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Diabetes and Exercise

Exercise has many benefits for our lives including improving overall health, increasing strength, decreasing risk of chronic diseases and many more.  The benefits of exercise for those with Diabetes include potentially reducing medication and an improvement in overall well-being. What is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when there is an increase of glucose levels in the blood [...]

By | August 3rd, 2015|Exercise Physiology|0 Comments

Peninsula Power and Entire Health

Working with Peninsula Power Football Club is enjoyable and challenging for the Physio team at Entire Health.  As official physios for the team we get to work closely with players and coaches alike. Soccer and performance High level soccer requires exceptional performance from the human body. Being able to cut a quick dash with expert [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Fitness, Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Exercise and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Have you ever heard of the disease also known as Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)? Recently, an increasing number of people are presenting with this illness. Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is a disease that has been gaining prominence in the last few years. But what is it? and how does it affect the [...]

By | May 25th, 2015|Exercise Physiology, Health, Nutrition|0 Comments

Could you run a Marathon and would you want to?

  The pure mind over body experience is a big motivator for many to run a marathon. Each year sees Fun-runners graduate to Marathon runners and complete newbies strapping on their running shoes to accomplish this feat. So what do they hope to get from the experience? Marathon Motivators   Self Improvement a. Crossing the [...]

Common Rugby League Injuries – A Physio Viewpoint

Typical Injuries seen in a Redcliffe Dolphins season - Megan Kelly, Physiotherapist Working as a physiotherapist for the Redcliffe Dolphins I often get asked by patients about the most common player injuries we see in the clinic. It's a welcome question and gets me thinking about rugby league injuries, how they differ throughout the season [...]

By | January 29th, 2015|Fitness, Physiotherapy|2 Comments

The Benefits of Physiotherapy over Chiropractic Treatment

Physiotherapists and Chiropractors both undertake years of study to qualify in their professions. They both deal with injuries and trauma to the human body. Many people confuse the two, believing that the services of either are interchangeable, but they have very different goals. Physiotherapists promote the independence of the patient, providing immediate relief and working [...]

By | December 3rd, 2014|Physiotherapy|6 Comments

How does needling help?

Entire Health has Physiotherapists and Remedial Massage therapists who are specially trained in the techniques of Acupuncture and Dry Needling. But what's the benefit for you? How does needling help? All needles used at Entire health are sterilised and single-use only. Western Acupuncture Acupuncture is a form of therapy in which fine needles are inserted [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|Physiotherapy, Remedial Massage|0 Comments

Rib Subluxation and Physiotherapy

Rib Subluxation and Physiotherapy Rib subluxation can be caused by anything which stretches the rib or puts pressure on the sternum. Many activities can do this. Thoracic cage anatomy Our rib cage is made up of 12 pairs of ribs. These attach posteriorly to the thoracic spine via the costovertebral (rib to vertebrae) joints. The [...]

By | August 13th, 2014|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Physiotherapy for Back Pain

Physiotherapy for back pain as a treatment modality is not new.  Back pain is a complicated condition with many causes. A staggering 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Physios are experts in diagnosing the cause of back pain and providing treatment tailor made to your particular problem. Generally this involves [...]

By | July 7th, 2014|Physiotherapy|0 Comments