Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is the most common neurological condition in Australia with 1 in 340 Australians living with the disease, and Queensland is considered a hotspot for the condition.  Nearly  1/4  of all Australians living with Parkinson’s disease live in Queensland.  The reasons for the increases in numbers, or the higher prevalence in Queensland, are …

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Shouldering on

Shoulder pathology and shoulder exercises for Pilates and movement studios The shoulder complex is  tricky because its inherent range of motion can compromise joint stability, so often we have to “shoulder on” despite the pain. It is of little surprise that shoulder pain is the third most common cause of consultations for musculoskeletal pain in …

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Private concerns

With our homes filled with real and virtual people, many of us have struggled with finding a private space. It can be a confronting experience realising that the space between our private and public spaces have merged, leaving us just a little overwhelmed. At the same time, we have participated in the sharing of our …

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Plantar Fascitiis

Those who suffer from plantar fasciitis well know that familiar, sharp pain in the heel and bottom of the foot. Taking those tentative first steps when you get out of bed each day can be a less than pleasant experience! Pain is also frequently brought on by bending the foot and toes up towards the shin, making walking painful …

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Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis and spondylolysis are terms that strike fear into the hearts of many, even if it’s only how to pronounce the words or to spell them. However, the conditions are common and manageable if the person seeks treatment and complies with their exercise program. My own mother at the age of 77 started complaining of intense pain in her …

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Hindsight is 2020

Hindsight is 2020! We often wish we had foresight, but for many of us a functioning visual system would do. But often our vision is not as it should be thanks to age, ill health or too much screen time. Poor visual processing can have consequences in neck pain and strain, falls and accidents. In …

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