Low Back Pain Facts

Back pain remains one of the largest sources of pain, dysfunction and overall burden on health care system in the world. We know that 80% of the general population will experience some form of debilitating back pain during their lives. It is understood that some of our long held beliefs as a society around back…

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Re-injury rates following ACLR remain high!

Re-injury rates following ACLR remain alarmingly high. This cohort study (Faltstrom et al, 2021) adds to the abundance of evidence that those who undergo ACLR and return to sport continue to be at a far greater risk of future knee injury.   68% of the female football players that had an ACLR reported a further…

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The Extra Mile!

Chris is going The Extra Mile throughout the month of May. He’ll be riding to brighten the lives of kids living with cerebral palsy. Please help him to help them, by making a donation to his page today. https://www.theextramile.org.au/s/516/513/e The money raised will go towards, programs, services and research so kids living with cerebral palsy…

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Tendinopathy Truths

Tendinopathy- refers to a breakdown of collagen within a tendon tissue and a failed healing response. The term tendinopathy is a generic descriptor of the clinical conditions ( both pain and pathological characteristics) associated with overuse in and around tendons.     1.Rest is not the answer! Whilst relative rest (avoidance of aggravating factors), modification…

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Why Movement Rx?

What does Movement Rx mean? What is the Movement Rx difference? Listen to how Chris and Damian started came to form Movement Rx and their vision for the future of physiotherapy in Australia!

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Blood Flow Restriction Q+A

Damian recently sat down with Vald Health to discuss how we implement Blood flow restriction training into our clinical practice. Integrating Blood Flow Restriction training into post-surgical rehab programs

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Clinical Snapshot

Take a peak behind the curtain and see what happens during a standard physiotherapy appointment. At Movement Rx we combine expert clinicians, state of the art equipment and a goal orientated treatment approach to ensure you achieve the results you are after!  

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AirBands- The future of BFR training is here!

Blood flow restriction training (BFR) involves reducing blood flow to the exercising muscles through the application of specially designed cuffs.  The cuffs are inflated to the point where blood flow is impaired partially in the limbs, subsequent blood pooling in the limb, leads to increase in metabolic waste build up, leading to a cascade of…

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Muscle Injuries

Many of you would be familiar with figure 1 below, that is the classical way that a muscle injury has been described during injury reports on the local sports coverage. ‘What grade is it?’ is a common question you will hear when you tell someone they have a muscle injury (tear). This classification system, can…

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Stress and Muscle Recovery Post Exercise

We all know the adverse impact that stress can have on our mood, quality of life and markers of health like blood pressure and cortisol levels. Did you also know there is a well researched link between higher levels of stress and slower recovery following bouts of strenuous exercise!   The graph above (Stults-Kolehamainen et al,…

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