Wellness Embodied Blog

You’re reading a blog on a physiotherapy site and therefore we can assume that you’re a pretty health literate member of the population, or perhaps even a fellow health professional. But if you think you know every area that physiotherapists work in, think again… At the Australian Physiotherapy Association’s Business and Leadership Conference in Darwin this year, speakers from health insurance companies and representatives of the physiotherapy profession pointed out that policy makers don’t actually know what physiotherapists do, much less members of the public. But one area which you probably do know about is sports physiotherapy. Sports:  Ah, the glamour.

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Self Taping workshops coming soon, offering you education in taping and lots more techniques than shown!

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I’m really loving Kinesio Tape. As a problem solving physiotherapist, working with chronic pain and other issues, I often see people with various muscle imbalances which are contributing to their problems. We all tend to do some silly things that, over time, can build up and cause pain in our bodies. Examples include- poor postures, leg crossing, too much driving/ sitting, incorrect lifting and even standing too much to one side. I’ve been using this stretchy, awesome looking tape for years for postural correction and support, but a recent Symposium with Dr. Kase, founder of the technique back in the

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As physiotherapists we work in pretty much every unit in the hospital setting- from intensive care to accident and emergency. The physiotherapist on a general medical or surgical ward is often tasked with maintaining a patient’s mobility, strength, movement and a clear chest while they are unwell. Respiratory, neurological, paediatric and other branches of physiotherapy will be discussed in later posts- most physiotherapists will have experience across many of these. Rehabilitation is generally for patients who are no longer medically unwell, but still require a transitional inpatient stay before they return home. Patients in these settings can have suffered anything

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The Connection is a documentary by health journalist Shannon Harvey, who was diagnosed with a serious autoimmune condition at the age of 24. She embarked on a journey to speak with renowned doctors, professors and others in science and medicine and on the way learnt the connection between the power of the mind and the functions of our body. The film is in line with the philosophies of Wellness Embodied – where we choose to empower our clients to lead better, self-managed, less painful lives. Featuring everyday people who’ve recovered from extraordinary conditions, as well as doctors and academics from

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