Healthy Ageing

WHAT IS HEALTHY AGEING AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? We are not only living longer but we are also being asked to work longer. And as we start to compete for the shrinking health dollar, having a good, if not great, quality of life, and being able to live independently as we age is increasingly…

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Taking a holistic approach to your health

In this edition of our newsletter we look at how your treatment program can benefit from a holistic approach. We introduce our new treatment service dry needling, and have included a great video featuring former Hawks player, Xavier Ellis on how it all works. [linkarea background_color=”” hover_color=”accent1″ href=”” target=”_self” icon=”” icon_color=”accent6″ icon_size=”62″ image=””] Read our…

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What is an Occupational Therapist?

Rusden St Physio is excited to be expanding their services to include an Occupational Therapist (OT). This is something we have wanted to provide for a while as it means our patients can get a more complete allied health package. But what can an OT do for you and your families health? Rehabilitation and aged care:…

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Back to Backpacks

Most kids will have gone back to school last week, which prompts the morning news and health TV shows to once again bring up children’s health and well-being at school. In the news the last couple of weeks there has been the debate over heavy school backpacks and the number of books and clothes kids may…

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Tradies Health Month

1 in 5 serious workplace injuries involve a tradie, which makes maintaining the health and wellbeing of our tradies a high priority. Tradies have among the highest number of injuries, musculoskeletal conditions and other health and safety risks of any profession. With the retirement age being raised to 67 years, looking after your physical well-being…

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Sports Physiotherapy

WINTER IS COMING! And we know what that means, winter sports! Basketball, football, netball, soccer and hockey just to name a few. In the colder weather you are more likely to sustain an injury if you don’t take the proper precautions such as warming up before commencing your sporting activity. The most common sports injuries…

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