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]

Closing that postnatal wobbly gap.

Closing that postnatal wobbly gap.

As a Physiotherapist working with women through the lifespan I was more than aware of the incredible physical changes that occur postnatal and during pregnancy. To see and feel that loss of stability and control around your trunk and the separation (Diastisis of Rectus Abdomins Muscle/DRAM) within the abdominal muscles was still a very interesting experience, one that I can only liken to making me feel like a bowl of warm jelly… [Read more]