Wellness Embodied Blog

At Wellness Embodied we stock a selection of rehab equipment and supplies to help make your return to a pain-free life simpler and quicker! One such item, which has been flying off the shelves, is the Posture Medic. Just $50, it can be worn over or under clothes and also doubles as an excellent tool for stretching and strengthening exercises. It comes with a comprehensive information booklet and since it’s made by Rocktape, you know it will be good quality. Call us today to find out more.

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When we look at physio treatment for pain in the head or neck, one of the things that sets us apart as physiotherapists is our skilled assessment and rehabilitation of muscle issues. Muscle imbalances can often lead to rotation or misalignment of vertebrae of the spine- if we fail to correct the muscle weaknesses, the problem will just keep recurring. Physiotherapy for head and neck pain at our clinics in Cairns often involves use of the biofeedback machine as an education, assessment and training tool. In this video, Suzanne, practice principal of Wellness Embodied Cairns, shows how the pressure biofeedback

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Tennis elbow is a tendinopathy of the outer group of tendons at the elbow. Often caused by issues around the neck and shoulder, as well as poor biomechanics, it is truly a condition which we need to ‘throw the kitchen sink at’. In this video, Suzanne assesses Jaz, a 15 year old wheelchair tennis and basketball player with tennis elbow.

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Suzanne’s expertise in foot and heel pain stems from a long history of casting for and prescribing orthotics, particularly in the Irish landscape, where physiotherapists perform many of these roles rather than podiatrists. She has a keen interest in biomechanics and the effects of the foot and leg position on other issues in the body. In this video, she shows several self-management techniques for alleviating that heel or foot pain. Want to know more? Come for an assessment in clinic.

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As featured in Oasis Magazine – Dec/Jan 2018 Most people have heard of the rotator cuff muscles. If you’re with family, in work or in a cafe, stop, look around you and think about this; you know several people with a rotator cuff tear. If you’re over a certain age, chances are it might be you. But don’t despair – here’s five other things you may not have known about the rotator cuff…

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