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Arrrrggghh – Lateral Hip Pain

Posted by Kate Blampied on July 2, 2019

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  Arrrghhh, Lateral Hip Pain Lateral hip pain. Gluteus medius tendinopathy. Common causes, prevalence, assessment, education and management; an exercise physiology approach. If you’re walking like a pirate but don’t captain a large ship, your swagger may be preventable and treatable, and the remedy doesn’t involve buying an eye-path and a parrot. Gluteus medius  tendinopathy (GMt) is a relatively common condition that affects the outside of the hip. The gluteus medius (glut med) muscle is a

When should I exercise?

Posted by Kate Blampied on September 10, 2018

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Campbell Craig, exercise physiologist Home Health Rehab, gives his insight into “when should I exercise?” The past couple of years have seen a rising interest in exercise physiology and the benefits of exercise. Programs such as Insight, Catalyst, and Michael Mosley’s latest self-experiment are helping to shed more light on the seemingly limitless benefits of exercise. Print and digital news media have been highlighting the benefits of strength training to delay or even avoid surgery

Expert Advice for Aging Bodies

Posted by Kate Blampied on August 27, 2018

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As your lifestyle changes over time, so too does your ability, willingness, desire and threshold for exercise. For the average teenager, there are unlimited opportunities to exercise, be it through organised (or totally disorganised) sport, sessions at the gym or just heading to the park with the dog. Inevitably as we age, partners, kids, jobs, aches and pains slowly take the place of some of that activity. If you’re not consciously scheduling activity in between
We know approximately 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 fall, but did you know that cognitive impairment such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease doubles the risk even further? Around 60-90% of people over 65 with cognitive impairment will fall. This group also have 3 times the risk of a fall resulting in a fracture and are 5 times more likely to end up in a hospital or nursing home. So why does

Ladder safety

Posted by lucky8.admin on April 1, 2017

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During 2014 in Australia, 1668 people aged 65 years and over were hospitalized because they fell from a ladder, over 80% of those who fell were male. Ladder related injuries among men aged 65 years and older is steadily increasing in Australia. The rise in these ladder related falls is linked to the ageing baby boomer population and the popularity of DIY building reality television shows such as The Block. Those aged over 65 tend