, Deb Hunter, our CEO and Principal Physiotherapist, will be taking a break from the cold of New England to go trekking. As part of planning for her trip, she has taken extensive preparations to ensure she remains injury-free during her time…

Young woman getting a remedial massage

Welcome to the June 2019 edition of Move Better for Life. In this edition we have some advice on how to manage aches and pains this winter and give you an update on what is happening in our Armidale and Tamworth practices.

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…

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In this edition  of the Move Better For Life Newsletter we want to bring your attention to a new program we are introducing,  Running Gait Analysis. We introduce our new Tamworth-based walking group led by our exercise physiologist Shane Snowden. Our Tamworth practice is already expanding and we are looking for physiotherapists for both our…

Welcome to the March edition of Move Better for Life. In this edition we look at getting fit with the grandkids, new research on osteoarthritis and running – it’s good news. We also introduce our new Tamworth Wellness Class – Gluco-cise. Our Tamworth practice is already expanding and we are looking for physiotherapists for both…

Welcome to the February edition of Move Better for Life. In this edition, we celebrate the opening of our new Tamworth clinic as we welcome on board, new staff and new clients! https://mailchi.mp/rusdenstreetphysio/move-better-for-life-february2019-2263421

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