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What is clinical Pilates and what is it not?

Clinical Pilates is a variation on traditional Pilates that takes the knowledge and skills of physiotherapists and exercise physiologists in the human body and injury management and uses the Pilates exercises and equipment in ways that are most beneficial from an injury, exercise science and performance perspective. The real strength of the Clinical Pilates process

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Preventing Back Pain in the Workplace

Preventing Back Pain in the Workplace As a large proportion of life is spent at work, the tips below are to help you move well, stay well and assist in preventing back pain in the workplace.     Lifting Prior to any lift ask yourself if there is an easier way to do this. Could

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Why We Need Strong Buttocks to Prevent and Fix Back Pain

Why We Need Strong Buttocks to Prevent and Fix Back Pain The gluteals (buttocks muscles) are a very important muscle group; they serve many functions in the stability of the lower back and pelvis. However, nowadays we spend more time sitting on our buttocks than actually using it. In fact, according to the Australian Bureau

Instil Confidence in Athletes not Reliance on the Practitioner

Instil Confidence in Athletes not Reliance on the Practitioner One of our Exercise Physiologist’s, Kyle, recently read an article by Adam Meakin’s (Physiotherapist) called ‘All that is wrong with Sports Physios’ Adam explained that a therapist conducted endless hours of massage, joint alignment and acupuncture on an elite athlete prior to competition. This routine of

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Prehabilitation

Prehabilitation – The Importance of Pre Surgery Strength Training Prehabilitation or ‘prehab’ is not a new concept but it may be starting to gain some ground in the health industry due to recent findings. The benefits of prehab has been known and taught in universities for decades however it is still not utilised to its

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Improving the MD Health Pilates Program

Improving our Pilates program, service and your outcomes has been and will continue to be one of our major goals at MD Health Pilates.  At the moment, we have been working on these aspects of our program to be launched in the next version of our software (version 6fii). 1. Real time ultrasound imaging of the shoulder –

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The Importance of Joint Mobility

The Importance of Joint Mobility to Accompany Your Strength Training Program by Beth Chiuchiarelli Accredited Exercise Physiologist at MD Health Pilates To get the most out of your strength training or rehabilitation programs we not only need to strengthen the muscles that move and support the joint but we also need to maintain normal range

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Hamstring Injuries in Athletes

Hamstring Injuries in Athletes Jack came in last week and brought with him the ‘Nordbord’ or hamstring testing apparatus. This was specifically designed to assess athletes’ isometric hamstring strength vs their eccentric strength. The test involves kneeling on a pad with your heels through 2 straps that are connected to pressure senses that collect data

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Pelvic Floor: Part One

Don’t Forget Your Pelvic Floor! If you or someone you care for experiences bladder or bowel control problems, you’re certainly not alone. In fact, over 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel control problems. Urinary incontinence affects up to 13% men and 37% of women in Australia alone and 70% of these people do not

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Hip Pain – Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome

Hip Pain – Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome Late last year Jacinta attended a course on ‘Greater trochanteric pain syndrome’. This syndrome covers many dysfunctions and injuries around the hip. Greater trochanteric syndrome is caused by irritation of the bursa (fat pad) which is a shock absorber as well as a lubricant for the muscles around

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