Posts in the ‘Physio Therapy’ Category

Getting Children Active: Healthy Movement at New Farm Physio

How To Get Your Children to Be Active   Children should be active at least 60 minutes per day, and should not be inactive for long periods of time. Children need to be encouraged to develop the three facets of fitness: flexibility, endurance and strength. Physical activity helps bring a strong sense of self

The Mouth To Gut Connection Naturopathy Advice Brisbane CBD

Microbiome To Microbiome The Mouth To Gut Connection  Patrick Thompson‘s Naturopathy clinic at New Farm Physiotherapy can assist you in improving your health and well being.  His experience in handling gut problems, improving diet and supplementing nutrition has been a valuable service for the New Farm community over many years.   Natural medicine practitioners have

Five Ways to Stay Fit for Busy Career Mums New

Five Ways to Stay Fit for Busy Career Mums How do I find ways to stay fit and healthy? You may find that your fitness levels slide, and you end up with small niggling pains, especially around this time of year, with end of year pressures mounting. As women we are often expected to soldier

Management of Sports Injuries New Farm Physio CBD Brisbane

Three Benefits of Sports Management by Your Physiotherapist   You may not consider yourself an elite athlete, but you do regularly engage in a running program, and you may participate in events such as the annual fun run calendar in Brisbane. Maybe as part of your fitness program you do Yoga and Pilates, or have

Getting Back your PreBaby Body

Getting Back Your Pre-Baby Body Did you know that pregnancy can cause your abdominal muscles to separate? In some circumstances you can attempt to prevent this from occurring, but women who have had large babies and or caesarean sections are at a particular disadvantage in trying to repair their bodies post pregnancy. A lot of

Holiday Soon – Are You Fit Enough? New Farm Physio and Massage

Holiday Soon – Are You Fit Enough?   So you’ve thought about what you are going to pack, and you’ve got your plane tickets booked, and all your pre-holiday shopping has been done. You’ve got your travel itinerary, and you have thought about all the activities on your destination. There is so much to think

New Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of Knee OA

Government Guidelines for the Treatment of Knee OA (Osteoarthritis of the knee) Clinical guidelines from the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care have recently become available to practitioners.  They relate to the treatment of Osteoarthritis of the knee and how this chronic and difficult to treat condition should be correctly managed. The

Osteoarthritis: Physio and Naturopathy Brisbane CBD

Osteoarthritis What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common forms of arthritis seen in the clinic of a Physio or Naturopath. It is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments and muscles.  Cartilage is a firm cushion that covers the ends of the two bones, absorbing shock and enabling the

Recreational Running – Topics to Consider New Farm Brisbane33585481

Recreational Runners: Interesting facts regarding performance and injury. Running as a way to gain fitness, reduce weight and build leg strength is one of the most effective choices available. Frequently I hear that people are put off from venturing into the sport by myths that it will “wreck your knees”, “that it is too hard”

Flu Buster Tea Naturopathic Remedy New Farm 33585481

Flu Buster Tea This is an old herbal flu buster tea. It is designed to increase your core temperature, increase perspiration and help your immune system fight off the flu. It also has some anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Aniseed has been added to help settle upset tummies. Fennel or dill seeds could be substituted instead