Injury prevention 101

Injury Prevention 101 Want to learn what it really takes for injury prevention? In musculoskeletal physiotherapy practice we see athletes from all walks of life, all ages and all levels of athletic background. Whether it be a national level athlete, a weekend warrior or someone who has decided to shed the unwanted extra Christmas kilos

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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus What is it and how can we work with you What is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1DM) is a chronic condition that affects insulin production in the body. Insulin is used in the body to help regulate blood sugar levels. Without insulin the body cannot metabolise glucose which

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What is a neurological disorder and how are they categorised?

What is a Neurological Disorder and how are they categorised? What is a Neurological Disorder? Neurological disorders are diseases which affect the central and/or peripheral nervous system. The structures negatively impacted can include the following: brain, spinal cord, various nerves [cranial, peripheral, roots] along with the organs and tissues that are innervated by the nervous

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What is Neurology?

What is Neurology What are the roles of the nervous system and how can it impact our daily living What is Neurology? Neurology is the branch of medicine focussed on the body’s nervous system which includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves.  The nervous system is composed of various neural networks where signalling between these networks

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What is a perineal massage

What is a Perineal Massage? Perineal massage is a technique often used by the pregnant mother, or partner, to prep the pelvic floor for vaginal childbirth. It is the method of stretching and introducing pressure sensations to the perineum (birth passage usually stretched during the crowning stage of vaginal birth). The aim is to decrease

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