Wellness Embodied Blog

Lisa came into the clinic 15 months post-partum with a new incidence of thoracic pain concentrated on the left side of her spine. Being the mum of a 15 month old toddler, and having recently returned to work, Lisa was constantly on the go and performing a lot of manual handling tasks. During questioning, we were unable to pinpoint any specific trauma or incident that caused Lisa’s pain, it just seemed to appear suddenly and randomly! However, further questioning into the way Lisa performs her manual handling tasks showed that she was constantly carrying her child on one side, lifting

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We’re excited to announce the commencement of Telehealth/ Remote Physiotherapy Consults for our existing and new clients who are unable to make a physiotherapy appointment in Cairns. For more information, please read on or visit our Cairns physiotherapy video consults page. At Wellness Embodied, we are a team of passionate physiotherapists who pride ourselves in thinking outside the box and getting to the root cause of acute and chronic pain and dysfunction. We see clients throughout the life cycle. Our specialist areas of interest and expertise include: Post Concussion Syndrome, Vestibular Rehab (vertigo/ Motion sickness/ Vestibular hypofunction), Neck Pain/whiplash, Headaches/

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Are you suffering from back pain and struggling to manage it? Do you find that your back pain is stopping you from living your best life? Would you like to learn more about how you can improve your lifestyle over a few short sessions? Then get in contact with one of the team from Wellness Embodied Cairns to secure your spot in our eight week Better Back Program designed to support you through the rehabilitation of lower back pain, and provide you with the strategies you need to manage at home whilst living an active and healthy lifestyle. The eight

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Trigger point balls, foam rollers, spiky balls and more self management equipment available at Wellness Embodied Cairns, 53 Sheridan Street. Visit us today to see how a physiotherapy assessment, rehab session with Clinical Pilates, Craniosacral/ Somatoemotional release treatment or Remedial Massage can help you!

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The psoas is a key player in almost everything! A muscle that crosses three zones (lumbar spine, pelvis, hip) it is therefore crucial to stability. The primary role of the psoas is lumbar spine stabilisation and hip flexion, but very often it can become tight and weak… why? SITTING. When sitting, the psoas is in a chronically shortened position, and then when we stand, the shortened psoas alters the alignment of the spine and hips. The quadratus lumborum (QL) works overtime to try and balance the equation by trying to achieve a neutral spine. The result.. Loss of range of

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