The Pilates Challenge continues…

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This is the 4th blog in the Clinical Pilates 4-week challenge. 17/8/15, by Jess Davies For my second group Clinical Pilates class, Jeremy focused on strengthening and moving my upper body. While I didn’t necessarily get to forget my butt muscles for the hour-long session, my arms and shoulders were definitely the bits receiving the […]

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Why use a Foam Roller?

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Using a foam roller in the correct way can be a really useful tool as a self-myofascial release (self-massage). It can assist with loosening tight muscles and with regular use, it can help increase your flexibility. Other benefits include: When using a foam roller to loosen tight muscles, slowly maneuver the roller gently over tender areas of your body such as […]

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Walking for a Mito Cure

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On the 16th August 2015 at 7am, team WOW (Cass, Gabby & Kelli) joined 650 other walkers in The Bloody Long Walk, 35km from Perth to Cottesloe. In doing so, they helped raise much-needed awareness and funds (over $1,100) for Mitochondria disease. ‘Mito’ is a chronic illness, robbing the body’s cells of energy. It causes […]

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Accepting the truth – I think my body hates me

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12/8/15, by Jess Davies The more time I spend with Jeremy at Wisdom Physiotherapy, the more I realise how little I have looked after my body over the past few years. I am the kind of person who doesn’t like to stop and rest – I don’t believe in colds, I never get massages and […]

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My Clinical Pilates Challenge – first pilates group class!

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10/8/15, by Jess Davies I have now officially taken the first steps into the world of pilates classes. And I survived! Having passed the first assessment at Wisdom Physiotherapy and been classified as one of those ‘extension bias’ types, I attended my first pilates group class at the studio. After my initial assessment, I continued […]

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My Clinical Pilates Challange – Initial Consult

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I have never understood pilates, although I have heard rumours that it is good for you. My opinion has always been that it is some sort of fashionable exercise that people who don’t like to get sweaty do while wearing the latest Lululemon apparel before meeting their friends for coffee.

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Promising Advances in Yoga Research for Arthritis sufferers

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Regular yoga practice can improve muscle strength and endurance, joint position sense and balance and increase mobility and flexibility. It has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety as well as promoting general well-being. Recent studies into the benefits of yoga for arthritis sufferers are showing positive correlations between properly instructed gentle yoga exercise and improvements in physical and mental health and the ability to manage pain.

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Physio keeping rowers injury-free in the air

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Good work Kellie Wilkie! Physiotherapy is helping to keep our Aussie Rowers backs in shape to perform their best at the Rio Olympics. But it’s not only elite athletes who suffer from lower back problems on/after long haul flights. If you are travelling overseas for the holidays, perhaps check in with Wisdom Physiotherapy before you […]

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Yoga: reduces stress and increases physical wellbeing

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Today is the International Day of Yoga! Incorporating Yoga into your life is a great way to help manage low-back pain, high blood pressure and depression. Research also shows the benefits of Yoga include reduced levels of stress and anxiety – improving your overall mental and physical wellbeing. If you would like to incorporate Yoga into your […]

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