Wellness Embodied Blog

I constantly monitor my values and goals for Wellness Embodied, as the practice is growing and developing all the time. Here are my tips for how I run a values-oriented physio practice! Treat you as if you’re a family member: I want my family and friends to have the best medical advice and healthcare possible, so I created a physiotherapy practice which I would like to go to. Simple Be kind to the environment: I use cloud based note keeping and accounting systems and am trying to minimise paper use by putting more and more information online. I also strive

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Physiotherapy for patients before or after orthopaedic surgery can take place in the hospital, community, gym, pool or private practice settings (usually a combination). Numerous surgeries in Australia now are actually completely unnecessary – as well as the growing number of knee arthroscopies (key-hole surgery), there is evidence that rotator cuff tears have the same outcome whether the client undergoes surgery or intensive physiotherapy. Orthopaedic surgery can take place following trauma (pinning, plating, re-setting broken bones) , where we will generally see the patient after for strengthening, stretching, balance and education on how to walk again. With elective orthopaedics (joint

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Wellness Embodied Cairns practice principal, Suzanne Rath, educates marathon runner Dwayne on posture.

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We all procrastinate. With this in mind we’re excited to present an upcoming event with Origin Endeavours’ Michelle Lawrie. Michelle is a personal trainer turned coach, whose motto is ‘SMILE. SHINE. EXCEL’. This free one-hour workshop will discuss the four key points of Why we procrastinate, Goal setting for you, Understanding the power of our thoughts and how to start thinking ‘I WILL!’ Refreshments provided. Held at 6pm Weds 14 June @ Wellness Embodied, The Rehab Village, 218 McLeod Street, Cairns. For workshop details: Michelle Lawrie – 0434 557809 E- Michelle@originendeavours.com.au For venue, event or physiotherapy enquiries: Suzanne Rath- 0488

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Treating headaches is probably one of the most rewarding aspects of my role as a physiotherapist. Many people can get away with popping a couple of over the counter pain killers and getting on with their day. But for those of us who have suffered from severe head or face pain, or eye symptoms which can include light sensitivity and blurred vision, we understand how debilitating a headache can be. One of the reasons I’ve been so successful with treating headaches is that I work using a very specific technique to assess and treat the top three bones of the

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