Entries by sallie

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 […]

Pilates and health reform -all you need to know.

You may be aware that the Department of Health’s private health insurance reforms for natural therapies will take effect from 1 April 2019. This means private health insurance rebates will no longer be available for a number of natural therapies. Physiotherapists will be the only practitioners who will be eligible to deliver exercises drawn from Pilates […]

Pre-Season Tune up – Why Remedial Massage?- We welcome Jian, our new Myotherapist to the team

Returning from summer holidays and back into our everyday activity levels can feel somewhat unnerving after time spent relaxing by the pool or on that well-deserved tropical holiday. Pre-season training aims at slowly building up fitness levels through match practice with a focus on ensuring athletes are in the right shape to avoid injury throughout […]

New Bone Health classes at Clifton Hill Pilates and Rehab

Busting the myth of Osteoporosis – Physiotherapy can help more than you think. Osteoporosis – what does it mean? Osteoporosis is a condition that affects bone density, due to a depletion of minerals like Calcium. This results in the bones in your body being more brittle and more prone to fractures, even with minor bumps […]


Clare qualified as a physiotherapist in 2000 from the University of the West of England. Since then Clare has worked in the UK, New Zealand and Australia in hospital and private settings. Clare has also completed a Certificate IV in fitness and clinical pilates and recently decided to return to studies and has just completed her […]

Congratulations Fitzroy Football Club-Premiers 2018

Congratulations to Fitzroy Football Club on another successful season, and especially to the Men’s Senior and Reserve teams who both impressively took out VAFA Premier C Premierships on Saturday at Trevor Barker Oval!!! Both teams have enjoyed spectacular seasons. In the senior game, Fitzroy were far too strong for Old Geelong and after 8 goals […]

ACL injuries- Jane Higgs Physiotherapist

ACL injuries are on the rise, and it is well known how devastating these injuries can be. Unfortunately I can personally attest to this after sustaining my own ACL injury in December last year. What’s the big deal? ACL – anterior cruciate ligament- is a major stabilising ligament of the knee- it controls the forward […]