Managing Stress

In our busy lives and there can be many internal and external triggers that can cause us to feel anxious, rushed, and tense.  When we are stressed, our brain perceives there to be a threat to our survival somewhere in the immediate environment and a hormone called cortisol is released.  This heightens our heart rate and makes us more reactive...

Management of Acute Injuries

Acute soft tissue injuries include muscle strains, ligament sprains, bursitis and or contusions/bruising. It is important to understand that they can be different in nature and therefore management and treatment of these injuries varies, despite using the same clinical tool framework. 

Traditional advice has been RICER- Rest, Ice,...

Exercise for Persistent Pain

Chronic or persistent pain is pain that continues to occur beyond the healing time expected after trauma, illness or an injury occurs. It affects over three million Australians of which two thirds are still currently working or of working age. Persistent pain impacts severely on an individiual’s work, social and family life. The majority of...

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