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Dry Needling? Sounds like some kind of magic to me..

Physiotherapists like us aren’t just playing around with needles for the fun of it. It turns out, there’s actually a little bit of science to this “magical” treatment we commonly use! Dry needling can be applied in multiple different ways, the two most common techniques are known as “Trigger Point Dry Needling” and “Superficial Dry […]

To Pointe or not to Pointe…?

To pointe or not to pointe…? That is the dancer’s question. Working en pointe is a challenging art. Not only does it take significant foot and ankle strength and control but the whole body needs to be finely tuned to balance on a small block of wood. Starting to work en pointe work can be […]

Yoga vs Pilates

Yoga and Pilates is pretty much everywhere these days! At PhysioHealth we get many questions about what the differences are. Both yoga and Pilates are wonderful for your body and involve putting your bodies through a range of strength building motions. They both require balance and focus, to be specific in improving core strength and […]

Fancy a Cuppa??

Most of you know we offer Remedial Massage at PhysioHealth Corrimal. But did you know, our Physiotherapists and Remedial Massage Therapists are also qualified in ‘cupping ‘therapy? What is Cupping you ask? Cupping Therapy  is a form of alternative medicine in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction. This therapy mobilises blood flow to promote […]

Snap, Crackle and Pop!

Our bodies are made to move and have been beautifully designed to do so. Have you ever moved in a certain way and heard your joints talk back- ‘snap, ‘crackle’ or ‘pop’? It’s a common question our Physiotherapists and Exercise Physiologists hear daily. What’s happening when my joints pop? For some this can be a satisfying […]

Headaches. Such a pain in the…

Yes, that’s right. It could be your neck that is the cause of your headache. Most of us will suffer from headaches at some point in our lives (even if it is the dreaded “ice headache” from sucking on that Slurpee a little too quickly)… but did you know that headaches are often caused by […]

Let’s talk about walking everyone!

Old fashioned walking.. We thought we’d give you some interesting facts you might not know about the benefits of having a bit of a stroll once a day. Did you know walking boosts endorphins (our happy hormones)? Yep that’s right! But what does that mean…?  It means when these little guys are released we feel […]

The Right Pilates AGE..

“I’m too old to do Pilates”. NO WAY! No one’s too old for anything (except for Kylie’s unsuccessful attempt at street skating). As we get older we need to keep mobile, active, healthy and happy. What exercise hits all these nails on the head….? Pilates! Pilates is a great form of exercise to help anyone […]

Do you think Pilates is NOT for you?

We may get about each day either with muscle tension, or little niggles, or even bigger niggles – often we keep going and accept the condition. Part of the problem is that we don’t always move in the most efficient way possible. This can cause soreness, tightness and postural imbalances that will deteriorate if left […]

Wanna RUN like you stole something?!

First, let’s  just “run “ through a few things…. In January each year, there are plenty of reasons we would like to run more. Maybe it’s to: Complete a fun run Improve your 5km PB Lose weight Escape reality Finally finish a half or full marathon, or Beat Geoff Smith in the Saturday Sandon Point […]