11
May

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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09
Dec

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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05
Nov

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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19
Oct

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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27
Apr

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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07
Apr

Prehabilitation during Covid-19

  Covid-19 has had a dramatic impact on the day to day lives of the people of the Moreton Bay region and the world. With the postponement of non-urgent surgeries indefinitely. This has left many people with musculoskeletal ailments waiting for life altering surgery and an unknown timeframe. Total Hip Arthroplasty Total Knee Arthroplasty Total…

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11
Mar

Managing persistent pain

3.24 million Australians were living with chronic pain in 2018. 53.8% are women (1.74 million) and 46.2% are men (1.50 million). 68.3% (2.21 million) are of working age. For the majority (56%) of Australians living with chronic pain, their pain restricts what activities they can undertake (Painaustralia 2019). www.tamethebeast.org is a website from world renowned…

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12
Feb

Recovery

Recovery is a buzz word in the health and fitness industry, something that was barely talked about 10-15 years ago. But what does it mean? A quick google search and you will see the following definition from the dictionary. Definition: A return to a normal state of health, mind or strength. Recovery in the context of…

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30
Jan

The worrying rise of ACL injuries in Australia

The Rise of ACL Injuries In Australia  There has been a dramatic increase in primary ACL reconstruction surgery in Australia in the 25 and under age range. Zbrojkiewicz et al. (2018) reported a 74% increase in the total number of ACL reconstructions in this population between the years 2000-2015. Equally concerning is the rise in revision…

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28
Jan

Blood Flow Restriction Training

Research has consistently demonstrated training for muscular fatigue and using high/heavy loads results in optimal muscle strength gains.  Unfortunately, it is not always possible to train to absolute fatigue and/or with high loads.  Particularly when in pain or recovering from injury or surgery.   Blood flow restriction training involves reducing blood flow to the exercising…

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