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Strength Training with a Neurological Condition

Some of your muscles may be very weak in the aftermath of a stroke. That can make it frustratingly difficult to get up from a chair, for example, or do other everyday tasks. Strength training can help you to build stronger muscles. But it has to be done in careful, targeted ways to ensure that…

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Prehabilitation: Reduce Your Risk of Injury or Get Stronger for Surgery

Would you like to reduce your risk of injury? Or recover more quickly after surgery? Then prehabilitation could be just what you need. It’s part of a preventive approach to health that recognises that it’s better to stay healthy than to treat and recover from illness or injury. We know that modifying your lifestyle by eating well,…

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Stroke Recovery and Physiotherapy

It’s National Stroke Week, a time when we raise awareness of stroke’s symptoms and impact. Physiotherapy plays a key role in helping you recover after a stroke. Research shows training and exercise can help you move and use your arms again, improve your balance and ability to walk after a stroke.  Getting as fit as…

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Is Sitting Really Harming Your Health?

‘A nice cup of tea and a sit down’ was once thought to cure all ills. But it now seems that too much sitting causes problems of its own. You may spend a significant amount of time sitting down. Perhaps you sit at a desk all day at work, sit at the table for dinner,…

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Arthritis and Physical Therapy

Stiff, swollen and painful joints are common symptoms of arthritis. You might notice that in any joint in your body, such as your fingers, wrists, elbows, hips, knees or ankles. There’s no cure for arthritis so treatment focuses on relieving pain and maintaining your joint function and movement. Exercise can really help your arthritis. A…

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Hand Hygiene

Practising good hand and sneeze/cough hygiene is the best defence against most viruses. We ask you, along with all our Neurospace staff, to: Please use our hand sanitiser on arrival and departure from our clinic reception Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, before and after eating, and after going to the toilet Cover…

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Enable ME!

We have used our slightly quieter COVID time to rethink our gym… this has included a physical revamp rescheduling our gym program, and reviewing the operation and focus of some of our shared sessions. Enable ME! is for everyone – working at your current capacity no matter what your mobility and targeting underlying impairments to…

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NDIS: 6 Tips on Developing your Goals

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides people with a disability the choice, control and support to reach their goals and aspirations. Under the scheme, NDIS goal setting is a vital and essential part of developing your plan with your provider, as the goals you set will build out the services and treatments you receive.…

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Vertigo: Symptoms, Triggers and Treatment

Vertigo is one of Alfred Hitchcock’s most famous movies. It’s also the name for a form of dizziness where you feel like the room is spinning. You might notice this when you move your head suddenly, like standing up quickly or rolling over in bed. Vertigo is actually a symptom of another health condition. Potential…

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Hydrotherapy: What Is It and How Can It Help?

There’s something blissful about being in water. If you’re living with a painful or debilitating condition, water offers a sense of freedom. As the water supports you and bears some of your weight, you’re more able to exercise sore joints or walk without fear of falling. That’s why many people find that hydrotherapy (or aquatic…

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