Wellness Embodied Blog

Our fortnightly Facebook Wellness Embodied live videos are back! We are going live on Facebook every fortnight on Thursdays at 1:00pm (Cairns time) Tune in on Facebook to watch us live! In this week of our Facebook Live we have our Cairns paediatric Physiotherapist Maigi talking about motor skills and the test we are using in our clinic to assess fine and gross motor skills of 4-21 year olds. For further information about our Cairns paediatric physio services or our Bot2 testing with report provided, please call our clinic on 42319777 or visit our information page on our website.  

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Our fortnightly Facebook Wellness Embodied live videos are back! We are going live on Facebook every fortnight on Thursdays at 1:00pm (Cairns time) Tune in on Facebook to watch us live! Have you set your goals for the new year? Join our physio Alyza as she walks you through how to set a SMART goal, the importance of setting long and short-term goals, and how to make sure you stay on track!  

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Our fortnightly Facebook Wellness Embodied live videos are back! We are going live on Facebook every fortnight on Thursdays at 1:00pm (Cairns time) Tune in on Facebook to watch us live.   In this week of our Facebook lives, our physio Clara will be explaining common causes and symptoms of vestibular dysfunction in kids and what the treatment options are. If you would like more information about our Cairns paediatric vestibular rehab, please visit our blog page or call our friendly clinic staff on 4231 9777 for more info or to book in with us.

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What is Stroke? Stroke is one of the most common causes of death in Australia and worldwide. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2018, there was an estimated 387,000 people in Australia had had a stroke at some time in their lives. There are two types of stroke: ischemic or haemorrhagic stroke. While ischaemic stroke is caused by a blockage of a blood vessel, haemorrhagic stroke is caused by bleeding inside the brain from the result of a broken blood vessel.   Both types of stroke cause damages to the brain. Depending on the area that is damaged and

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It is well known that a dysfunction of the vestibular system can cause symptoms such as vertigo, dizziness and imbalance. New research shows that kids with a vestibular dysfunction can also present learning difficulties and delayed fine and gross motor skills . At Wellness Embodied we have developed a comprehensive rehab program to improve your child’s quality of life. Common symptoms are: spinning nausea vomiting headaches imbalance falls learning difficulties, motion sickness delayed motor skills. Causes- Prevalence: Sensorineural hearing loss: 80% Cochlear implant: 51% Congenital CMV 92% Ototoxicity- Chemo: 61% Prematurity: 10% TBI: 30-80% Chronic otitis media with effusion: 71%

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