Wellness Embodied Blog

Suzanne was recently lucky enough to attend an informative evening for Allied Health Professionals in Cairns, run by the Queensland Disability Network (QDN). The QDN have put together some helpful information and checklists to make the NDIS easier to understand and ensure you can get the funding and support which best suits your condition. We’ve posted links to some of these below. Wellness Embodied treats clients who are Self Managed or Plan Managed under NDIS and have funding for physiotherapy under Therapeutic Supports. Our clients love our individualised, whole person approach to assessment and treatment, our accessible environment and friendly

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The vestibular system is a part of the inner ear. This apparatus provides a major contribution to balance, spatial awareness and coordination abilities in humans. Many people don’t know that vestibular rehabilitation is a specialised area of physiotherapy. Clara is delighted to present our new, hour long comprehensive Vestibular Rehab assessment program in our Cairns city physiotherapy practice. As with all physio packages, health fund rebates are available on the spot. Who is this program for? Patients suffering from : -Vertigo ( IE: Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo or BPPV: what is it and how we can treat it ?) –Age

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Multiple Sclerosis is a complex disease which affects the nervous system- our system which is responsible for stimulating everything from muscle function, to our reflex reactions to pain, cold etc. As MS can affect different areas of the brain, spinal cord or nerves, sufferers can present with a wide range of symptoms. Typical signs and symptoms are: pain, muscle weakness and spasticity, dizziness, fatigue, memory deficits and more. At Wellness Embodied our physios have over 15 years of combined experience with treating MS sufferers and we have seen great outcomes. Recently, we had a client who constantly felt fatigued. He

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Damage to the nervous system occurs for a number of reasons. Trauma to the brain before or during birth can produce a series of changes in a baby which are grouped under the blanket term of Cerebral Palsy. All age groups can suffer from spinal cord or head injuries due to accidents. Older adults often fall victim to debilitating neurological diseases, such as Parkinson’s disease, or can suffer from CVAs (Cerebrovascular accidents, commonly known as a stroke). Because the nervous system is responsible for regulation of everything in the body, the effects of damage to it are variable – they

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