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2019 Hawaiian Ride for Youth - Jacinta Wandel

2019 Hawaiian Ride for Youth - Jacinta Wandel

The ‘Hawaiian Ride for Youth’ charity bike event is held annually in March across 4.5 days.  (The Hawaiian group is the naming rights sponsor of this event.)  This year 180 riders have registered to ride 3000km across regional Western Australia from March 26 to 29 2019 in a bid to raise critical awareness of youth mental health issues and to raise vital funds for Youth Focus to support youth at risk of anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide. 

Pregnancy and Pilates

Pregnancy and Pilates

At (almost) 29 weeks pregnant with my second child, and with several friends experiencing their first pregnancy I’ve had a few questions about exercising when pregnant which has prompted me to reflect on the importance and value of staying fit and physically active throughout pregnancy. Regular appropriate exercise is encouraged as a safe and effective strategy for maintaining good physical and mental health, preparing for childbirth and managing some of the many changes that can occur during pregnancy.

Management of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

Management of Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

9% of the population have OA but this figure jumps to 60% once >55 years old1. However, with an ageing population and rising obesity rate this figure could increase. OA is the end result of excessive or abnormal loading of the joint surface. Previous joint injury can accelerate this process, but degenerative joint changes are a normal process for all of us.

Taping Tuesday Week Thirteen - KAIDEE'S BIRTHDAY SHIN-ANIGANS!!

Taping Tuesday Week Thirteen - KAIDEE'S BIRTHDAY SHIN-ANIGANS!!

Resident Physiotherapist and Pilates Instructor, Kaidee Arnold celebrates her 25th Birthday this Taping Tuesday so we thought what better way to celebrate than with a Shin-Dig!! Watch as she demonstrates how to tape for Shin Splints! Enjoy the Shin-anigans!

Taping Tuesday Week Nine - The Basketweave

Taping Tuesday Week Nine - The Basketweave

Week Nine of Taping Tuesday sees our first patient join us. Former Fremantle and Claremont dual Premiership Player has an ankle sprain and has a basketweave tape applied by Practice Principal and Claremont Football Club Physiotherapist Anthony McEvoy.