Entries by sallie

A WARM WELCOME TO CLARE WILLIAMSON

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 […]

MAT PILATES AT CLIFTON HILL PILATES AND REHAB

Mat pilates is a great opportunity to get a full body work out! It is suitable for all levels, and challenges the individual to work within their own body. The class draws on key pilates principles of breathing, centering, alignment, and core control to improve posture, balance, strength, flexibility and coordination which will have you […]

We have been teaching about Endometriosis and Physiotherapy, Gastroenterology Conditions, Sexual pain and Pain education !

Our staff have been busy sharing their knowledge and expertise with Doctors and other Physios. Issy has been busy presenting on two different topics this month! Issy was asked to present to a support group of women who suffer with Endometriosis at the Epworth Hospital in East Melbourne. Issy presented on how physiotherapy can help women with […]

The use of breath with exercise and Pilates- Cathy Derham

Cath is a very experienced Sports (titled) Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor and recently ran a workshop for us on the use of breath in exercise and pilates… Effective breathing while exercising and doing Pilates helps to improve oxygenation to the body, enhance relaxation and engage the mind. Breath is often used to assist with facilitating […]

Athletes: the importance of switching on the pelvic floor- Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab

CFA Bridge magazine  spoke to former Australian Netball Captain, Sharelle McMahon about incontinence amongst netballers and how she learned how to engage her pelvic floor. An award-winning research reveals that 30 percent of women netballers experience urinary incontinence while playing Australian women’s most popular team sport. Nearly half of the women that had had babies […]

YOUR BABY’S DEVELOPMENT

Not all babies develop at the same rate, and sometimes they will not develop in the same way, or the way some would consider standard. There are a number of factors that may impact on a baby’s development, including significant illness, prematurity, difficulty with or a lack of tummy time practice, and a child’s motivation […]

PhysioFIRST study and Powertrak training at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy/Clifton Hill Pilates & Rehab

On Friday some of our Physios met with Dr. Joanne Kemp, researcher from La Trobe University, for some additional training related to the PhysioFIRST research project that is running at Clifton Hill Physiotherapy. The study compares the effects of two different Physiotherapy protocols for patients with femoro-acetabular impingement (i.e. hip pain) and recruitment is open […]