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Tips for a Safe and Active School Year for Your Child

The start of the new school year has arrived and as a parent you want to ensure your child has the best possible experience. One important aspect is making sure they have a safe and active lifestyle. From choosing the right backpack to promoting daily physical activity, here are some tips for a safe and…

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Posture. What do we really know?

Posture is a frequent topic of discussion for physiotherapists at Malvern Physiotherapy Clinic, clients, the media and society. A common belief is that spinal pain is caused by sitting, standing, or bending “incorrectly”. Many patients tell us, “I know I have bad posture” before we begin examining them. It is often assumed that “incorrect” posture…

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Back to School Tips

With a new school year already upon us, there are a few things you can do to help your child prepare and ensure a safe, active and healthy lifestyle. Backpack It is important your child’s backpack fits correctly so the load through their back is distributed evenly, which can prevent issues such as back pain….

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10 myths about Low Back Pain & 10 facts you should know

Have you ever had an episode of low back pain? Well, you are not alone! Low back pain (LBP) is a common condition that affects 80% of the population at some point in their lifetime. At any point in time, 30% of people are experiencing low back pain. It is also the leading cause of…

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Back Pain

Are you suffering from a sore back? If so, you are not alone. Back pain is experienced by 70-80% of adults at some point in their lives. Fortunately, most pain resolves within two weeks. Risk Factors for back pain include: Lifting heavy loads Sedentary lifestyle or occupation    Poor posture Repetitive lifting  Smoking Obesity Depression By…

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Core: What is it and why is it important?

“Core”…what does it even mean? The concept of “core” means different things to different professions. Core can refer to the abdominal muscles, pelvic floor muscles, the muscles that control the hip and pelvis, or even the back muscles? So when you are told to switch on your core, what are you really being asked to…

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Bag pain / Back pain

As thousands of students start the school year, physiotherapist Hina Chauhan discusses why heavy backpacks can be detrimental to young developing bodies. What sort of problems can school bags cause? When packed and worn correctly school bags pose no serious harm however, overloaded backpacks can cause a large range of problems ranging from neck and…

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How can Pilates help you?

Clinical Pilates is an incredibly popular form of stability and control-focused exercise. The origins of Pilates date back to World War I where one Joseph Pilates, who the exercise form is named after, was placed in an enemy camp on the Isle of Man. Here, his background in gymnastics and study of anatomy and exercise…

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