Falls Prevention

Falls at home are responsible for a majority of hospital visits by elderly people. Poor balance and posture, low vision, dizziness and several other reasons can be a major cause of falls.  There are solutions to this common problem. WorkStrong Physiotherapy can help you correct weaknesses in your body that contribute to falls and strengthen you to reduce the risk of it happening.

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Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body and runs from the lower back to the back of the thigh to the foot. Sciatica is nerve pain that is caused by this nerve being irritated, inflamed, or damaged. Sciatica can be caused by pressure on the nerve, for example, due to pregnancy or by incorrect posture that puts too much strain on the back. Although the symptoms of sciatica vary, most symptoms are often felt in the back, legs, and buttocks.

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Thirty breaths through this cheap device can lower blood pressure, fend off heart disease

It sounds like a tele-marketing scam: the five-minute workout that lowers blood pressure and improves vascular health!

Works just as well, or even better than aerobic or medication! All you need do is breathe! So easy you can watch TV while you get fit!

These are the findings of a new study that investigated High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST) — strength training for your breathing muscles – as a strategy “for helping ageing adults fend off cardiovascular disease”.

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From footballers to whiplash patients: WorkStrong Physiotherapy clinic treats them all

The WorkStrong Physiotherapy clinic, located in Melbourne, Australia is a private clinic owned by Mark Jans. The practice has been open since 2002, providing physical therapy services to a diverse audience. But how can the same equipment cater to so many different patients? This article shares that story.

After suffering years of chronic back pain, Mark Jans visited a local clinic and found the DAVID Spine Concept. Within a few weeks, he was relieved from the chronic pain and was so convinced with the results that he introduced the David technology to his own practice, WorkStrong Physiotherapy.

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