Physiotherapy News

Use Less Is More adage to keep health on track

Struggling to stay on track with your health goals? Or need a simple way to keep you motivated? Friendlies Physiotherapy Service dietitian Alessandra Winfield has some great tips to do just that. Unhealthy habits are simply habits and can be re-trained and broken with determination and intention. It’s a time to look at things differently and resolve to do things differently. Why should we do this? According to health statistics, Australians are just not up to scratch when it comesMore

Friendly Life issue 36 – Read Online!

Read about: Friendlies Medical Suites Opens Doors Dietitian & Occupational Therapist at Friendlies Physiotheraphy Service Friendlies Volunteers recognised Red Feb for Heart Research Australia Click here to read issue 36 of Friendly life

Time to get your fitness back on track

With Christmas and the New Year behind us, now is a great time to re-evaluate your fitness goals. Friendlies Physiotherapy Service head physiotherapist Matt Churchill has shared his tips to getting your health and fitness on track for the year. Post Christmas weight and lethargy is changed best with exercise that burns calories and uses large muscle groups. It is recommended to start slowly and build up intensity and repetitions, so the risk of injury is less. Below are someMore

Plan for the Healthiest New Year yet

By Alessandra Winfield, The Friendlies dietician Have you gone through the Christmas Season with perpetual eating, drinking and being merry only to find yourself a few kilos heavier than you’d like to be? Often the trend is to make New Year’s resolutions about being fitter and healthier than the year gone by. We all know that these resolutions are usually short-lived and become the joke at every New Year’s Eve gathering. I think the reasons these resolutions are short-lived isMore