How pelvic floor safe is your exercise?

How pelvic floor safe is your exercise?

As a physiotherapist one of the best perks of our job is the ability to assess, educate and empower our patients’ about their body and how we (and most importantly YOU) can strive for the best way to move your body. We all know the great importance of exercise, not only for the physical benefits on our bones, joints, cardiovascular system, mental health etc (you get the idea, the list goes on and on!). For a lot of the patients I see in a day they know they need to get moving (and want to get moving) but are looking for types of exercises that are safe for them in their current stage of life, whether that be prenatal or 30 years after their first born child (and everywhere in between!)…. [Read more]

Introducing paediatric physiotherapy in Sale Victoria

Introducing paediatric physiotherapy in Sale Victoria

From it’s inception in 2016, our little boutique clinic has grown and taken on new chapters and services, many of which I couldn’t have imagined when we started in the little regional town of Sale. Every so often something or someone comes along, and this time we are so blessed to have Nicki Hribar on our dream team. Nicki brings her love of children and paediatric physiotherapy to Calm & Connection Physiotherapy… [Read more]

Update: Claiming Pilates on health insurance.

Update: Claiming Pilates on health insurance.

Well if you have made sense of this federal government in the past 3 years you are doing well! One thing we can help make sense of is the new reforms to health insurance declared in 2018 in regards to claiming natural therapies (such as Pilates) on your health insurance. As many of you are well aware, Physiotherapists have been teaching and utilizing Pilates based exercises for many years to assist in health and rehabilitation, and in our case, assist in maintaining pelvic floor and core stability. Then this happened…… [Read More]

3 simple steps to life changing exercise.

3 simple steps to life changing exercise.

We all know we should ‘do it’, we all want to be good at ‘doing it’, we all feel great when we do ‘do it’. So why is exercise still such a hot topic to discuss and why do we need ‘experts’ to motivate us to get going. Simply put, human nature and the thinking mind enables us to go for the easy option. Suddenly… motivation is becoming a very complex issue… [Read More]