Do I need a gait analysis?

Do I need a gait analysis?  What is gait?  Gait is a bit of a fancy (technical) term for the way a person walks. Changes in gait can occur for many different reasons from injuries, to restrictions in flexibility or strength or neurological dominance/ preference (think being left or right…

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How do orthotics work?

Orthotics are devices that are discreetly fitted to the inside of shoes to influence the way your body moves (biomechanics).  Why are biomechanics important for pain?  The short answer is:  An assessment and deliberate improvement in a person’s biomechanics can reduce pain.  The long answer is:  There is not always…

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Self-talk, what is it and why does it matter?

Self-talk, what is it and why does it matter? What is self-talk? It’s easy to sit back and listen to someone talk right? If you said yes, I’d challenge you to think again. You might find that listening to others is or isn’t that easy. You might also acknowledge that…

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Is leaking affecting your life?

I1 in 4 Australians over the age of 15 live with incontinence – and it’s not just the oldies or the mums! 30% of men who visit their GP struggle with pelvic floor, bladder or bowel dysfunction; as do 65% of women. Incontinence can also affect sexual function. What is…

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