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Where’s your walking stick?

logo When I saw Gwen this week she was commenting on how she is feeling so much more confident on her feet, that she keeps going out without her walking stick.  And people are noticing.  Gwen saw us initially for di...

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When I saw Gwen this week she was commenting on how she is feeling so much more confident on her feet, that she keeps going out without her walking stick.  And people are noticing. 

Gwen saw us initially for dizziness which was found to be a mixture of things including BPPV (Benign Paroxysmal Positioning Vertigo, vestibular hypofunction and unsteadiness due to poor vision and weakness on one side of her body.  Over five sessions we worked on the various problems. 

What is BPPV?

The brain registers dizziness on head movement because something (usually an otoconia crystal) is in one ear that gives an error message that confuses the brain when the head is moved in a certain direction.  This requires a special head manoeuvre to move the crystal into the right spot.  This usually only takes 1-2 times to do.

And Vestibular Hypofunction?

Vestibular hypofunction is where the inner ear works less well than it should.  The balance system in the middle ear is made of hair cells.  With ageing or trauma the hair cells can reduce and provide less sensory information to help the overall balance system.   But they can be tuned up and helped to work as best they can with the right exercises.  So Gwen has been doing exercises targeted to her current abilities.

Unsteadiness has multiple causes, and in Gwen’s case we picked just three additional exercises that were going to strengthen the weak area and improve her overall steadiness.  In particular, we have focused on improving sensory information coming in from the feet to help substitute for the reduction of sensory information from the eyes and ears.   We also did manual therapy (hands on work) to improve the neck and back alignment and looseness so that it could also help with providing better sensory information.

Gwen is so happy with the increased confidence in mobility she is planning to check in once a month to keep her back and neck working well and to progress her exercises.  We still encourage Gwen to use the walking stick as a precaution but it is lovely she is no longer dependent on it!

 

GigaLaser off to a great start!

GigaLase_image001.jpg Deborah loves hew new GigaLaser and is finding really interesting results with our neurological, musculoskeletal and vestibular clients. The GigaLaser came all the way from Denmark, where they have been developing this t...

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Deborah loves hew new GigaLaser and is finding really interesting results with our neurological, musculoskeletal and vestibular clients. The GigaLaser came all the way from Denmark, where they have been developing this technology since 1982 (before some of our therapists were even born!). Here is a great success story from our friends in Denmark. If you have any questions regarding laser therapy, please get in touch.

There’s no doubt that the GigaLaser has made a huge difference on my knee…

"It’s almost a miracle that I’m able to play handball today, I’m so happy that my team has such a great medical staff, as well as a partnership with FysioDanmark Randers, which makes it possible to get laser treatments.”

So says professional handball player Gitte Andersen, from the Danish handball team Randers HK. She’s referring to her team’s partnership with FysioDanmark Randers (a large physical therapy clinic in Denmark) and the treatments she received, after suffering from a long-term injury that had her nearly give up hope of ever returning to the sport again.

Previous meniscus and ACL injuries, and subsequent surgeries, had caused great damage to the cartilage in her knee. Followed by great pain. In November 2014, the pain had grown intense, and the months that followed were not exactly easy for Gitte Andersen.

In February 2015, it was over. “I just couldn’t do it anymore”, she says.

“I felt excruciating pain doing everyday things like climbing stairs, and our team physician didn’t think I’d ever be able to play handball again. I, too, was afraid I’d never return to the court again.”

A physical therapist and the GigaLaser

Gitte Andersen received her first treatment with the GigaLaser in August 2015, and in the weeks that followed she visited FysioDanmark Randers 2-3 times a week. Pictured above is Gitte Andersen, receiving a treatment with the GigaLaser, next to physical therapist, Atle Roestad, of FysioDanmark Randers.

“I actually felt a difference after the first treatment but it was probably after 7-8 treatments that I was able to do more than previously, without pain”, says Gitte Andersen.

She kept getting better and continued to receive at least one treatment a week. After learning that she was pregnant, due in April 2016, she decided to take it easy on the handball training.

“I kept up with the GigaLaser treatments and built up my basic fitness, but playing handball would have to wait until after my maternity leave”, says Gitte Andersen.

A great comeback

In July 2016, she was training alongside her teammates for the upcoming season. The GigaLaser treatments were intensified, and although her knee did have to re-adjust to the movements on the court, Gitte Andersen played her first league match in 1.5 years, in September.

“It was amazing to do a comeback! Everyone said I’d never play again but thanks to the long break off the court, all the help I’ve gotten from our team physician and physical therapists, and all the treatments with the GigaLaser, I was once again able to throw my team jersey on”, Gitte Andersen says, thrilled.

“It’s really amazing that the elite athletes in town have welcomed the GigaLaser with such open arms. The Randers HK players alone have received just short of 200 GigaLaser treatments in the last year, and we’ve had really great results. But it’s Gitte Andersen’s challenging case that’s the best success story of them all”, says Atle Roestad.

PowerMedic Lasers helps you get off to a great start with the GigaLaser

Our goal is that all athletes, as well as everyone else, have access to faster recovery after injury. And we are, of course, always available with help and support – to get you off to the best start possible, offering GigaLaser treatments in YOUR clinic.

Tell me more about the GigaLaser!

Our goal is that all athletes, as well as everyone else, have access to faster recovery after injury.
And we are, of course, always available with help and support – to get you off to the best start possible, offering GigaLaser treatments in YOUR clinic.

 

September 8th is World Physiotherapy Day!

Septembe_Image_world_physio_day.PNG The theme this year is 'add life to years', highlighting the important role  physiotherapist play in healthy ageing. Physiotherapists are health professionals who have a key role in helping people wit...

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The theme this year is 'add life to years', highlighting the important role  physiotherapist play in healthy ageing. Physiotherapists are health professionals who have a key role in helping people with long-term conditions achieve their goals, fulfil their potential and participate fully in society. They work with people to maximise movement and functional ability. If you have problems that affect your mobility, ask us how one of our physiotherapists can help you get back on your feet.

 

 

Physician heal thy self

Physicia_Physician_heal_thy_self.jpg I recently sustained two injuries and unintentionally managed them entirely differently and have been amazed at the results.   The first was my index finger in the car door.  I stopped the jamming in time to no...

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I recently sustained two injuries and unintentionally managed them entirely differently and have been amazed at the results.
 
The first was my index finger in the car door.  I stopped the jamming in time to not crush the finger, but enough damage to bruise the bone and give a bit of swelling.  I ignored it and continued work as normal with my hands. Two weeks later , the joint had recovered very slowly so that the range remained restricted and there was tenderness  over the site of the injury.
 
The second was my ankle, which one week after the injury of my finger I caught my ankle on a step in the dark. With buckling of my foot I heard a huge crack and pain and knew that this was more than a simple strain, so I took a bit more care.  The foot was immediately elevated and ankle compressed.  I got home taped it into position, and remained elevated and resting.  I self-assessed and ruled out fracture and complete ligament rupture. I followed some standard physio things : a colleague locked the ankle with sports tape to minimise stretching, reduced weight bearing  with a crutch on and off for a few days to protect  the ankle, but also allow me to load the foot gently and stop my back from twisting.  I also used my laser daily to promote healing.  I will say I am amazed at the rapid reduction of swelling , bruising and pain, and return to normal walking.  The healing is still on going and there is an ache there to remind me to take care, and continue to strengthen the ankle and leg.
 
I then lasered the finger and the joint range increased back to normal and bone pain reduced.
 
When I talk about laser I am referring to cold low level light  therapy (LLLT).  We have been working with LLLT  for 6 years at Neurospace and are pleased that the things that we have found are being supported with research.  All laser is not the same and the important part is the power and dosage are appropriate for the site of the body.   We use laser as part of the management .  Additional things to promote best function of the body part were equally important such as exercise and joint alignment.  
 
LLLT has become a big part of Neurospace because it is such a diverse tool. The laser provides energy and stimulation delivered from LEDs at a specific wave frequency, to an area where the laser is applied. The energy gives a boost to the cells and aids them with their natural healing process. LLLT can assist with many things including;
  • Arthritis pain
  • Tennis elbow
  • Muscle pain
  • Wound healing
  • Inflammation
For me LLLT helped with 2 different problems, it aided the healing of a compression injury in my finger, LLLT also helped with rapid healing of an ankle strain from a misplaced foot.

The LSVT program

The-LSVT_Speech_Therapy_Lindi_2.jpg At the recommendation of my neurologist, I undertook the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment program in mid-2016. My voice had been failing for the better part of a year. It was fragile and unreliable. Some days it was little ...

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At the recommendation of my neurologist, I undertook the Lee Silverman Voice Treatment program in mid-2016. My voice had been failing for the better part of a year. It was fragile and unreliable. Some days it was little more than a whisper. Disconcertingly, sentences sometimes failed to launch, if I can put it like that. Social activities became more difficult and my work performance, where I was typically expected to talk to visitors and deliver presentations, went into a worrying decline.
 
My impressions of the LSVT program were favourable virtually from the outset. I thought the benefits showed up quickly. Within a week or two, I could see a distinct gain in my voice and, with it, a sharp improvement in my confidence. After completing the course, I would recommend it highly to others considering it. The course is a four-week program, and it requires commitment and determination by those undertaking it. But, speaking just about my own case, I definitely found the results to be worthwhile.
 
I cannot speak too highly of the therapist delivering the program. Nicole always showed a strong sense of engagement with her clients, unfailing good humour, and the commitment to work outside normal work hours to deliver the course. She was patient, thoughtful, and professional. It was my good fortune to have access to the LSVT program and to such capable, professional help.
 

Talent 4 Tokyo: Do you have what it takes?

Talent-4_Facebook_updadte.jpg Do you have what it takes? While our current group of Australian athletes are busily preparing for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Australian Paralympic Committee and our sporting partners are searching for the next g...

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Do you have what it takes?

While our current group of Australian athletes are busily preparing for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the Australian Paralympic Committee and our sporting partners are searching for the next generation.

Are you a talented athlete with the potential to represent Australia at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games?

Be part of our new Talent 4 Tokyo Program.

The next Talent 4 Tokyo event will be held in Canberra, ACT

Who should attend:

Individuals from aged 10 with a physical, vision, or intellectual impairment; not currently involved in Para-sport or those who are looking to transfer into a different Para-sport.

When: Sunday, July 10th, 11:00am – 3:00pm
Where: STF 2 and 3, Australian Institute of Sport
Register your interest atwww.paralympic.org.au/programs/talent-4-tokyo

Neurospace and the NDIS

Neurospa_Frankie_boxing_Croped.jpg Neurospace started in 2008, well before NDIS was happening.  We have gradually grown to be a team of over 20 people.  The team includes a diverse range of skills and people that enjoy working together to get th...

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Neurospace started in 2008, well before NDIS was happening.  We have gradually grown to be a team of over 20 people.  The team includes a diverse range of skills and people that enjoy working together to get the best outcome for all.  Most of our clients would work with at least 2 or more team members to improve outcomes and create Benefits for Life.
 
The NDIS was bought to Canberra last year, and we have been engulfed as a trial site.  The positives of this is that people in Canberra have had early access to some funding to get the care they need.   Over this time the team at NDIS planning office has been learning things such as funding allocation, suppliers and working with the consumers. The job for them has been enormous to train their staff and decide on workable models of care and provision.  For a brand new system while it is far from perfect the team there is doing an amazing job in a complex new space.  For our Neurospace team, over the last 18 months we have been learning to work with NDIS plans, writing reports in different formats, helping to plan realistic goals in chronic conditions and helping to get the best result for the funding given.  We have also had to develop new processes in our administration and accounting area. Over this time at Neurospace, we are proud to have grown further in our skills, abilities and team work to work with people with these complex health needs.
 
While the value of rehabilitation and exercise has been well recognized post stroke and brain injury in the first year post acquiring; and in Parkinson’s and MS (all who have been seen with NDIS funding), the outcomes for quality of life are being seen also for those who have long standing disabilities and received minimal intervention for 10 or more years such as cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and older stroke.  Specialised assessment of the underlying muscle weaknesses, motor control and learning style and applying this to movement and speech difficulties means we can create a targeted plan to improve overall function and independence.  In addition, skilled assessment of the person’s environment and adaptive equipment that will further enhance a person’s skill has shown to make a significant difference to the ability to stay active in the community or to improve ease of care of the person in their home.
 
Neurospace has grown along with the NDIS, we promote holistic care, empowering you to make choices for your best outcome.

Happy New Year!

Happy-Ne_New_Years_Fire_Works.jpg We hope you had a happy and healthy holiday season, and you were able to spend quality time with friends and family. Our team members are trickling back from holidays and are looking forward to catching up with you again...

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We hope you had a happy and healthy holiday season, and you were able to spend quality time with friends and family. Our team members are trickling back from holidays and are looking forward to catching up with you again soon. 
Did you make a special new year’s resolution? If you need a bit of help getting there please get in touch. We would love to help make your goals of living a healthier happier life a reality in 2016!
 
Happy New Year,
From the Neurospace Team

CHRISTMAS SHUTDOWN PERIOD

logo We would like to advise that our last day of operation for 2015 is: Thursday the 24th of December 2015 at 2pm We will reopen on: Monday the 4th of January 2016 All of us at Neurospace join in wishing you a very Merry Chr...

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We would like to advise that our last day of operation for 2015 is:

Thursday the 24th of December 2015 at 2pm

We will reopen on:

Monday the 4th of January 2016

All of us at Neurospace join in wishing you a very Merry Christmas with the best of everything in the coming New Year!

Speech Pathology Week

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Talk with me during speech pathology week 23-29 August 2015

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Special offer in July and August!

Special-_Special_offer.png We are very pleased to welcome not one but two lovely new Therapy Assistants to the practice! Kylie and Karin join Alex Marahrens and we are all very excited to have them join the Neurospace family. They can help you wit...

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We are very pleased to welcome not one but two lovely new Therapy Assistants to the practice! Kylie and Karin join Alex Marahrens and we are all very excited to have them join the Neurospace family.

They can help you with your exercise program and carrying out treatments under the supervision of your therapist. With a bit more practice, you can reach your goals even faster!
We have two special offers in July and August* to welcome them to the practice:

1. Bundle a Therapy Assistant session with your individual Physio, Occupational Therapy or Exercise Physiology session and pay only $30 for 30 minutes! (usual fee is $60 for 30 minutes with the Therapy Assistant)

2. Would you like to see just the Therapy Assistant? For July and August we have reduced the rate to see Karin and Kylie. It’s a great opportunity to brush up on your program and meet our new team members.

  • 60 mins $70 (usually $90)
  • 45 mins $55 (usually $75)
  • 30 mins $40 (usually $60)

These special offers are just for July and August. If you would like to take advantage of this special offer, talk to your therapist or one of our lovely admin staff.

*offers do not apply to home visits

New Gym Access Pass

New-Gym-_xgym-2.jpg.pagespeed_.ic_.5G2e6KMGWq_.jpg Neurospace is opening the gym doors for those who would like to complete their exercise programs in our lovely new facility. Do you currently have a gym program from one of our therapists? You can start right away! If y...

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Neurospace is opening the gym doors for those who would like to complete their exercise programs in our lovely new facility.

Do you currently have a gym program from one of our therapists? You can start right away! If you would like to use the gym before or after a booked appointment, there is no charge.

If you would like to use the gym at other times, you can purchase a gym access pass. The gym access pass is just $99 per month, available in either 3-month ($297) or 6-month ($594) passes.

All you need is a program developed by one of our therapists (within the last 2 months) and you can get started!

If you need to book an appointment to have a program developed, please contact reception. We recommend an initial appointment* to develop your program plus a 30-minute follow up to ensure you are exercising safely and able to reach your goals. Your program can be developed by our Physiotherapists or Exercise Physiologists.

* Initial Appointment: 45 mins or 60 mins if complex condition

 

Special offer for current clients:

If you are currently receiving regular treatment from one of our therapists, the monthly rate is reduced to just $85 per month! (3 months $255, 6 months $765). Or if you only use the gym when you are in for an appointment, there is no charge.

 

Special offer for Carers:

Would you like to work on your own program while you are waiting? If you have a program set-up by our Exercise Physiologist, you can exercise for free whilst they are in their session! Just book in to a gym session at the same time as their appointment

 

Conditions apply:

Purchasing a gym pass entitles you to use of the Neurospace gym during our regular opening hours. We reserve the right to modify the opening hours for operational requirements.

You are required to book your session times with reception staff, to ensure everyone’s safety and comfort whilst in our facility.

This is unsupervised gym access, and whilst our therapists will also be working with clients in the gym they are not available for consultation during that time. If you require assistance with your program, or for your program to be reviewed you will need to book an appointment with one of our therapists.

Payment for gym access is in advance for 3 or 6 months. This fee is not refundable, and no credit will be given for periods where you do not access the gym (eg holidays).

ANZAC Ultra Marathon

ANZAC-Ul_anzac.png Jacinta, our fearless Exercise Physiologist will be commemorating Anzac Day slightly differently this year. As you know this year marks 100 years since Australian soldiers took their first steps onto the shores of Galli...

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Jacinta, our fearless Exercise Physiologist will be commemorating Anzac Day slightly differently this year. As you know this year marks 100 years since Australian soldiers took their first steps onto the shores of Gallipoli.

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Over seven days in April I will compete in a team Ultra marathon. Our team, dubbed Team Lone Pine, consisting of good friends Michael Davies, Camron Ebzery and Emma Bruns, will embark on a journey covering 420 kilometres in honour of those who gave their lives for our country.

Yes you read correctly, 420km per team which works out to be 105km per runner (or 5 half marathons). Considering that as of December I hadn’t run any more than 10km continuously, this will be a huge feat. But that is exactly the point. I, like the Anzacs, am an everyday person asked to complete a monumental challenge. Like the Anzacs, it will require training, perseverance, mateship and mental toughness. It is in this way that I will show my respect for the Anzac spirit.

Importantly, the ANZAC Ultra marathon event aims to raise over $50,000 to make a difference in the lives of those currently serving or dealing with the loss of loved ones who once served, through the Legacy charity. Currently, the ANZAC Ultra has raised $16K for Legacy and I take pride knowing we’re contributing to Legacy’s important work.

You can get involved by donating to this worthy cause via our team fund-raising page https://anzacultra2015.everydayhero.com/au/team-lone-pine. Did you know Legacy currently cares for 100,000 widows and 1,900 children and disabled dependants throughout Australia? Chances are you know one of them! I encourage you to join me in whatever way you can. Perhaps you would like to visit Canberra and cheer us on or run a couple of kilometres with me!

If you would like to learn more about the event it can be found at (new updates will be uploaded on February 28thhttp://www.anzacultra2015.com/ 

 

Welcome Nicole!

logo Neurospace would like to welcome Nicole Carberry, who will be providing a brand new Speech Pathology service for Neurospace. Nicole comes to us from Melbourne where she has been practicing as a Speech Pathologist fo...

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Neurospace would like to welcome Nicole Carberry, who will be providing a brand new Speech Pathology service for Neurospace.

Nicole comes to us from Melbourne where she has been practicing as a Speech Pathologist for the past 8 years.  She has extensive experience in the area of neurological rehabilitation, progressive neurological diseases and traumatic brain injury.

As part of Nicole’s experience she spent two years in London working as a locum providing both community and hospital based Speech Pathology services.  This included working with young adults who had suffered traumatic brain injuries as a result of gang related violence, providing specialist Speech Pathology service to those in the community with progressive neurological conditions and providing home based rehabilitation for those with communication impairment post stroke

Nicole recently worked for the state wide service provider in Victoria for those with a progressive neurological condition.  This experience saw Nicole working with a range of client’s with varied diagnosis including; Motor Neuron Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, MS and Huntington’s Disease.  Nicole also provided specialist Speech Pathology service to a Huntington’s Disease specific residential facility.  As part of this role Nicole provided assessment and management to those with secretion and/or swallowing difficulties and communication/cognitive challenges.  Nicole also gained valuable experience with setting up both low tech and high tech communication aids including, eye gaze systems, speech output devices and low tech communication aids (ie. pictures boards).

Nicole has extensive knowledge in the area of swallowing and secretion management, which are common problems faced by those with acquired and/or progressive neurological conditions.  Nicole is able to provide assessment, advice and practical strategies/suggestions to help manage issues with dry mouth, excessive thin and/or thick secretions, drooling and oral care.  Nicole is also able to provide a comprehensive swallowing assessment and recommend strategies and/or diet and fluid changes to ensure safety during mealtimes.

Nicole has worked extensively in the area of stroke rehabilitation, and enjoys the diversity and challenges that it presents.  Nicole can also provide assessment and individual therapy for those with acquired and/or progressive communication difficulties for example; voice changes as a result of declining Parkinson’s disease, speech changes post stroke or as part of a neurological diagnosis, language difficulties post stroke, communication/cognition changes as a result of deteriorating MS.

She looks forward to working at Neurospace and providing a quality specialist Speech Pathology service to those in the ACT.

Read more about Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Read more about Speech Therapy following a Stroke

 

Review your Health Care provider at WhiteCoat

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You can review your therapist at Whitecoat, Australia’s largest healthcare provider directory and customer review site.

We would love to hear your feedback on our services.

You can also vote for your provider at whitecoat.com.au

for a chance to win $10,000

January Special Offer

logo Treat yourself this year with a TUNE-UP package Do you need a bit of a boost to get you going again? Maybe an old injury or niggle has returned . . . You might not be sleeping as well because your back is twinging . Or ...

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Treat yourself this year with a TUNE-UP package
Do you need a bit of a boost to get you going again?

Maybe an old injury or niggle has returned . . .
You might not be sleeping as well because your back is twinging . Or maybe you feel like you have fallen off the exercise wagon?

Our TUNE-UP package are designed to help you get back on track with your health goals. Sometimes you just need a little bit of help along the way to have you feeling in good shape. This is perfect for those who need a short burst of therapy and a brush up on your exercises to leave you feeling fabulous!

The TUNE-UP package includes:
> 2 x 30 minute physiotherapy sessions
> 2 x 30 minute Exercise Physiology sessions
> 1 x 30 minute massage
> plus a free pair of Airfeet valued at $42!
Price if purchasing separately:           $410
Package price:                                    $368

Your car gets a regular service, so why not treat yourself? A TUNE-UP package is also perfect to get you started on your New Year’s resolutions – why not get in early!

Tone it up! Programs for tweens and teens

logo Activitweens  A program for 8-12 year olds with clumsiness or low tone to boost their participation in school and daily activities with more confidence and less fatigue.  Suitable for children with mild to mode...

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Activitweens

 A program for 8-12 year olds with clumsiness or low tone to boost their participation in school and daily activities with more confidence and less fatigue.

 Suitable for children with mild to moderate movement issues. Diagnosis, if known, will be variable from cerebral palsy to ADD. Children will be matched with those with similar needs.

 10 week school term program once a week during school terms, or intensive 3 times per week in school holidays

 Small group work only 3-4 particiapnts, 1 hour long sessions

 Expected Outcomes

  • Specific goal directed focus eg hand writing, soccer playing
  • Improvement in confidence and ability to participate with friends
  • Development of habit to be active.

 Features of program

  • Sensory integration approach, and development of flexibility and strength to complete task
  • Stabilising and movement based challenges
  • Mixutre of repeititve and novel tasks
  • Small homework tasks focused on play tasks encouraged

 Instructors: physiotherapist and exercise physiologist

 Next program starting term 4: individual assessment and goal setting preferred before commencement of group.

 . . and for the 13 – 16 year olds we are running a pilot program of

Activiteens

 This group is designed to get teens interested and participating in exercise to encourage continued exercise participation. Teens will learn new skills and knowledge of exercise in a non-competitive environment.

 Does your child have poor posture? Does your child have a neurological condition or movement problem? Not sure how they can safely exercise? Worried about injuries as your child develops and find they are injurying themselves team sports (prehabilitation)?

 Structured sport and physical education in schools provides children with opportunities to exercise through their development but fails to instil the necessary skills, understanding or knowledge of how to continue to exercise into adult life. Teen years are the ideal platform to form new and lasting habits. By creating a non-competitive environment and targeting interests of teens it is possible to build self-confidence and healthy lifestyles.

 Expected outcomes

Measure progress, not performance. By the end of the term teens will be able to:

  • Improve their individual scores on balance, strength and coordination. (see examples of session outcome measures further down)
  • Consistently participate in 60min a day of exercise and meet the national standards
  • Healthy eating goal:
  • Lumbopelvic and shoulder girdle stability, strength, coordination and balance

 Features of the program:

TECHNOLOGY BASED: Bringing technology together with exercise to achieve physical activity outcomes. Incorporating DVD exercise/dance, Nitendo Wii, Biofeedback and EMG into exercise – help Limit arguments in the home about screen time.

SCIENCE-BASED FOUNDATION: Our program was designed by an exercise physiologist. It aims to enhance lumbopelvic and shoulder girdle stability, improve coordination and balance while encouraging continued participation in exercise into adult hood.

SMALL CLASS SIZES: Classes contain no more than 6 teens and have a 1:6 instructor to student ratio. This means more attention for your child and better learning outcomes.

 

Activiteens classes on Tuesdays @ 4pm – next 6-week term begins on February 24