Category: Blog

Tips To Manage Working From Home


With uncertain times ahead, many have been given the opportunity to work from home. This dramatic change in people’s working life can have several positive and negative effects. […]

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We have always taken pride in the cleanliness of our clinic, however amid the COVID-19 pandemic we are implementing stricter hygiene protocols to keep our clients and staff safe. We are committed to continue providing a quality physiotherapy service amid these difficult times. Please bear with us as we take the following necessary precautions so […]

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Tips To Improve Your Golf Swing


Golf is dynamic, explosive and quite one sided. Unless you work as a golf pro it is unlikely your day to day exertions are helping your golf game. Swing mechanics can be altered and lessons really help but most often your body mechanics, mobility and strength will determine your scope for improvement. It has long been established how far […]

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AUS OPEN 2020: The Science Behind the Grunting


By Christine Nguyen (Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor) Have you ever wondered, why the racket? If you’ve been following the Australian Open you may have noticed the grunting, groaning and shrieking from the athletes during play. Traditionally, making noise was frowned upon, but now you’ll hear top-listed players like Sharapova, Nadal, the Williams sisters and […]

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Smoke pollution: Is it safe to exercise outside?


By Christine Nguyen (Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor)   Amid the devastating bushfires around Australia, smoke pollution has blanketed the city and surrounding areas. The NSW Public Health Unit and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have released a guideline regarding the safety of exercising outdoors in relation to the Air Quality Index (AQI). Each […]

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Running After Pregnancy – What are the guidelines?


By Laura Ham (Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor) We get asked this question frequently – when can I return to running after giving birth? The UK Post-Natal Running Guidelines were published in March 2019 and state that: > Running should not be attempted less than 3 months post-delivery, regardless of whether the delivery was via vaginal […]

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What is Fascia?

By Christine Nguyen, Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor We’ve all heard of muscles, ligaments, and tendons, but what is fascia? Fascia is a connective tissue that is widespread throughout our entire bodies. It’s made primarily of collagen and is wrapped around every muscle, bone, nerve, and organ. Its role is to support muscle shape and […]

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How To Avoid Neck Pain While Studying

By Christine Nguyen (Physiotherapist and Clinical Pilates Instructor)   With the end of semester upon us, students are finding themselves head down, buried in assignments and exam preparation. Study related neck pain is one of the most common complaints we see at QV Physiotherapy. Do you ever experience pain and/or tightness around your neck and […]

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