Physiotherapy

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“Small dose “exercise guards against depression

Recent research published in the American Journal of Psychiatry (Oct 3, 2017) shows that exercise is medicine for depression even when the “pill” is small.   Most of the protective effect of exercise is achieved with relatively low levels of exercise. One hour a week is sufficient to help depression.   At Balance Physio we

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Low Back Pain

Low back pain is old news, but that doesn’t make it any less relevant. In fact, low back pain is more relevant now that it has ever been with approximately 8 out of 10 people experiencing back pain at some time throughout their lives. In most instances, the cause is not too serious and, with

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Todays Forecast – Aches and Pains

Brrr it’s freezing outside this week. Seems like the best place to be is under the doona. When we do get out and about though all of the aches and pains seem to be a bit worse in this weather. This morning I was looking out our front window at someone waiting for a bus

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Standing on 1 Leg

Standing on one leg is quite tricky…. Recent research has shown that people who can’t stand on one leg for more than 20 seconds may also have a greater risk of stroke or dementia. I routinely check to see whether my clients are able to balance on one leg for a number of reasons. Sometimes

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Bike Rider Physiotherapy

Tour Down Under will be hitting Norwood in a few weeks. On 22nd January The Parade will be locked down and filled with riders and spectator crowds. With this event coming up I started to think about the riders that I treat in the clinic and what their most common complaints or goals are. So

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Finding Balance

Finally I have some time to begin. Welcome to my Balance Physio Blog. I guess I really started thinking about this business nearly 2 years ago. I wanted to make a difference in my life, touch other people’s lives and feel that I contributed positively to my community and the people in it. So… this

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