Osteopathy vs Physiotherapy: What is the Difference?

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If you’re feeling discomfort or pain in a given area, or have sustained a particular injury whilst playing sport or at work, you might be weighing up who it is best to see for treatment. Without understanding the difference between osteopathy vs physiotherapy, you won’t know which professional is most appropriate to visit for your […]

5 Reasons to Try a Physio Sports Massage

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Athletes and active individuals constantly push their bodies to the limit, whether training for a marathon or simply hitting the gym a few times a week. With all this physical activity, taking care of your body is essential to ensure optimal performance and prevent injuries.  One way to do this is by investing in a […]

Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain: 5 Exercises for Pain Relief

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Our lower back frequently activates to support us through most compound movements, so when we experience pain and discomfort in this area, it can create a daily challenge. Unfortunately, lower back pain is a very common issue that can affect anyone, stemming from poor posture, awkward sleeping positions, pregnancy, overly strenuous activity and other stressors.  […]

When To Utilise Sports Therapy Massage As An Athlete

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Athletes consistently push their bodies to their limits to achieve new feats of physical performance. Naturally, this places incredible strain on their muscles, bones and tendons, which, if not treated accordingly, can actually result in negative repercussions, such as severe injuries and musculoskeletal conditions.  In this article, our team at BodyMotion Physiotherapy explore sports remedial […]

Physiotherapy Exercises for Lower Back Pain: 8 Do’s and Don’ts

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Most people will likely experience some extent of lower back pain—especially with age. In 2017, around 7.5% of the global population was estimated to suffer from lower back pain. Furthermore, it’s also been identified as the leading cause of disability worldwide. Needless to say, it’s a prevalent problem for many. (1) Lower back physiotherapy exercises […]

Physiotherapy During Pregnancy: How it Helps Ease the Process

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Pregnancy is an incomparable time in every mother’s life, where everything you do and consume directly impacts your baby in some way or another. As a result, there is a range of appointments/treatments required to ensure everything is progressing well throughout the journey, where you will learn that looking after yourself, as well as the […]

7 Steps To Correcting Your Posture The Right Way

Many of us have childhood memories of our parents demanding us to “Stand up straight!”. Little did we know that, as we grew into adulthood, how vitally important those words of wisdom would become. These days, posture is more important than ever before, especially as we lead more sedentary lives than our ancestors. Those all-familiar […]

What is musculoskeletal pain? Understanding the signs and symptoms

Generally affecting the bones and surrounding muscle groups (including ligaments, tendons and nerves) this condition causes acute discomfort to the area. This happens rapidly, and can often be long-lasting if left untreated. In some cases, the pain can also spread far and wide across the body, but can also be completely isolated to one specific […]

Physiotherapy or Myotherapy – which should I choose?

A common question that we are asked on a regular basis is:  Do I need a Physiotherapy treatment or a Myotherapy/Massage session? So, we’ll try to answer this as simply as possible below: Generally speaking, you would see a Physiotherapist if you had an acute or chronic musculoskeletal injury, or pain. They are also able […]

How Often Should You go to the Physio?

Finding yourself hobbling around, holding your back and grunting about your neck pain? We feel you. And it’s only natural to experience tensions and discomfort at some point in time. But just like your vehicle and the appliances you utilise in your everyday lifestyle, your body also needs a bit of maintenance from time to […]

Understanding physiotherapy: What it can do for you

Visiting a physiotherapy clinic usually comes as a result of a few different things. You might be experiencing ongoing muscular discomfort, or perhaps you’ve just suffered an extensive injury. No matter what your intentions are, professionals in this field specialise in all sorts of therapies and treatment options to help counter pain. But what exactly […]

Use it – don’t lose it!

Fun Fact: Did you know that for the majority of private health funds, extras benefits are renewed each year on 1 January, which is fantastic news for those of us who have used them all up! However, if you or your family members have not yet claimed your extras for Physiotherapy, Remedial Massage or Myotherapy, […]