Entries by sallie

Your feet and diabetes

The Australian Bureau of Statistics stated in 2018, that 5% of Australians have type 2 Diabetes mellitus. That is equal to one million Australians. Diabetes in fact, is the fastest growing disease in Australia. Currently two hundred and eighty Australians are diagnosed every day. How does this relate to Podiatry, you may well ask? Type […]

BOOK CLUB WITH A DIFFERENCE

In an endeavour to mix up our education and share knowledge, this morning our enthusiastic Team Pelvis met up over breakfast for Book Club. Each of us presented on a different book A Headache in the Pelvis (Issy) Ending Female Pain (Adriane) Mindfulness (Rosie and special guest the beautiful Emilia) The Gut (Kiera) The Body […]

GLA:D (Good Life with Arthritis from Denmark) Program at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy

An exercise and education program for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA) symptoms.   The GLA:D program is an exercise and education program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. Results from the GLA:D program in Denmark have shown: Symptom progression reduction of 32% Less pain Reduced use […]

Masterchef 2019 has kicked off to a delicious start!

Continuing with the successful format from last year, our in-house Masterchef comp has a “lucky dip” for the budding chef to pick the feature ingredient. Each dish is judged on taste, presentation, and how well they showcased the feature ingredient. For an additional twist this year, some new ingredients have been added to spice things […]

Persistent buttock pain- its probably not sciatica.

A PAIN IN THE BUTT The most common cause of persisting deep buttock pain or lateral (on the outside) hip pain is not sciatica, but caused by tendinopathy of the gluteal tendons: usually Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Minimus tendons. It’s also often misdiagnosed as bursitis, and treated (ineffectively) with cortisone or other injections. This very […]

SLEEP FOR GOOD HEALTH-Rosie Purdue

Are you getting enough sleep? More and more research is coming out about the importance of sleep, yet almost a third of us get less than 7 hours quality sleep each night. Sleep takes place in three stages and deep sleep actually allows your brain to clean itself. Put scientifically, during deep sleep, the spaces […]

Women in Sport – A Growing Force!

Sport Australia recently released the latest AusPlay data which details sports participation across the nation. Netball has retained its position as the leading team sport for women and girls in Australia, with over 1 million actively participating in netball and choosing netball as the sport they most closely identify with. It is fantastic to read […]

DRAM (Abdominal seperation) – an update from Ali Harding

Abdominal Separation: What is it? Can we prevent it? And what to do about it!   Ali recently headed to Sydney to update her skills and knowledge on DRAM management and the function  of the abdominal wall. Abdominal separation or DRAM (Diastasis Rectus Abdominal Muscle separation), happens commonly during pregnancy, and, to a degree is […]