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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10
Feb

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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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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15
Jul

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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04
Jun

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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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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