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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

Eccentric Based Strengthening

Eccentric Based Strengthening – proven to increase flexibility and reduce lower limb injury according to recent studies! Stretching may be a thing  of the past according to a recent review  that looks at the effects of eccentric  (lengthening the muscle under load) training for increased strength,  flexibility and overall reduced risk of lower limb injuries.

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Work Out Tip – How Many Sets/Reps Should I Complete

Work Out Tip – How Many Sets/Reps Should I Complete The number of sets and reps that you do for each exercise is highly dependent on what you are wanting to achieve out of your training program. Someone who plays a high intensity, power based team sport such as netball or basketball would ideally want

Core Stability – How It Will Be Even Better In The Future

Core Stability – How It Will Be Even Better In The Future Following Nicholas’ rehabilitation after his disc prolapse, we have been working hard to determine the best way to incorporate some of the additional core stability training, in particular, Multifidus training, as part of everyone’s Pilates program over the next few months. So why

Common Exercise Mistakes: Lunges

Common Exercise Mistakes: Lunges The lunge is a great multi- joint exercise for strengthening muscles that support your hips, knees and ankles. Compared to the squat, which is an up and down motion on two legs, lunges requires you to be in a split stance with one leg in front of the other which requires

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Exercise Myth Busted

Exercise Myth Busted “You Shouldn’t Exercise While Pregnant” Many women are afraid of exercising whilst pregnant, however it is highly dependent on what type of exercises you choose to do. For example it is very important to maintain the strength and stability of your joints especially your pelvis. During pregnancy the ligaments that support your

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