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22 March 2021

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Activity Pacing

Activity Pacing

by Sara Briscoe-Hough
Activity pacing People who live with persistent pain often report how is affects everyday activity, including doing the things that really matter to them. People may manage this in a few different ways. An example some people may get into a cycle of "boom busting". This is where a person may be "over-active" on the better day (boom) only to experience a set-back for the hours or days that follow (bust). In time, some will notice that they become less active and per...

1 December 2020

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Tackling Pain and Injury with Hydrotherapy

Tackling Pain and Injury with Hydrotherapy

by Zoltan Marosszeky
It's essential to stay active year-round, but the increase in temperature brings with it the risk of heat exhaustion, fatigue, muscle cramping, heat stroke, and even heat collapse. It's important to drink plenty of water, avoid the hottest part of the day, and to know your limits and listen to your body.  As the weather warms up, it becomes harder to engage in physical activities like walking, jogging, or hiking as it's just too hot!  Are you planning on spending y...

1 December 2020

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Getting Your Kids Back into Exercise

Getting Your Kids Back into Exercise

by Elizabeth Hughes
The challenges brought along by 2020 completely transformed the lives and routines of our children. Group sports and school activities changed or completely stopped, and we all spent a lot more time at home.  Having a good relationship with exercise and doing enough physical activity is essential for our kids' physical and mental wellbeing. With this in mind, it's time to get your kids back into exercise and those good routines.  How much exercise do kids really need...

12 November 2020

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Meet Exercise Physiologist Sara Briscoe-Hough

Meet Exercise Physiologist Sara Briscoe-Hough

by Zoltan Marosszeky
At the beginning of this month, we had the pleasure of welcoming a new Exercise Physiologist, Sara Briscoe-Hough, to the Newcastle Integrated Physiotherapy team.  Sara is originally from Tamworth but has spent the last 3 and a half years in Newcastle.  Sara has been passionate about exercise for a long time, training at the gym since she was 17 and working as a personal trainer for a year. As a personal trainer, Sara worked with men and women from 18 to 74 years old. "O...

12 November 2020

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Top 5 Benefits of Pilates

Top 5 Benefits of Pilates

by Elizabeth Hughes
If you've been online or near a gym lately you've probably heard someone talking about Pilates. Although it has become incredibly popular in recent years, Pilates actually dates back to the early 20th century.  What is Pilates? Pilates is a low-impact form of exercise that focuses on improving postural alignment, core strength, and muscle balance. Although it may look like easy stretches, Pilates should definitely feel like a workout. Even though Pilates is a low-impact w...

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